Political Science Faculty on "Talk Back" on KGVO Radio

UM Press Release

In June 2015, UM's Political Science faculty began an exciting collaboration with KGVO-News Talk Radio. On the third Wednesday of each month (and occasionally on other days), a PSCI faculty member appears on the morning "Talk Back" show with announcers Jon King and Peter Christian to discuss political issues and answer questions from callers.  

Below is the schedule. 

Listen live at KGVO Listen Live

Be sure to call in with questions and comments!  You can also listen to podcasts of past shows.   

Recent Shows:

  • Weds 8/17/2016 – Patrick Peel, “Recent Supreme Court Decisions”

  • Weds 9/21/2016 – Karen Adams and Abhishek Chatterjee, “International Current Events”

  • Weds 10/19/2016, Christopher Muste, “Election 2016”

Podcasts From Past Shows:


6/15/2016 -- Ramona Grey, “Two Kinds of Freedom” Podcast https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oUcE6qsmljo


5/18/2016 – Patrick Peel, “Supreme Court Nominee Merrick Garland” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzX3-WbXzHY


4/20/2016, Christopher Muste, "Issues in Rural Montana" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipZfB4fBgAk

Vernon and Patrick

2/25/2016, Andrea Vernon and Susan Hay Patrick (CEO of United Way of Missoula County), “The State of Missoula and Montana Nonprofits”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4f4xEhyPvCc


2/17/2016, Karen Ruth Adams, “International Current Events” (US economic competitiveness) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dyto7ylFqec

Paul Haber December 2015

12/16/2015, Paul Haber, "The View from Latin America" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKuEONZG-3s

Peter Koehn

11/18/2015, Peter Koehn, “Climate change and the Upcoming UN Climate Talks” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlxHMUNhMkU


10/21/2015, Robert Saldin, "The Presidency and Congress" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2L7M5oVnwNU

Adams and others

9/16/2015, Karen Ruth AdamsAbhishek Chatterjee, and PSCI Alum Bob Seidenschwarz on “India,” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lEYEc7NX1c8


8/26/2015, Karen Ruth Adams and Abhishek Chatterjee, "China and the World Economy,” World Affairs Council on the Radio with PSCI Alum Bob Seidenschwarz, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iTdon34eXWU 

Sara Rinfret at KGVO

8/19/2015, Sara Rinfret, "Environmental Politics and Policy,” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szjMGNiGSkE

Chris Muste July 8, 2015

7/8/2015, Christopher Muste, "The Presidential Primaries and Nomination System podcast"

Professor Muste 

6/17/2015 - Christopher Muste, "The Presidential Election" podcast, UM Political Science on the Radio.

Fran Albrecht

6/16/2015 - Fran Albrecht, Executive Director of the Providence Montana Health Foundation, MUS Regent, and former PSCI Faculty Affiliate, "Health Talk," podcast.

Professors Adams and Chatterjee

5/13/2015 - Karen Ruth Adams and Abhishek Chatterjee, "The Rise of China" podcast, Montana World Affairs Council on the Radio.

Abe Kim

4/8/2015 - Abraham Kim, UM Mansfield Center Director and PSCI Faculty Affiliate, "Asia Montana Energy Summit," Montana World Affairs Council on the Radio, podcast

Professor Adams and Model UN students

12/4/2014 - Karen Ruth Adams and PSCI Students, "Montana Model UN and Current International Events" podcast, Montana World Affairs Council on the Radio.

Professor Adams and Bob Seidenschwarz

10/22/2014 - Karen Ruth Adams and Montana World Affairs Council Director Bob Seidenschwarz, "Current International Events with Super Forecaster Karen Ruth Adams" podcast, Montana World Affairs Council on the Radio.

Seidenschwarz, a UM PSCI-History alum, is the director of the Montana World Affairs Council.  For several years, he has appeared at least twice a month on “World Affairs Council on the Radio.”  His guests include international policy makers, activists, scholars, and journalists.  In March 2014, a Missoulian article about one of his appearances inspired a C.S. Porter middle school teacher to take her entire 8th grade class to the Mansfield Center’s conference on human trafficking. 

For more information and to suggest topics for future shows, contact Associate Professor Karen Ruth Adams