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Name Room Telephone Email Title
Abrams, Hank MB 4244 432-552-2342 Associate Professor
Emmert, Craig MB 3232 432-552-2344 Associate Professor - Department Chair
McMichael, Taylor MB 3236 432-552-2340 Lecturer
Perry, Robert MB 3230 432-552-2343 Associate Professor

Hank Abrams, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Department of Public Administration

Ph.D., Public Administration, Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service New York University
Fields: Policy Analysis, Management and Organizational Analysis, Public Finance
M.S., Urban and Policy Sciences, State University of New York at Stony Brook
B.A., Colgate University
Fields: Mathematics, Political Science

Craig Emmert, PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science,  Behavioral Science Department Chair

Ph.D., Political Science, 1989  Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL       
Dissertation: “Judicial Review in State Supreme Courts.”
M.A., Political Science, 1984  Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 
B.S., Political Science, 1982  Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK  


McMichael, Taylor

Taylor C. McMichael, PhD

Lecturer, Department of Political Science

Ph.D., Political Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
  • Dissertation: Intergovernmental Transfers, Bureaucratic Formulas, and Electoral Strategy in Postwar Japan
M.A., Political Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas
B.A., Political Science, Texas State University, San Marcos, Texas

Robert Perry, PhD

Associate Professor Department of Political Science, Director University Honors Program

Ph.D. Political Science, Texas A&M University, December 1995. (Fields: Comparative Politics; International Relations; Economics)
Dissertation Title: "Political Markets and Capital Markets: A Cross-National Study Concerning the Effects of Political Factors Upon Capital Market Risk in Advanced Industrial Democracies."
B.A. Political Science, Texas A&M University, August 1987

Jaclyn Woolf, M.A.

Adjunct, Department of Political Science

M.A., Political Science, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX
  • Specializations: American Politics (Presidency and Judicial), Comparative Politics, Public Policy and Administration
  • Minor: Public Policy
B.A., Political Science, Abilene Christian University, Abilene, TX