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Department of Political Science

Wood Building 203
Warrensburg, MO 64093
Phone: 660.543.8948
Email: Sandy Christ, Office Professional


Budd, Darlene

Darlene BuddAssociate Professor of Political Science
Office:  Wood 203-C
Ph:  660-543-4653

Dr. Darlene Budd recieved her B.S from Indiana University-Bloomington, M.A. in International Relations from San Franscisco State University and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Her primary fields of interest are comparative politics and international relations with a regional focus in Asia. Dr. Budd was a member of teh Mid-wester Academic Delegation to Taiwan sponsored by the Taipei Ecomomic and Cultural Office - Kansas City, MO (2012). Her current research looks at governance in Nepal and corporate social responses to the garment factory fires in Bangladesh. Dr. Budd received the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Meritorious Service Award, (2011) from teh College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Excellence in Teaching Award from the National Society of Leadership and Success (Sigma Alpha Pi) (2009). Dr. Budd is the Director of the International Studies program and the Advisor for the Model United Nations Student organization.

For more information on Dr. Darlene Budd, check out her complete Curriculum Vitae.

UCM Courses:

IS 1000 International Studies
IS 4950 Senior Seminar in International Studies
Pols 1500 Introduction to Politics
Pols 2520 Comparative Government and Politics
Pols 2535 Model United Nations
Pols 2530 World Politics
Pols 3520 Asian Government and Politics
Pols 3522 Modern East Asia
Pols 3531 Five Wars of Globalization
Pols 3553 Women in Politcs
Pols 4532 International Relations of East Asia
Pols 4511 Public Policy