Faculty & Staff


Dr. Thomas Kuehls, Professor of Political Science and Department Chair
Ph.D.  Johns Hopkins University, 1992

Thom Kuehls' area of specialization in political science is political theory.  He is the author of Beyond Sovereign Territory: The Space of Ecopolitics, as well as several essays in edited collections.  He is constantly working on his American Government, American Ideals (unpublished), which he uses in his American National Government courses, and he serves as the academic advisor for political science majors and minors.

Office: SS 280A
Phone: (801) 626-6698


Dr. Robert Fudge, Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. Syracuse University, 2001

Robert Fudge's teaching and research interests are in the areas of ethics and aesthetics, with a special interest in conceptions of dignity and Adam Smith's moral philosophy.  His publications have appeared in several journals and edited collections.  He also serves as the philosophy program advisor.

Office: SS 262
Phone: (801) 626-7046

Dr. Richard Greene, Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D. The University of California, Santa Barbara, 1998

Richard Greene has published in numerous journals in the areas of epistemology, metaphysics, and ethics and has co-edited the volumes The Sopranos and Philosophy, The Undead and Philosophy, Quentin Tarantino and Philosophy, and the forthcoming His Dark Materials and Philosophy.


Office: SS 264

Dr. Gary Johnson, Professor of Political Science
Ph.D.  University of Kansas, 2001

Dr Johnson has published in Public Administration Review, Journal of Urban Affairs, and the Municipal Finance Review.  His co-authored book The Adapted City was published in 2003 by M.E. Sharpe.  His research focuses on state and local government, public policy, and public administration, and he serves as the advisor for the minor in public administration.

Office: SS 288
Phone: (801) 626-6697

Dr. Leah Murray, Professor of Political Science
Ph.D.  University at Albany-SUNY, 2004

Leah Murray's primary research interests are in American politics: the presidency, Congress, elections and youth and politics. She teaches courses on all aspects of American politics, especially the national institutions, and serves as the department's internship supervisor.

Office: SS 290

Dr. Richard Price, Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D. Syracuse University, 2012
J.D. Roger Williams University School of Law, 2006

Richard Price’s research interests are broadly centered on the study of law and courts in American politics. His emphasis is on state courts and state constitutional law, focusing on the political and legal factors involved in the development and exercising of state court power. He teaches a number of law and courts courses including Constitutional Law I & II, Elements of Law, and the U.S. Supreme Court in American Politics. He is also the Department’s Pre-Law and Legal Studies advisor. 

Office: SS 292

Dr. T. Ramakrishna Reddy, Professor of Political Science
Ph.D.  University of Kentucky, 1966




Office: SS 286
Phone: (801) 626-6674

Dr. Mary Beth Willard, Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Ph.D.  Yale University, 2009

Mary Beth Willard works in the areas of metaphysics, aesthetics, and early modern philosophy. Her teaching also extends to philosophy of western and eastern religion.

Office: SS 258
Dr. Stephanie Wolfe, Assistant Professor of Political Science 
Ph.D, University of Kent, Canterbury - Brussels School of International Studies, 2012

Stephanie Wolfe specializes in international politics and human rights, with an emphasis on genocide, crimes against humanity, and other atrocities.  She received her PhD in International Relations from the University of Kent, Brussels School of International Studies in 2011. Her publications include The Politics of Reparations and Apologies (2013) --which focuses on the aftermath of World War II atrocities, specifically the Holocaust and the Romani genocides, the Japanese American internment, and the Japanese ‘comfort women’ system-- and The Politics of Reparations and Apologies: Historical and Symbolic Justice within the Rwandan Context (2014). She also serves as the Media and New Communications Officer for the Executive Board of the International Association of Genocide Scholars.
Dr. Wolfe works with Never Again Rwanda on various research projects and as a partner for their annual peace-building institute in Kigali.  She travels there frequently in conjunction with research, study abroad, and to organize internships. She is the academic adviser for the international politics minor, the Model United Nations team, and the student chapter of Amnesty International.
Office: SS 296

Website: https://sites.google.com/a/weber.edu/stephaniewolfe



Nicole Gabor, Department Secretary

Office:  SS 282

Phone:  (801) 626-6694
E-Mail: ngabor@weber.edu