Angela High-Pippert  portrait

Angela High-Pippert

Professor and Chair, Political Science
Degree
Ph.D. University of Nebraska, 1999
Office
JRC 405
Phone
(651) 962-5725
Mail
University of Saint Thomas
Department of Political Science
Mail JRC 432
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105
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Education:

Ph.D.     University of Nebraska, 1999
M.A.      University of Nebraska, 1995
B.J.        University of Nebraska, 1991 (Advertising)

 

Angela High-Pippert is Professor of Political Science and Associated Faculty in Women’s Studies at the University of St. Thomas.  She is also the coordinator of the Classroom Consulting Program within Faculty Development at UST.  Dr. High-Pippert teaches courses in American politics, women and politics, and public policy, and received the UST Distinguished Educator Award in 2012 and 2005.  Her research interests include citizen participation in community energy initiatives and women and politics, with publications in Energy Policy, Sustainability, Carbon Management, Bulletin of Science, Technology and Society, and Women and Politics.  Dr. High-Pippert directed the UST Women’s Studies Program for six years and co-chaired the ACTC Women’s Studies Program Committee for two years.  She is also past president of the Minnesota Political Science Association.  Professor High-Pippert joined UST in 1999.

Spring 2017 Courses

Spring 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
POLS 205 - L01 Cit. Participation & Pub Pol - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 MCH 231
CRN: 20278 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Angela High-Pippert This course focuses on American politics and public policy, with an emphasis on what both citizens and governments do, why they do it, and what difference it makes. It examines aspects of the policy process, such as agenda-setting and issue attention cycles, before covering substantive public policy issues such as education, civil rights, health care, energy and the environment, defense, and immigration. The ways in which citizens influence the public policy process through elections, interest groups, and measures of public opinion will also be considered. Prerequisite: POLS 104 or permission of instructor.

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POLS 478 - 01 Experiential Learning - - - - - - - -
CRN: 22953 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Angela High-Pippert

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Summer 2017 Courses

Summer 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
POLS 205 - L01 Cit. Participation & Pub Pol - T - R - - - 1730 - 2130 JRC 414
CRN: 30293 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Angela High-Pippert This course focuses on American politics and public policy, with an emphasis on what both citizens and governments do, why they do it, and what difference it makes. It examines aspects of the policy process, such as agenda-setting and issue attention cycles, before covering substantive public policy issues such as education, civil rights, health care, energy and the environment, defense, and immigration. The ways in which citizens influence the public policy process through elections, interest groups, and measures of public opinion will also be considered. Prerequisite: POLS 104 or permission of instructor.

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Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
POLS 302 - 01 Women and Politics - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 SCB 327
CRN: 42697 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Angela High-Pippert An examination of the political involvement of women in the United States, including the representation of women, feminism as a social movement, the campaign strategies and styles of women candidates, the election of women to local, state, and national office, and the impact that women make in public office. Differences between women’s and men’s political lives and differences among women will also be explored. Potential explanations for the political underrepresentation of women will be evaluated. Prerequisite: POLS 205 or permission of the instructor.

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