Faculty and Staff

Department Chair

Karen Ruth Adams

Karen Ruth Adams Associate Professor and Chair, International Relations

Office: Liberal Arts 350
Phone: (406) 243-2721
Office Hours:

Fall office hours:

  • Monday 11:30-12:30
  • Tuesday 2-3
  • Wednesday 11:30-12:30 and 3:30-5
  • Thursday 2-3

& by appointment

Email: Email


Jeffrey Greene

Jeffrey Greene American Government & Public Administration

Office: Liberal Arts 356
Phone: 406-243-6181
Office Hours:

Fall Semester 2016

Monday: 3- 4 p.m.
Tuesday and Thursday:  2:30 - 3:30 p.m., or by appointment

Email: Email

Ramona Grey

Ramona Grey Co-coordinator of the Grad Program

Office: Liberal Arts 352
Office Hours:

Fall 2016 

Tues/Thurs 11am-12:25pm


Email: Email

Paul Haber

Paul Haber Globalization, Latin America, Environmental Politics, Social Movements

Office: LA 349
Email: Email

Peter Koehn

Peter Koehn Comparative Government & Politics & Public Administration

Office: LA 348
Phone: (406) 243-5294
Office Hours:

Fall 2015

W 1:30-4:00 and by appointment


Email: Email

Associate Professors

Christopher Muste

Christopher Muste American Politics, Public Opinion, Political Psychology, News Media & Co-coordinator of the M.A. Pro

Office: 350 LA Building
Phone: 406-243-4829
Email: Email

Robert Saldin

Robert Saldin

Office: Liberal Arts 354
Office Hours:

Fall 2016: on sabbatical; by appointment. Please email me to schedule an appointment.

Email: Email

Assistant Professors

Abhishek Chatterjee

Abhishek Chatterjee International & Comparative Politics, International Political Economy

Office: 355 Liberal Arts Building
Phone: (406) 243-4704
Office Hours:

Tuesdays, 2-3pm; Thursdays, 2-4 pm, and by appointment


Email: Email

Sara Rinfret

Sara Rinfret Political Science and Public Administration

Office: Liberal Arts 352
Office Hours:

Fall 2016 Office Hours:

Monday (9:30-10:30 a.m.), Tuesday (12:30-1:30p.m.), Thursday (12:30-1:30p.m.), or by appointment (sara.rinfret@umontana.edu)



Email: Email

Eric Schluessel

Eric Schluessel Assistant Professor of History and Political Science

Office: LA 263
Email: Email

Adjunct Instructors

Geoff Badenoch

Geoff Badenoch American Politics

Office: N. Corbin 332
Office Hours:

MWF  10:30-noon

TTH    9:30-10:30

Email: Email

Anna Conley

Anna Conley International and Comparative Law

Office: Attorney-at-Law
Email: Email

William McLauchlan

William McLauchlan Public Law

Office: LS 414
Office Hours:

MWF 1:00 - 3:00 Or by Appointment

Email: Email

Keri McWilliams

Keri McWilliams Non-Profit Administration

Trisha Miller

Trisha Miller Public Administration

Phone: 217-663-8385
Email: Email

Nicholas Potratz

Nicholas Potratz Model United Nations

Office: N Corbin Hall 332
Office Hours:

Tuesdays: 1:00-3:00
Wednesdays: 12:00-3:00

Email: Email

Affiliated Faculty

Anthony Johnstone

Anthony Johnstone Associate Professor

Office: Law 312
Phone: (406) 243-6711
Office Hours:

Monday through Friday, normal business hours

Email: Email

Abraham Kim

Abraham Kim Executive Director

Office: Mansfield Center
Phone: (406) 243-6778
Email: Email

Dane Scott

Dane Scott Associate Professor of Ethics; Director of the Center for Ethics

Office: MLIB 464
Phone: 406-243-6632
Email: Email

Brock Tessman

Brock Tessman Dean, Davidson Honors College

Office: DHC 104
Phone: (406) 543-2541
Email: Email

Andrea Vernon

Andrea Vernon Director of Office of Civic Engagement

Office: DHC 015
Phone: (406) 243-5159
Email: Email

Department Administrator

Karen Boice

Karen Boice Department Secretary

Office: LA 350
Phone: (406) 243-5202
Email: Email