Fred Slocum, Associate Professor of Political Science
I teach a wide array of courses in American politics, and focusing on boundaries between political science and psychology, ethnic studies, environmental studies, Southern studies, and American law.
- Ph. D. (political science), University of Iowa, 1997. Dissertation: "Images in Black and White: Measuring Racial Prejudice and Its Consequences."
- M.A. (political science), University of Iowa, 1991.
- B.A. (political science), University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989.
- Completed the four-week Summer Institute in Political Psychology at The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, August 1999.
- Completed the five-week National Endowment for the Humanities summer seminar, "Faulkner and Southern History," at the University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, July 2005.
- Completed the nine-month 2005-2006 Leadership Institute of Greater Mankato, sponsored by the Greater Mankato Chamber of Commerce, full-day sessions ran each month from September 2005 to May 2006.
- Completed the Oxford Round Table workshop on Diversity in Society, Oxford University, UK, March 2007.
- Completed the Prague Summer Schools weeklong course, "Crime, Law and Psychology," sponsored by Schola Empirica (public policy institute), Prague, the Czech Republic, July 2014.
- Additional education in:
- Political psychology
- Southern history;
- Crime, law and psychology
- Japan studies
Areas of Interest
- Race, ethnicity and politics
- Southern politics
- POL 111 United States Government
- POL 221 Introduction to Political Analysis
- POL 423/523 Political Parties
- POL 426/526 Racial and Ethnic Politics
- POL 427/527 Political Psychology
- POL 455/555 American Legal Philosophy
- POL 461/561 Environmental Politics
- POL 471/571 Public Opinion and Polling Methods
- POL 474/574 Executive Process
- POL 476/576 Southern Politics
- Slocum, F. (2007). Authoritarianism and resistance to diversity in the American South. Forum on Public Policy: A Journal of the Oxford Round Table.