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Political Science

Political Science

Mary K. Meyer McAleese


Mary Meyer McAleesePolitical Science
Behavioral Sciences Collegium
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Phone: 727.864.8309
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Office: Sheen Science Annex

Mary K. Meyer McAleese teaches courses in International and Comparative Politics, including the European Union, Latin American Politics, and US Foreign Policy, as well as Women and Gender Studies. Her published research includes her book, Gender Politics in Global Governance (1999, Rowman and Littlefield) and articles on gender politics in Northern Ireland. She is multilingual and has lived abroad and traveled widely. She has taken Eckerd students to Northern Ireland, London, and Central America. She has recently been elected Treasurer of the International Studies Association, the U.S.' main professional organization for international relations scholars.

Political Science Majors

Majoring in political science helps prepare students for careers such as law, teaching, government and non-governmental organizations, international organizations, think-tanks, journalism, business and further work in graduate school.

Pi Sigma Alpha

The following nine Political Science students have been accepted into the Alpha Eta Alpha Chapter of the Political Science Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha:

Erica Diffee
Kathalene Farley
Samantha E. Fenwick
Ryan Jarrett
Ashley L. Silva
Alex J. Simpson
Elizabeth Tomaselli
Kevin A. Vine
Devon E. Williams