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Political Science, International Affairs & Public Administration

College of Arts and Sciences

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Michele L. Crumley, PhD

Associate Professor & Coordinator - International Affairs Major
423-439-6629 /
301D Rogers-Stout Hall

Associate Professor of Political Science and Coordinator of the International Affairs major.

Dr. Crumley earned her B.A. from the University of Tennessee, Master of Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh, and Ph.D. at the University of Connecticut. Dr. Crumley's teaching and research interests include comparative politics and international relations, with a special interest in political economy, land tenure, minority rights, and ethnic conflict. She has presented conference papers and published on agricultural institutions and the state in the transition economies of Hungary, Slovakia, and Russia. She has conducted field research in Russia, interned at the Sociological Research Center in St. Petersburg, and was awarded APSIA-Russian Foreign Ministry Exchange Scholar. She also led a study abroad course in Russia, accompanied students on a 6-country study tour in Europe, and organized undergraduate conference trips to Geneva, The Hague, and Puebla, Mexico.

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