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Political Science, International Affairs & Public Administration

College of Arts and Sciences

Andrew C. Battista

Andrew  C. Battista,  PhD

Department Chair & Coordinator - Political Science Major and Minor
423-439-6628 /
301A Rogers-Stout Hall

Associate Professor of Political Science, Department Chair and Coordinator of the Political Science major and minor programs.

Dr. Battista earned his B. A. from Miami University (Ohio) and his M.A. and Ph.D. (1984) Pennsylvania State University. His teaching areas include American national government and politics, political parties, interest groups, public policy, and American political development (twentieth century). He has published several articles in professional journals on the role of organized labor in American politics, and his book, The Revival of Labor Liberalism, was published in the Fall of 2007 by the University of Illinois Press. His current research focuses on the evolution of American liberalism over the course of the twentieth century. Dr. Battista serves as the Political Science Department's Co-Director of the Legislative Internship Program with the Tennessee General Assembly.

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