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Renee Buhr

Associate Professor
Degree
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin—Madison
Office
JRC 408
Phone
(651) 962-5722
Mail
University of Saint Thomas
Department of Political Science
Mail JRC 432
2115 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105

Education:

B.S. and Ph.D., University of Wisconsin—Madison
M.A., University of Chicago

Dr. Buhr joined UST in 2008 with specializations in International Relations and Comparative Politics.   Her research interests include the study of nationalism in East Europe and the effects of European integration on political parties and voting behavior.  In addition to her studies in the United States, Dr. Buhr studied at the Institut d'Etudes Politiques in Aix-en Provence, France. She has also worked in a number of organizations outside of academia, including the RAND Corporation and the Central Intelligence Agency. 

Spring 2016 Courses

Spring 2016 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
POLS 328 - 01 International Security - - - - - - - -
CRN: 22960 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Renee L. Buhr Addresses theories of international relations that apply to international security and focuses on both traditional and contemporary issues in security studies. Among the traditional issues covered are defense strategy, conventional weapons, weapons of mass destruction, and military alliances. Contemporary issues addressed include ethnic conflict, genocide, democratic peace theory, and terrorism. Prerequisites: POLS 104 or permission of the instructor.

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POLS 350 - 01 Comparative Politics of Europe M - W - F - - 1215 - 1320 JRC LL62
CRN: 22304 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Renee L. Buhr Provides students with the skills and knowledge necessary to conduct comparative analysis of governmental structures, political culture, political economy, and political behavior in European states. The course covers West and East European states as diverse as Britain, France, Czech Republic and Poland, and also addresses the development and political/economic impact of regional organizations such as the European Union and NATO. Prerequisites: POLS 104 or permission of the instructor.

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POLS 424 - D01 Seminar in Int'l Politics - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC 481
CRN: 20451 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Renee L. Buhr 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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Summer 2016 Courses

Summer 2016 Courses
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Fall 2016 Courses

Fall 2016 Courses
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