Associate Professor of Political Science
Director, Global Studies
David Brooker teaches courses in international politics and global studies and is the director of the Global Studies program. He teaches courses on the United Nations, Comparative Politics, and regional integration. He is the co-leader of Coastal Cities: Baltic Sea which studies how cities can be affected, economically, culturally and environmentally, by being located on the water. The class ends with a trip to Poland, Sweden and Denmark to explore cities on the Baltic Sea. He received his Ph.D. in Political Science from Miami University in 1993. His specialty is Russia and the former Soviet Union.
Zohreh Emami received her Ph.D. in economics from Michigan State University. She teaches courses in international economics, development economics, women and the economy, women and leadership, the economic environment, and history of economic thought. Her book, with Paulette Olson, entitled Engendering Economics: Conversations with Women Economists in the United States was published by Routledge in April 2002. She has also written on Joan Robinson and her contributions to the methodology and the pedagogy of economics. She is currently involved in writing on the role of education in sustainable economic development and democracy.
Megan teaches World Geography. She has lived and studied in Russia and Greece and has led educational programs aboard a Tall Ship in the Atlantic Ocean, in Costa Rica and in various U.S. locations including indigenous communities in Alaska. She holds a Masters of Education from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a Bachelors of Arts in Global Studies from Colorado Christian University.