Catherine Nelson

Professor

Catherine Nelson
Contact
Office
Via Zoom
Office Hours
Tuesday:
10:15 a.m.-11:45 a.m. Dr. Nelson's Zoom Link
Wednesday:
9:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. Dr. Nelson's Zoom Link
Education

BA Politics, UC Santa Cruz; MA Government, Sacramento State University; PhD Political Science, University of California Davis

Academic Interests

Modern and contemporary political theory; race, gender and politics.

Concentrations

Political Theory, American Government

Biography

Professor Nelson joined the faculty in 1996. Professor Nelson specializes in contemporary political theory and race, gender and politics.  Her current research investigates the presence of neoliberal ideology in political campaign commercials. Her faculty development activities involve the integration of appropriate technology into the classroom and migration to an accessible syllabus format.  She also serves on the Statewide Academic Senate as an elected representative of the SSU faculty.