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Tim Lynch

Assistant Professor
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JRC 403
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JRC 432
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Tim Lynch is Assistant Professor of Political Science. Dr. Lynch teaches courses on research methods and substantive courses in American politics that focus on the confluence of institutions and behavior. His research interests include elections, representation, and gender in politics. His work has appeared in American Politics Research, Politics & Gender, Congress & the Presidency, Politics, Groups, and Identities, and the Journal of Women, Politics & Policy.

Fall 2017 Courses

Fall 2017 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
POLS 104 - W02 Amer Govt in Comp Perspec M - W - F - - 0935 - 1040 OEC 204
CRN: 40619 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Timothy R. Lynch 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 - L01 Cit. Participation & Pub Pol - T - R - - - 0800 - 0940 BEC LL19
CRN: 40251 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Timothy R. Lynch 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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J-Term 2018 Courses

J-Term 2018 Courses
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Spring 2018 Courses

Spring 2018 Courses
Course - Section Title Days Time Location
POLS 205 - L01 Cit. Participation & Pub Pol M - W - - - - 1525 - 1700 JRC 247
CRN: 20258 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Timothy R. Lynch 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 298 - 01 Topics: POLS Research Methods M - W - F - - 1055 - 1200 MCH 233
CRN: 22457 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Timothy R. Lynch The subject matter of these courses will vary from year to year, but will not duplicate existing courses. Descriptions of these courses are available in the Searchable Class Schedule on Murphy Online, View Searchable Class Schedule

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POLS 404 - D01 Seminar in American Poltics - T - R - - - 1525 - 1700 OEC 310
CRN: 22455 4 Credit Hours Instructor: Timothy R. Lynch Seminars in political science provide an opportunity for students to synthesize and further develop knowledge gained in previous courses and enhance their critical and analytical skills. Students 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: Juniors and seniors may enroll in a seminar once they have completed at 300-level course within that subfield, or with permission of the instructor.

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