Department Chair
Douglas T. Stuart
Professor of Political Science and International Studies; J. William Stuart and Helen D. Stuart Chair in International Studies, Business and Management; Adjunct Professor, U.S. Army War College (1986).
Stern Center for Global Educ Room 105B
stuart@dickinson.edu
(717) 245-1930
Contributing Faculty
Russell Bova
Professor of Political Science; Director of the K. Robert Nilsson Center for European Studies in Bologna, 2014-16 (1982).
Denny Hall Room 101
(717) 245-1550 | bova@dickinson.edu
B.A., State University of New York at Buffalo, 1977; M.A., Indiana University, 1980; Ph.D., 1985.
Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 2010-11

Professor Bova teaches a variety of courses on international relations and comparative politics. He has published numerous articles and book chapters on Russian politics and comparative democratization. His international relations textbook, How the World Works, and an accompanying book of readings, Readings on How the World Works, were published in 2009.
Michael J. Fratantuono
(on sabbatical Spring 2015)
Associate Professor of International Studies, Business and Management (1988).
Althouse Hall Room 217
(717) 245-1075 | fratantu@dickinson.edu
B.A., Brown University, 1974; M.A., University of Rhode Island, 1982; Ph.D., University of Washington, 1988.
Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 2004-2005; Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 2005-06.

Professor Fratantuono is interested in international economics, government-business relations, and U.S. foreign economic policy. He has worked as a project manager in the software development industry. He has also been visiting professor in the Department of National Security and Strategy at the U.S. Army War College.
Jeffrey McCausland
Visiting Professor of International Security Studies (2010).
Stern Center for Global Educ Room 004
(717) 245-1059 | mccauslj@dickinson.edu


Kristine Mitchell
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies (2006).
Denny Hall Room 7
(717) 245-1220 | mitchelk@dickinson.edu
B.A., Oberlin College, 1997; M.A., Princeton University, 2003; Ph.D., 2006.

Professor Mitchell's teaching and research interests include European and EU politics, political identities, and labor politics. She has conducted field research across Western Europe and has held visiting and short-term appointments at the Institute for European Studies at UC Berkeley, the Center for European Studies at New York University, the Institut d'Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) in Paris, and the Department of Political Science at Northwestern University. Recent scholarship includes "Rethinking the 'Erasmus Effect' on European Identity" (Journal of Common Market Studies); "Does Identification with Europe Increase Support for Further Economic Integration?" (Journal of European Integration); "The European Trade Union at Forty: Integration and Diversity in the European Labor Movement" (Labor History); “Student Mobility and European Identity: Erasmus Study as a Civic Experience?” (Journal of Contemporary European Research); and “From Whitehall to Brussels: Thatcher, Delors and the Europeanization of the TUC” (Labor History).
Shalom D. Staub
Associate Provost for Academic Affairs (2004).
West College (Old West) 2nd Floor
(717) 254-8917 | staubs@dickinson.edu
B.A., Wesleyan University, 1977; M.A., 1978; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1985.

His research and teaching interests focus on 1) various dimensions of conflict analysis, conflict resolution and peacemaking, and 2) the ethnography of religious experience, including “folk” religion, religion and conflict, and the intersection of religion with race, ethnicity, and gender. These interests play out in his courses on conflict and conflict resolution studies, religion and conflict, ethnography of Jewish experience, folk religious practices in the Middle East and North Africa, and immigration and religious diversity in the US.
Douglas T. Stuart
Professor of Political Science and International Studies; J. William Stuart and Helen D. Stuart Chair in International Studies, Business and Management; Adjunct Professor, U.S. Army War College (1986).
Stern Center for Global Educ Room 105B
(717) 245-1930 | stuart@dickinson.edu
B.A., Marist College, 1970; M.A., University of Southern California, 1974; Ph.D., 1979.
Ganoe Award for Inspirational Teaching, 1990-1991; Dickinson Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1995-1996.

His teaching and research interests include American foreign policy, national security affairs, Asian and West European security. Dr. Stuart is also an Adjunct Professor at the U.S. Army War College.
Edward Webb
Associate Professor of Political Science and International Studies (2007).
Denny Hall Room 202
(717) 245-1009 | webbe@dickinson.edu
B.A., Cambridge University, 1992; M.A., University of Pennsylvania, 2003; Ph.D., 2007.

His teaching and research activities are mainly in Middle East politics, comparative politics and international relations. He contributes to Middle East Studies and Security Studies. He has particular interests in the interaction of religions and politics and the politics of education, as well as authoritarianism and empire. His interest in pedagogical applications of new technologies, including simulations, games, and social media, has led to him being appointed to the Advisory Board of the National Institute for Technology in Liberal Education. A former diplomat, he has lived and worked in the Middle East and Europe. Recent publications: Professor Webb contributed a chapter on “Totalitarianism and Authoritarianism” to 21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook, edited by Ishiyama & Breuning (2011) and a chapter, “Should the Daleks Be Exterminated?” (with Mark Wardecker) to Doctor Who and Philosophy, edited by Smithka & Lewis (2010). His article “Engaging Students with Engaging Tools” was published in Educause Quarterly in 2009.
Andrew T. Wolff
(on sabbatical 2014-15)
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies (2008).
Stern Center for Global Educ Room 003
(717) 245-1968 | wolffan@dickinson.edu
B.A., Washington & Lee University, 1995; M.A., Johns Hopkins University, 2003; Ph.D., 2010.

His areas of teaching and research include U.S. foreign policy, transatlantic relations, NATO security policy, international relations theory, and European politics. Currently, his primary research concerns the geopolitics of NATO enlargement into Central and Eastern Europe. He has been a legal staff assistant in the United States Senate and an English teacher in the Czech Republic. Professor Wolff's article “The Structural and Political Crisis of NATO Transformation” was published in the Journal of Transatlantic Studies in December 2009.
Adjunct Faculty
Craig Nation
Visiting Professor of Political Science and Security Studies (2011).
Stern Center for Global Educ Room 006
(717) 245-1770 | nationr@dickinson.edu
B.A., Villanova University, 1968; Ph.D., Duke University, 1975.

Anthony R. Williams
Visiting Professor of Political Science and Security Studies (2011).
Denny Hall Room 14B
(717) 254-8135 | williant@dickinson.edu
B.A., Old Dominion University, 1967; M.A., University of Virginia, 1969.