Political Science

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Virginia Lee Lussier

Virginia Lee Lussier
Full-time Faculty
Email:
Phone:
(818) 677-7237
Office location:
ST 234

Biography

Education

  • Ph.D. University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland,1973
  • M.B.A. Rutgers University, Newark, New Jersey (Executive Program), 1983
  • M.A. University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, 1972
  • M.A. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1965
  • B.A. Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland, 1963
  • Fulbright, Faculty of Law, Universidad de San Simon, Cochabamba, Bolivia, 1965-1966

Courses Taught

  • 155 American Political Institutions
  • 156 Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • 347 Judicial Process
  • 355 American National, State, and Local Governments
  • 471A U.S. Supreme Court
  • 474J Judicial Internship
Selected Publications and Presentations

Dr. Lussier is the co-editor of two books and author of numerous journal articles and papers on topics related to international political conflict, employment issues, collective bargaining, literacy, and civil aviation.

Research and Interests

Dr. Lussier has held administrative and academic positions at various universities including CSUN, Saint Louis University, Rutgers University (New Brunswick), University of Delaware, and the University of Maryland. She is the co-editor of two books and author of numerous journal articles and papers on topics related to international political conflict, employment issues, collective bargaining, literacy, and civil aviation. Her areas of specialization in political science are comparative politics, international relations and Latin American area studies.