Academics at Fort Lewis College

Faculty profiles

Dr. Ruth Alminas
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Interests

  • Armed Conflict and Conflict Management
  • Internal Displacement
  • Nongovernmental Organizations
  • Organizational Theory
  • Social Network Analysis

Education

  • Ph.D., Political Science, University of Arizona, 2012
  • M.A., Political Science, University of Arizona, 2008
  • M.A., Religion, University of Chicago Divinity School, 2005
  • B.A., Religious Studies, University of Colorado at Boulder, 2000

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Dr. Brad Clark
Associate Professor of Political Science

Professional Interests

  • American Politics and Policy
  • Western water policy
  • River restoration
  • Endangered species
  • Public Lands and Natural Resource Management

Education

  • Ph.D., Political Science, 2007, Colorado State University
  • M.A., Political Science, 2000, Colorado State University
  • B.A., Policital Science, 1995, Northern Arizona University

Curriculum Vitae

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Dr. Paul DeBell
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Expertise

  • Comparative Politics
  • Political Psychology
  • Populism and Anti-Establishment Movements 
  • Campaigns and Elections
  • Political Communications and Media
  • Democratization
  • Post-Communist Politics

Education

  • Ph.D., Political Science, The Ohio State University, 2016
  • M.A., Political Science, The Ohio State University, 2011
  • B.A., Government and Philosophy, College of William & Mary, 2006

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Dr. Michael Dichio
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Expertise

  • American political development
  • American political thought
  • Politics of the U.S. supreme court
  • U.S. constitutional law

Education

  • Ph.D., Government, Cornell University, 2014
  • B.A., Political Science and History, Boston College, 2008

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