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Dr. Robert P. Amyot

Associate Professor of Political Science & Chair of the Department
Phone: 
402.461.7323
Office: 
Daugherty Center, Lower Level, Room 13

Specialty

American Politics, Negative Campaigning, Pedagogy.  My most recent research has been on the effectiveness of simulations and other teaching methods on learning.

Education

  • B.A., University of Massachusetts (Amherst): Economics
  • M.Phil., Ph.D., The George Washington University: American Politics, Comparative Politics, Methodology

Courses

  • PLS 150 Introduction to Political Science
  • PLS 203 Public Policy Analysis
  • PLS 251 Political Science Skills Resource Seminar
  • PLS 266 American Political Institutions
  • PLS 301 Public Opinion, Voting and Elections in America
  • PLS 306 Interest Groups and Social Movements in America
  • PLS 314 Advanced Policy: Issues and Analysis
  • PLS 333 Judicial Politics and Constitutional Law
  • PLS 351 Advanced Quantitative Methods
  • PLS 480 Topics in Political Science
  • PLS 484 History of Political Thought

J-Term Courses

  • PLS 140 Political Economics
  • White House Scandals
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