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Roosevelt, Megan Elizabeth Visiting Asst Professor


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courses taught

  • PSCI 2028 - Special Topics
    Teaching Assistant - Spring 2018
    Offers subjects not covered by existing courses. Offered when department approves a special topic. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours for different topics.
  • PSCI 3105 - Designing Social Inquiry: An Introduction to Analyzing Political Phenomena
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Tackles conceptualization and measurement with a focus on reliability and validity of measures at the individual level. Explores how improper measurement and conceptualization can affect our inferences. Investigates how to use the tools of causal logic with statistical tools to differentiate linear, spurious, intervening and conditional relationships with a particular focus on what it means to control for other factors.
  • PSCI 3123 - War, Peace, and Strategic Defense
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Analyzes employment, or the threat of employing force, in securing American interests in the post-Cold War world. Gives special attention to utilities claimed for nuclear weapons, and alternatively, to weapons control and disarmament. Recommended prerequisite: PSCI 2223. Similar to PACS 3800.
  • PSCI 3143 - Current Affairs in International Relations
    Primary Instructor - Fall 2018
    Analyzes the various theoretical and policy challenges facing the post-Cold War world, with an emphasis on examining alternative conceptions of and approaches to such challenges. Recommended prerequisite: PSCI 2223.
  • PSCI 3213 - International Political Economy
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Analyzes issues at the intersection of international politics and international economics. Utilizes theories and concepts from both economics and political science to understand issues in trade, finance, development and migration. Formerly PSCI 4193. Recommended prerequisite: PSCI 2223.
  • PSCI 4173 - International Cooperation and Global Anarchy
    Primary Instructor - Spring 2019
    Explores if and how countries cooperate in a world with no government. Investigates cooperation over a number of international issues, including peace and security, trade and development, climate change, human rights, and justice for victims of war crimes. Gives special attention to organizations including the United Nations, International Monetary Fund, European Union and World Trade Organization.