Dr. Paul Snell, Politics & Government Professor, Awarded Tenure
His teaching centers on American political institutions, as well as Democratic Theory and American Political Thought. His published, peer-reviewed scholarship has been on the substantive representation of the LGBTQ community in the U.S. Congress as well as the theoretical challenges and justifications for representing this community. His current research is on the philosophy of political science. He received the Provost’s Junior Faculty Award for Service to Pacific University in May of 2022.
He earned his bachelor's degree from Claremont McKenna College, Claremont, Calif., master's degrees from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, and a PhD in political science from the University of Minnesota.