Faculty and Staff
Our talented faculty’s passion for teaching plays out in a diverse range of perspectives, styles and approaches to the classroom.
Our professors are active scholars who regularly publish and present their work on such topics as the U.S. Supreme Court, the role of faith in politics, global poverty and the status of women in developing countries.
Dr. Virginia BeardAssociate Professor of Political Science
Lubbers Hall-Room 207 126 East 10th Street Holland, MI 49423-3516
Dr. Annie DandavatiProfessor of Political Science & Director of International Education
Lubbers Hall-Room 203 126 East 10th Street Holland, MI 49423-3516
Dr. Jeffrey PoletProfessor of Political Science
Lubbers Hall-Room 206 126 East 10th Street Holland, MI 49423-3516
Dr. Joel ToppenAssociate Professor of Political Science
Lubbers Hall-Room 202 126 East 10th Street Holland, MI 49423-3516
Lubbers Hall126 East 10th StreetRoom 226Holland, MI 49423