News

FACULTY PROMOTION
Congratulations to Dr. Alison Dagnes for her promotion to the rank of full Professor, effective Fall 2013!

PI ALPHA ALPHA
HONOR SOCIETY
Shippensburg chapter received a top honor from NASSPA. For more, click here.

PI SIGMA ALPHA
NATIONAL RECOGNITION
Congratulations to the Shippensburg University Theta Gamma Chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha for winning the 2011/2012 Chapter of the Year Award!  For more, click here.
  

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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
cnbras@ship.edu


OFFICE HOURS Fall 2014
Tue. 12:30-1:45
Wed.10:00-12:00
Thu. 12:30-1:45

 



COURSES SPRING 2014

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
   
   
DEGREES:  UNDER CONSTRUCTION
   
   

 

PROFILE: 

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.