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Mary E. Pettenger

Professor, Political Science

(503) 838-8301 | pettengm@wou.edu | HSS 205 | MW 10-10:50 am, 2-3 pm, & by appointment

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Dr. Mary Pettenger is a professor of politics, policy and administration at Western Oregon University. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. in International Studies from the University of Denver, and her B.A. from Whitman College. She teaches courses in the fields of international and comparative politics, including International Relations, Environmental Politics, U.S. Foreign Policy, International Law, International Organization, Human Rights, Causes of War, Government and Politics of Europe and Government and Politics of Asia.  She is also the faculty advisor for the WOU Model United Nations Club.

 

Her research focuses on the social construction of international climate change policies, environmental policies in the Netherlands and Canada, and active learning techniques in the classroom. She has published an edited volume, The Social Construction of Climate Change, ed., Ashgate Publishing, 2007, a chapter in the Routledge Handbook of International Environmental Politics, as well as articles in International Studies Perspectives, Environmental Communication, and International Politics.

B.A. 1988, Whitman College | M.A. 1993 | Ph.D. 2000, University of Denver

Office Hours: MWF 9-9:50am, R 9-11(online), & by appointment

Dr. Pettenger’s Course Offerings:
Fall 2017
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10466 PS 193D Model United Nations 1100-1150 MWF Acker 141
11392 PS 203D International Relations 1400-1550 MW HSS 235
10485 PS 355 Civic Literacy 1000-1050 MWF Acker 141
10486 PS 393D Model United Nations 1100-1150 F Acker 141
10495 PS 478D Political Fiction and Film online course

 

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Division of Social Sciences 

503-838-8288 | or e-mail: ryalss@wou.edu Location: HSS 231