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HousenickDr. Christopher Housenick

Assistant Professor of Political Science

History and Political Science
Witherspoon Building
407 West Q St
Russellville, AR 72801
Phone: (479) 356-2008
E-mail: chousenick@atu.edu

Education

BA - Slippery Rock U Pennsylvania
MA - Pennsylvania S Univ-Main Camp
PHD - Pennsylvania S Univ-Main Camp

Recently Taught Courses

PHIL 4993 - SP: MILITARY PHILOSOPHY
POLS 2003 - AMERICAN GOVERNMENT
POLS 2153 - INTRO/STRATEGIC STUDIES
POLS 2403 - COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
POLS 2513 - RESEARCH DESIGN
POLS 3473 - NATL SECURITY POLICY
POLS 4963 - SENIOR SEMINAR
POLS 4994 - SP: POLITICS OF US GOVERNORS

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Dr. Christopher Housenick specializes in World Politics and Comparative Politics. He joined the political science faculty at ATU in 2009. He received his Ph.D. and Master’s Degree from Penn State University in 2005. He earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science from Slippery Rock University in 1999. For our department, he teaches our world politics courses, such as International Relations, Comparative Government, Introduction to Strategic Studies, American Foreign Policy, U.S. Military Policy, and United Nations. Additionally, Dr. Housenick teaches our Research Methods courses. Finally, he teaches sections of American Government (POLS 2003) for the general education program each semester. Dr. Housenick also advises the Model United Nations and Model Arab League programs, taking groups of student to state and regional conferences each year to represent ATU in competitions with other universities.

Teaching Interests:

International Relations and World Politics

International Security and Arms Control

United Nations

U.S. Military Policy

American Foreign Policy

Comparative Politics

Comparative Politics of the Middle East

International Conflict

Civil Wars and State Instability

Geopolitics

Terrorism

Research Interests:

Popular Culture and Politics (Both Within the United States and Internationally)

Technology, Conflict, and Warfare

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