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


Core Faculty

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



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


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


Affiliate Faculty

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



Shauna CarlisleCharlie 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 HillPaul 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  

Kate Magner  
As Policy Studies Librarian, Kate assists students in conducting research and literature reviews for course assignments and capstone projects. She works with students both in the classroom and on a one-to-one basis.
Kate has been at UW Bothell since 2015. She has a BA in History from Boston College and a Master’s degree in Library & Information Science from The Catholic University of America (DC).



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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