Angela High-Pippert  portrait

Angela High-Pippert

Associate Professor, 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

Education:

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

Professor High-Pippert joined UST in 1999.  She 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, and her work has been published in journals such as Energy Policy, Carbon Management, and Women and Politics. Dr. High-Pippert is director of the Women's Studies program at UST and is co-chair of the ACTC Women's Studies Committee. She is past president of the Minnesota Political Science Association.

Spring 2015 Courses

Spring 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
POLS 104 - 02 Amer Govt in Comp Perspec M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MHC 209
CRN: 20659 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Angela High-Pippert An introduction to the concepts basic to an understanding of politics and government with an emphasis on the political systems of the United States. A comparative examination of political processes, decision making institutions and policy issues relevant to the contemporary world. An introduction to basic research methods used in the discipline. This course fulfills the Social Analysis requirement in the core curriculum.

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POLS 205 - 01 Intro Amer Publ Pol Process - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OWS LL54
CRN: 20326 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Angela High-Pippert A survey of the way public policy is made in the American political system including agenda-setting, formulation of alternative policy choices, representation of interests and selection and implementation of policy options. Public policy case studies will be used as illustrations. Students also will be introduced to data analysis as a tool for policy evaluation. Prerequisite: POLS 104 or permission of the instructor

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POLS 302 - 01 Women and Politics M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 MHC 209
CRN: 22134 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Angela High-Pippert An examination of the political involvement of women. Topics include: 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 differences that women make in public office. Emphasis is on women in the United States, but comparisons will be made with women in other countries. Prerequisite: POLS 104 or permission of instructor

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Summer 2015 Courses

Summer 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
POLS 205 - 01 Intro Amer Publ Pol Process - T - R - - - 1300 - 1700 JRC 414
CRN: 30424 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Angela High-Pippert A survey of the way public policy is made in the American political system including agenda-setting, formulation of alternative policy choices, representation of interests and selection and implementation of policy options. Public policy case studies will be used as illustrations. Students also will be introduced to data analysis as a tool for policy evaluation. Prerequisite: POLS 104 or permission of the instructor

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Fall 2015 Courses

Fall 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
POLS 205 - 01 Intro Amer Publ Pol Process - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 JRC 414
CRN: 40296 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Angela High-Pippert A survey of the way public policy is made in the American political system including agenda-setting, formulation of alternative policy choices, representation of interests and selection and implementation of policy options. Public policy case studies will be used as illustrations. Students also will be introduced to data analysis as a tool for policy evaluation. Prerequisite: POLS 104 or permission of the instructor

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POLS 301 - 01 American Political Behavior M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MCH 106
CRN: 42483 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Angela High-Pippert An examination of the political attitudes and behavior of the public, as well as the linkages between the public and their government. Topics include: public opinion; political psychology; political participation; voting; elections; political parties; interest groups; and the mass media. The emphasis is on the American system, but comparisons will be made with other democratic systems. Attention also will be paid to survey research as a principal method by which these topics are studied. Prerequisite: POLS 104 or permission of instructor

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