Political Science and International Studies Faculty

David Spataro, PhD

Assistant Professor & Program Chair

Biography:

My name is David Spataro and I am an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies at Bellevue College. I have a Ph.D.  from The Graduate Center of the City University of New York, where I focused on contemporary urban anarchist social movements.   Teaching Philosophy: I am an anti-authoritarian, and I try to …more about David Spataro, PhD


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Tim Jones, PhD

Senior Associate Professor

Biography:

My name is Tim Jones and I am a Senior Associate Professor of Political Science at Bellevue College. I live in Seattle, I’m married, and I have two kids who keep me busy when I’m not working. I was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest, and I am the first member of my family to graduate from college. I earned a …more about Tim Jones, PhD


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Leena Shah, PhD

Faculty

Biography:

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Maria Leininger, Esq.

Faculty

Biography:

My name is Maria Leininger, and I am an adjunct faculty member at Bellevue College in the Political Science and Criminal Justice departments. I earned my Juris Doctor (J.D.) from Seattle University School of Law, and attended college at the University of Washington, Seattle, where I majored in Russian, Eastern European, and Central Asian Studies. …more about Maria Leininger, Esq.


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Hillard, Juliana

Faculty

  • Phone: Ext. 2183
  • Office Location: A200F

Biography:

Bio coming soon…


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Cliff Cawthon, MA

Faculty

Biography:

Cliff Cawthon, is an educator, organizer, politico and writer, originally hailing from Buffalo, NY. Cliff has been working in politics for the last fifteen years. He’s worked in organizations from the Western New York Working Families Party to Working Washington/SEIU 775, here in Washington State. He has also done considerable international work on immigration and …more about Cliff Cawthon, MA



Andrew Fletcher

Faculty

  • Office Location: A200F