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Political Science Department Contacts

To declare a major (INTA, POSC, or PPA) or a minor (POSC or PPA) in our department, please come by the departmental office in Miller Hall room 2120 between 8am-5pm. Upon arrival, ask the person at the reception desk for assistance. To declare the political communications (PCOM) minor, please e-mail the coordinator Dr. Valerie Sulfaro at to request a meeting.

To request consideration of a course directive request (also known as a course substitution) regarding the INTA, POSC, or PPA major or regarding the POSC or PPA minor, please e-mail the Assistant Department Chair, Dr. Scott Hammond at to clarify the nature of your situation and your course directive request.

Department Chair

Dr. Jonathan W. Keller

Political Science major & minor

Dr. Scott J. Hammond

International Affairs major

Dr. John W. Hulsey

Public Policy & Administration major & minor

Dr. Liliokanaio Peaslee

Political Communication minor

Dr. Valerie Sulfaro

MPA Program

Dr. Fred D. Mayhew

MA in Political Science w/ concentration in EU Policy Studies

Dr. John Scherpereel

Graduate Certificate in International NGO Management

Dr. Kerry Crawford