Contact Information

Political Science Department
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA 17257
(717) 477-1718

Laurie Stader
Department Administrator

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Niel Brasher, Ph.D.

Niel Brasher
Professor and Department Chair

Grove Hall 420

(717) 477-1714

OFFICE HOURS Spring 2015
Tue. 11:00-1:00
Thu. 11:00- 12:00

and by appointment



PLS 100 US Government and Politics
 Tue/Thu 9:30-10:45
 Grove 406
PLS 100 US Government and Politics
 Tue/Thu 11:00-12:15
 Grove 406
PLS 301 Research Methods
 Tue/Thu 2:00-3:15
 Dauphin 306
PLS 603 Public Policy Analysis
 Wed 6:00-9:30
 Dixon Center

courses taught: Research Methods
 Policy Analysis
 International Politics
research interests: welfare policy
 United States elections
 international political economiy and trade



Dr. Brasher has recently competed a second report for the Center for Rural Pennsylvania on the impact of TANF on rural families. During Summer semesters, he also conducts class trips to Europe. Classes on these tours often include visits to and lectures provided by staff members at European Union and NATO. Different groups have gone to Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Greece, Luxembourg, the United KIngdom and Czech Republic.