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Prof. Louise Stanton

  • Louise Stanton is the newest member of the Department of Political Science. She joins us as an Assistant Professor and is the Director of Pre-Law minor program. Dr. Stanton is also an adjunct professor in the Department of Political Science masters program at New York University and teaches online with the American Public University System. For several years, she has taught a variety of introductory and advanced courses in the NJ-NY metropolitan area; her experience and expertise straddles American politics and global studies, with an emphasis on security studies. She received her PhD in global affairs from Rutgers University in May 2007. A lawyer, Dr. Stanton received a B.A. degree in political science from Georgetown University, and a JD from Seton Hall University School of Law. Prior to the academic sector, she practiced law in the private sector, served in various policy-making capacities in NJ state government, and was a lobbyist representing health, utilities, financial services, and education clients before state and federal government officials. Dr. Stanton is a member of the International Studies Association, the American Political Science Association, and Women in International Security.

    Courses for Fall 2010: US Politics, UN and World Affairs, Civil Liberties in the US.