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Political Science

Dr Beth Vonnahme

University of Missouri-Kansas City
Public opinion, political psychology, campaigns and elections, cognitive processing, memory, scandals

Dr Jeff Justice

University of Edinburgh and South Texas College
Elections (US, UK (incl. Scotland, Wales, N. Ireland), Ireland, Australia, Canada; Denmark, Norway, the Netherlands); protest politics; Celtic politics; sociolinguistics (emphasis on Celtic languages); nationalism; environmental politics and policy


Dr Chelsea Star

Eastern New Mexico University
Sociology of religion and non-religion; contemporary paganism; social movements