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Dr. Jean-Philippe Faletta Associate Professor Director of Service Learning
Political Science
713/942-3481
falettj@stthom.edu

Dr. Jean-Philippe Faletta is the director of the Service-Learning Program at St. Thomas. His areas of research include civic engagement, Congress, public opinion and voting behavior, social movements and pressure groups, and the American presidency. He can speak on American political institutions and processes, elections, politics and the media, political methodology, the census and redistricting, and Russian government and politics.

Areas of Expertise
Politics, Russian Government, Political Behavior, Congress, Elections, Campaigns

Degrees

  • Doctor of Philosophy - Political Science - WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (2000)
  • Master of Arts - Political Science - WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (1995)
  • Bachelor of Arts - Russian & Pol Science - WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY (1990)

Research

  • Civic Engagement
  • Congress
  • Public Opinion and Voting Behavior
  • Social Movements and Pressure Groups
  • The American Presidency

Publications

  • "A Microcredit Program, a Math Education Initiative and Service-Learning: Matching the University’s Mission to Greater Community Needs."
    New Horizons in Education (1900) Vol. 61 Page 11/22
  • "The Application of Service-Learning as a Pedagogy at the Domestic and International Levels: Two Case Studies at the University of St. Thomas – Houston, Texas."
    University of Indianapolis Press (1900)

Presentations

  • "Not Just in My Neighborhood: Service-Learning in Higher Education on a Local and Global Scale.” Presented at the Fifth International Service-Learning"Stellenbosch University
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