Dr. Christi Siver
Assistant Professor of Political Science. Master's degree in International Relations and International Economics at The John's Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies; Ph. D. in political science at the University of Washington in August 2009.
S. Mary Grell Teacher of Distinction Award - May 2014
Alcuin and Clemens Library Information Literacy Award - May 2014
SJU Office: Simons 152
Fall 2014 Courses
10:20 am-11:15 am POLS 121-Intro to International Relations
12:40 pm-1:35 pm POLS 399-Senior Colloquium
3:00 pm-4:20 pm POLS 364-Research Seminar
Tues night POLS 295- Debate
This course will enable students to engage in debates on current events and public policy topics. Students will research current events and construct arguments on a variety of domestic and international issues. Students will learn the different structures of debate cases (policy, value and fact) and numerous opposition arguments (disadvantages, counterplans, critiques, procedurals) used in competitive parliamentary debate. Students will develop their listening, questioning, and refutation skills. Students will also develop research skills as they prepare briefs on particular issues.