Political Science

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Andrea M. Lopez, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Political Science
Phone: 570-372-4179
Email: lopez@susqu.edu
Office Location: Steele Hall - Rm 205

Academic Credentials:
PHD, Univ of Michigan Ann Arbor
MA, Univ of Michigan Ann Arbor
BA, University of Virginia

Lopez teaches courses on international security, international organizations and law, and Soviet and Russian politics, as well as the department’s survey course, World Affairs.

Lopez’s research focuses on issues of counterinsurgency and peacekeeping. She is the author of “Engaging or Withdrawing, Winning or Losing? Comparing Counterinsurgency Policy in Afghanistan and Iraq” in Third World Quarterly and numerous conference papers. With Steven F. Jackson, she is writing an introductory textbook, International Relations: A Case Study Approach.


  • ENGL-100 Writing and Thinking
  • HIST-226 Soviet and Russian Politics
  • HONS-240 Thought and Social Diversity
  • HONS-301 American Foreign Policy
  • HONS-301 Conflict: Ethnic Conflict
  • HONS-301 International Organizations
  • HONS-301 War and Politics
  • OFFP-CYPRUS A Table Divided
  • OFFR-CYPRUS A Table Divided
  • OFFS-CYPRUS Cyprus: A Table Divided
  • POLI-121 Comparative Government and Politics
  • POLI-131 World Affairs
  • POLI-205 Research Process & Data Analys
  • POLI-226 Soviet and Russian Politics
  • POLI-331 American Foreign Policy
  • POLI-334 International Organizations and Law
  • POLI-335 War and Politics
  • POLI-436 Conflict: Ethnic Conflict
  • POLI-500 EU: Netherlands
  • POLI-501 Senior Seminar
  • POLI-504 Independent Study
  • POLI-505 Internship in Government and Politics

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