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Sandra Via

Sandra Via

Instructor of Political Science

School of Social Sciences

 

Ph.D., Virginia Tech

M.A., Virginia Tech

B.A., Ferrum College


Email:  svia@ferrum.edu
Office phone: (540) 365-4394
Personal web page:  None listed
Office:  Roberts 14
Teaching / working at Ferrum since:  Fall 2009


Courses taught:

International Relations

Political Economy of Development

International Law and Organizations

Comparative Government

U.S. National Security

Constitutional Law

American Government

President and Congress

Policy Analysis


Research Interests:

International political economy

Feminist/gender studies

Celebrity diplomacy

Popular culture

Globalization

International security

Human security

Publications:

Edited Books:

Sjoberg, Laura and Sandra Via, eds. 2010. Gender, War, and Militarism: Feminist Perspectives. Praegar Security International.

Chapters:

Via, Sandra. “Gender, Militarism, and Globalization: Soldiers for Hire and Hegemonic Masculinity,” chapter in Gender, War, and Militarism: Feminist Perspectives. Praegar Security International.

Via, Sandra and Courtney Irene Powell Thomas. “Big Blocks of Cheese and Other Lessons on American Politics and Government: 15 Weeks in The West Wing.” chapter in Teaching Matters: Strategy and Tactics to Engage Students in the Study of American Politics, Daniel M. Shea, ed. Pearson Longman Books.