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Michael E. Tager

Michael E. Tager

Associate Professor of Political Science

Dept: Political Science




Office: Thomas, 308

Degrees: Ph.D. in Political Science (North Carolina), 1985; Master's in Political Science (North Carolina), 1981; Bachelor's in Government (Cornell), 1979

Year appointed: 1995

Mike Tager is an associate professor of political science who began teaching at Marietta in 1995. He has taught a variety of courses in the areas of U.S. Politics, Constitutional Law, Comparative Politics, Political Theory, and International Relations. He advises the Model U.N. Club and Pi Sigma Alpha (the political science honor society), edits the political science newsletter "Happenings," and serves as faculty liaison for the Washington Semester Program at American University."

He received a Ph.D. in political science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1985, and an A.B. in government from Cornell University in 1979. He started teaching full-time as an assistant professor at Queens College from 1985-1989, and then held the same position at Belmont Abbey College from 1989-1995.

His articles have appeared in a variety of journals, including The Social Science Journal, Presidential Studies Quarterly, Critique, Corruption and Reform, Criticism, The Journal of the History of Ideas, Midwest Quarterly, Studies in the Humanities, and (forthcoming) Disapora: A Journal of Transnational Studies. He received a Post-Secondary Curriculum Development grant from the University of Michigan Center for Russian and Eastern European Studies in the summer of 2009, and a National Endowment for the Humanities grant to attend a summer seminar on Comparative Constitutional Law at the University of Notre Dame in 1991.