political science

Lachapelle, Paul

Assistant Professor / Extension Community Development Specialist
Political Science
Montana State University - Bozeman

Working in partnership with the Local Government Center and MSU Extension, my responsibilities involve providing research, technical assistance and training on various community development topics in communities across the state.

Raile, Eric

Assistant Research Professor
Political Science
Montana State University - Bozeman

After working on international anticorruption issues for the U.S. government for a few years, I earned a Ph.D. in political science with specialties in public policy and comparative politics from Michigan State University. Subsequently I have held academic and research positions at North Dakota State University and Montana State University - Bozeman. My research has received support from the U.S. Department of Defense and the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

Saldin, Robert

Assistant Professor
Political Science
The University of Montana - Missoula

To be completed later.

Shanahan, Elizabeth

Associate Professor
Political Science
Montana State University - Bozeman

My research interests are centered on environmental decision-making at the individual, group/community, and governmental/agency levels. The research methodologies I use are survey, narrative analysis, and social network analysis.

Yung, Laurie

Associate Professor
Society and Conservation
The University of Montana - Missoula

My teaching and research focus on the social and political aspects of conservation, with an emphasis on rural communities and public lands in the Northern Rockies. I serve as the Director of the Resource Conservation Program and as Associate Professor of Natural Resource Social Science in the Department of Society and Conservation. I teach NRSM 121S, Nature of Montana, NRSM 370S, Wildland Conservation Policy and Governance, and NRSM 570, Political Ecology.


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