Steering Committee

Dr. Paul Chen, Coordinator

Associate Professor, Political Science

Research Interests Public Law: U.S. Constitutional Law, U.S. Supreme Court decision-making, interest group litigation, federalism, conservative jurisprudence American politics: post-WWII conservative movement in American politics, … Read More

J.D., Southwestern University School of Law

Dr. Bruce Larson, Coordinator

Professor, Chair of Secondary Education

Dr. Larson teaches graduate and undergraduate secondary methods courses and methods courses for teaching social studies (elementary and secondary levels). Dr. Larson observes/evaluates student teachers earning their 5-12 teaching … Read More

BAE, Pacific Lutheran University; MEd, PhD, University of Washington

Dr. David Nelson

Professor of Economics

Nelson lives in Bellingham, Washington and enjoys skiing, backpacking, gardening, and travel. He and his wife Lynne have four married children, one grandchild, and 50 sponsored children in the Third World. He serves as Board Chair for … Read More

Dr. Audrey Taylor

Professor of Accounting

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PhD Wayne State University

Laura Carney

ESL Instructor

Laura Carney is an English as Second Language (ESL) lecturer at WWU, and her curriculum design┬áhas made a great impact in the ESL program. Ms. Carney has mentored numerous Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) practicum … Read More

B.A. East Asian Studies; M.A. Language Education (TESL)

Dr. David Gill

Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering

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B.S. Mechanical Engineering; M.S. Mechanical Engineering; Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering

Dr Moheb Ghali, Professor Emeritus

Professor of Economics

Dr. Moheb A. Ghali is professor of economics. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Washington. His fields of interest include econometrics, economic theory, and production economics. Professor Ghali has published 3 books and over … Read More

Phd University of Washington

Dr. Geri Forsberg

Senior Instructor, English

Dr. Forsberg is a specialist in media ecology, media theory, media and cultural studies. Her writings look at the ways media influence our thinking, communication, values, beliefs, and behavior. She is also interested in developing … Read More

PhD New York University