Dr. Adams' research explores the agenda setting behavior of non-traditional legislators (i.e. - women and African-Americans). She has presented academic papers and lectures on women, politics and race, at the state, national and international levels.

Dr. Eliasson's research focuses on European integration, and U.S.-European security and economic relations. He has published several articles and two books on these subjects. Dr. Eliasson gives lectures off campus on Transatlantic relations and European policies, and advises the ESU European Studies Club. He has a background in the private sector, running a franchise, and has lived and worked across the U.S. and Europe.

Dr. McGlynn’s research agenda has a dual focus on education policy and Latino political behavior. He is currently working on projects addressing military service in the Latino community and educational standards and assessment in Pennsylvania.

Dr. Mash is currently State President of APSCUF (The Association of Pennsylvania State College and University Faculties).

Dr. Mishima is an expert on Japanese politics. His research is currently focusing on three interrelated topics: 1) the evolution of politico-administrative relations in Japanese policy making; 2) the transformation of Japanese premiership; 3) Japanese civil service reform. He is also interested in the role of the US-Japan security alliance in the international relations of East Asia.

Dr. Quainoo’s current research focus is on the interplay between Culture and Public Policy.

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Campus Address
Stroud Hall
(570) 422-3286
(570) 422-3937 (Fax)
Title of Department Leader
Department Chair
Samuel Quainoo
(570) 422-3275