Our New Faculty Member
Dr. Jeffrey A. Becker is the newest member of Pacific’s Political Science Department. He will begin teaching courses in the Fall semester 2006. Among Jeff’s course offerings will be Western Political Theory, Modern Political Theory, Approaches to Political Theory, and Philosophy of Law.
Jeff earned his Bachelor’s degree at UC-Santa Cruz and his Ph.D. at Rutgers University. He has recently taught at UC-Davis on a post-doctoral teaching appointment and Chico State. His current research looks at how political leaders by acting as statesmen can promote respect for the rule of law.
Almost 100 highly qualified people applied for the position in Political Theory and Dr. Becker was a stand-out candidate in that very competitive field.