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Political Science

Department of Political Science

Welcome to the Troy University Department of Political Science.  We are a vibrant department composed of three different programs.  We offer a Bachelor's in Political Science Degree, a Master's in International Relations Degree (MSIR), and a Master's in Public Administration Degree (MPA).

 Our faculty are specialists in many different areas, and are extremely well-published.  Many of our faculty members are consulted by media when they need experts.  For example, our faculty have been interviewed by the BBC, ABC News, NBC News, CNN, and by many other media outlets.

 Our programs here are very unique.  We offer degrees both online and on campus, as well as at  other Troy site locations.  We are dedicated to student success, and offer classes that meet their needs.  Alumni of our programs have gone on to rewarding careers in law, the military, government, and many other different careers.  

 For more information on our department and our programs, please contact us by phone at (334) 670-5926 or by email at polsci@troy.edu.

Undergraduate Programs:

international politics



  • Political Science
  • American Politics
  • International Relations


Graduate Programs:

professors and students

Public Administration






International Relations


  • Global Affairs
  • National Security Policy
  • Regional Affairs




Sharon Lindhorst Everhardt, Ph.D

Interim Chair

115 McCall Hall (MSCX)
Troy, AL 36082
Telephone: 1-334-670-5926 

Richard Ledet, Ph.D.

Associate Chair / Associate Professor

331C McCall Hall (MSCX)
Troy, AL 36082
Telephone: 1-334-670-5926

Michael Guo-Brennan, Ph.D

MPA Director / Associate Professor

331B McCall Hall (MSCX)
Troy, AL 36082
Telephone: 1-334-670-6387

G. Doug Davis, Ph.D. 

MSIR Director / Associate Professor

331A McCall Hall (MSCX)
Troy, AL 36082
Telephone: 1-334-808-6280

Barbara A. Jeffrey

Department Secretary II

331 McCall Hall (MSCX)
Troy, AL 36082
Telephone: 1-334-670-5926


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