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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).    

Summer 2015 Courses

Summer 2015 Courses
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Fall 2015 Courses

Fall 2015 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
POLS 104 - 01 Amer Govt in Comp Perspec M - W - - - - 1335 - 1510 JRC 247
CRN: 40747 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 314 - 01 Constit Rights & Liberties M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC 401
CRN: 42484 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Kathleen H. Winters The Supreme Court as a legal and political institution; leading cases and related materials on the Bill of Rights and the Fourteenth Amendment, including the freedom of speech and press, the freedom of religion, the rights of the criminally-accused and equal protection of the laws. Prerequisite: POLS 104 or 205, or permission of instructor

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POLS 414 - 01 Seminar in Law/Judicial Pol - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC 481
CRN: 42486 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Kathleen H. Winters Seminars in political science provide an opportunity for students to synthesize and further develop knowledge gained in earlier courses and enhance their critical and analytical skills. Students in the seminars will engage in reading and discussion and undertake a major research project pertinent to the seminar's topic. Specific topics or themes of each seminar will vary. Seminars are offered in each of the sub-fields of the discipline. Prerequisite: POLS 104 and Senior status or permission of the instructor.

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J-Term 2016 Courses

J-Term 2016 Courses
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