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Meet The Faculty - Political Science

Dr. Y. Hugh Jo

Associate Professor and Chair

Parenzo Hall, 110
hjo@westfield.ma.edu
(413) 572-8806
Ph.D. University at Albany, SUNY

Major Fields:
International Relations, Asian Politics

Courses Taught:
US Foreign Policy
International Law and Human Rights
The World at War
Asian Politics


Dr. Heather Brown

Assistant Professor

PhD, Political Science – Purdue University
Parenzo Hall, 110
hbrown@westfield.ma.edu
(413) 572-8167
Ph.D. Purdue University

Major Fields:
Political Theory
International Relations

Courses taught:
Political Analysis
American Political Thought
Modern Political Thought
Middle East Politics


Dr. Charles DiStefano

Assistant Professor

Parenzo Hall, 110
cdistefano@westfield.ma.edu
(413) 572-8661
PhD, Southern Illinois University – Carbondale

Major Fields:
Public Administration
American Politics

Courses taught:
Political Analysis
Intro to Public Administration
US Healthcare Policy
American National Government


Dr. Marsha Marotta

Professor

Parenzo Hall, 111
mmarotta@westfield.ma.edu
413-572-8662
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts – Amherst

Major Fields:
Political Theory

Courses Taught:
Classical Political Thought
Modern Political Thought
American National Government
Utopia/Dystopia


Dr. Brian Steinberg

Professor

Parenzo Hall, 110
bsteinberg@westfield.ma.edu
(413) 572-5702
Ph.D. New York University

Major Fields:
International Relations
European Politics

Courses Taught:
Model United Nations
International Relations
Comparative European Government
Politics of Developing Countries


Dr. Philip Zampini

Professor

Ph.D Miami University
Parenzo Hall, 110
pzampini@westfield.ma.edu
(413) 572-5703Z
Ph.D. Miami University

Courses taught:
Constitutional Law
Civil Liberties
US Supreme Court
Law, Courts & Politics


Lynelle Kuzontkoski

Department Assistant

Parenzo Hall 110 & Wilson 203
Political Sci. 413-572-5709
GARP 413-572-8315
Lkuzontkoski@westfield.ma.edu