Keith Nitta
Keith Nitta: AssociateProfessor
Education Policy, Comparative Politics, Leadership and Management
Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, Berkeley

Core Faculty

Shauna Carlisle
Shauna Carlisle: Assistant Professor
Approaches to Social Research, Race, Public Policy and Inequality
Ph.D., Social Welfare, University of Washington



Shauna Carlisle
Karam Dana: Assistant Professor
Diplomacy & Foreign Policy, International Development, Middle East Society & Politics, Politics of Race and Ethnicity
Ph.D., Interdisciplinary Near and Middle Eastern Studies, University of Washington

Dan Jacoby

Dan Jacoby: Professor
Political Economy, Labor and Education
Ph.D., Economics, University of Washington



Bruce Kochis
Bruce Kochis: Senior Lecturer
Policy Studies, Human Rights, East European Studies
Ph.D., Slavic, University of Michigan


Tate Twinam: Assistant Professor
PhD, Economics, University of Pittsburgh
BA, Economics and Mathematics, New College of Florida


Affiliate Faculty

Tom Bellamy
Tom Bellamy: Professor and Founding Director: Goodlad Institute
Education Policy, Education Leadership and Renewal, School Reform
Ph.D., Special Education, University of Oregon


Shauna Carlisle
Charlie Collins: Assistant Professor
Community Organizations, Multilevel Theory, Community Transformation, Social Networks
Ph.D., Ecological Community Pscychology, Michigan State University


Martha Groom

Martha Groom: Professor
Conservation of Biodiversity, Ecology, Plant-Animal Interactions
Ph.D., Zoology, University of Washington
Nives Dolšak: Affiliate Professor
Ph.D., Jointly, Department of Political Science and School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University, Bloomington

Paul Hill
Paul Hill: Professor
Reinventing Public Education
Ph.D., Political Science, Ohio State University


Cinnamon Hillyard

Cinnamon Hillyard: Assistant Professor
Undergraduate Mathematics Education, Numerical Methods for Partial Differential Equations, Ethnomathematics
Ph.D., Mathematics, Utah State University



Lauren Lichty: Assistant Professor
B.S. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Psychology
M.A.  Michigan State University, Ecological-Community Psychology
Ph.D .Michigan State University, Ecological-Community Psychology    


David Stokes: Associate Professor
Conservation Biology, Animal Ecology, Conservation Planning 
Ph.D., Zoology, University of Washington



Robert Turner: Assistant Professor
Earth and Environmental Science, Hydrogeology, Sustainability
Ph.D., Marine Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Camille Walsh: Assistant Professor
Law; Human Rights; Education Policy; Race, Gender and Sexuality
J.D. Harvard Law School
Ph.D., History, University of Oregon


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