Office Hours Spring 2013M/W 12:00-1:00 & M 3:00-4:00 & by appointment
Dr. Robert Klotz is an Associate Professor of Political Science in the Department of History and Political Science. Professor Klotz received his Ph.D. from Washington University in St. Louis. He is currently the Director of the Political Science Internship Program. He joined the University of Southern Maine in 2001.
Ph.D. Washington University in St. Louis (1998)
M.A. Washington University in St. Louis (1994)
B.A. Indiana University (1990)
"The Intermittent YouTube Electoral Presence of Citizens and Candidates" presented at the MPSA in 2012.
Professor Klotz's book on Internet politics is published by Rowman & Littlefield. He has written a book chapter on media use by young adults for the recently published Mosh the Polls. His articles have appeared in peer-reviewed journals including Political Communication, Journal of Information Technology & Politics, Social Science Computer Review, Presidential Studies Quarterly, PS: Political Science & Politics, and The Social Science Journal.
European Institutions: The European Union
Research in The European Union
With Study in Brussels and The Hague
May 18-June 2, 2013
POS 406: 3 credits (or 6 credits with instructor's permission)
The course is a great opportunity for USM students and for the general public to get direct access to the European Union institutions in Brussels and other international bodies in The Hague, such as the International Court of Justice for instance, as the best way to understand the complexity of international organizations. Participants will also be able to visit the main NATO headquarters in Brussels and attend presentations by NATO officials on current topics in the news with regards to foreign and military policy. Students will acquire a detailed knowledge of how the many bodies of the EU work together and how the EU itself has developed over timeLearn More