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Kathleen Winters

Assistant Professor
Degree
PhD from Ohio State, 2011
Office
JRC 406
Phone
651-962-5724
Mail
JRC 432

Kathleen joined the department Fall 2013.  Originally hailing from a small town in southeastern Pennsylvania, Dr. Winters serves as the faculty advisor for the Pre-Law Society and Mock Trial Team, as well as the Director of the Legal Studies Minor.  Dr. Winters earned her Ph.D. in Political Science from The Ohio State University in 2011 with a primary research focus on Supreme Court decision-making, a background that will serve her well as she prepares to teach the Senior Seminar on that topic in Spring 2014 (POLS 414).    

Fall 2014 Courses

Fall 2014 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
POLS 104 - 01 Amer Govt in Comp Perspec M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MCH 229
CRN: 40807 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Kathleen H. Winters 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 104 - 03 Amer Govt in Comp Perspec M - W - F - - 1335 - 1440 SCB 205
CRN: 40810 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Kathleen H. Winters 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 312 - 01 Judicial Process M - W - F - - 0815 - 0920 JRC 222
CRN: 42378 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Kathleen H. Winters An examination of the relationship of law and judicial policy-making to American political culture. The selection, powers and operation of American courts - trial and appellate, federal and state; the evolution of the judiciary in American constitutional history with emphasis on the decision-making process; relations with law enforcement agencies, the legal profession, interest groups, executive and legislative institutions. Prerequisite: POLS 104, or permission of instructor

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J-Term 2015 Courses

J-Term 2015 Courses
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Spring 2015 Courses

Spring 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
POLS 104 - 01 Amer Govt in Comp Perspec M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 MHC 209
CRN: 20658 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Kathleen H. Winters 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 313 - 0 Constitutional Law/Politics - T - R - - - 0955 - 1135 OWS 275
CRN: 22135 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Kathleen H. Winters The Supreme Court as a legal and political institution; leading cases and related materials on the presidency, Congress, the judiciary, federalism and national emergency. Prerequisite: POLS 104, or permission of instructor

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