Major in Government and Politics

Bachelor of Arts Degree • School of Arts and Sciences

Government and Politics Major


Jun Kwon, Assistant Professor of Government and Politics

Jun T. Kwon

, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Government

Phone: (315) 223-2473
Office: 113 DePerno Hall

Jun Kwon, Assistant Professor of Government and Politics, earned a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Georgia and a master's in Asian studies from Cornell University. Previously he worked as an assistant professor at the University of North Georgia. ...More About Jun T. Kwon

Alma Lowry, M.S., J.D., Ph.D.

Alma L. Lowry

, Ph.D.
Adjunct Lecturer of Government

Phone: (315) 792-3028
Office: 286 Gordon Science Center

Alma Lowry received an interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Social Sciences from Syracuse University in 2013 with a focus on political theories of justice and public participation. She also holds an M.S. in Environmental Policy and a J.D. from the University of Michigan. ...More About Alma L. Lowry

Professor Theodore Orlin, J.D.

Theodore (Ted) S. Orlin

, J.D.
Professor CRJ Gov/Pol

Phone: (315) 792-3267
Office: 122 DePerno Hall

Theodore Orlin, J.D., is the Harold T. Clark Jr. Professor Emeritus of Human Rights Scholarship and Advocacy at Utica College, Utica, New York. He is a founder and Director of the Human Rights Advocacy Program (HRAP). ...More About Theodore S. Orlin

Luke Perry, Ph.D.

Luke E. Perry

, Ph.D.
Associate Professor-Government & Politics

Phone: (315) 223-2567
Office: 126 DePerno Hall

Luke Perry is an Associate Professor and current chair of the Department of Government and Politics at Utica College. Perry was a graduate fellow at the University of Massachusetts where he earned an M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science with expertise in American politics and comparative politics. ...More About Luke E. Perry

Professor Nathaniel Richmond, Ph.D.

Nathaniel I. Richmond

, Ph.D.
Professor of Government

Phone: (315) 792-3205
Office: 113 DePerno Hall

Nathaniel Richmond, Ph.D., teaches courses in comparative politics, international politics, and political ideologies. Dr. Richmond serves as a consultant to local governments and is a member of the editorial advisory board of Annual Editions: American Foreign Policy. Dr. Richmond's advanced degrees (M.A./Ph.D.) are from George Washington University. ...More About Nathaniel I. Richmond


Luke E. Perry, Ph.D.
Chair, Government & Politics
126 DePerno Hall

(315) 223-2567
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