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Spring 2018

Section 5472 of POLS1
Introduction to United States Government -- : Jan 17 - May 18 2018
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Section 5473 of POLS1
Introduction to United States Government -- : Jan 17 - May 18 2018
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Section 5974 of POLS1
Introduction to United States Government -- : Jan 17 - May 18 2018
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Fall 2017

Section 1455 of POLS1
Introduction to United States Government -- : Aug 21 - Dec 15 2017
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Section 1772 of POLS1
Introduction to United States Government -- : Aug 21 - Dec 15 2017
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Section 1967 of POLS1
Introduction to United States Government -- : Aug 21 - Dec 15 2017
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Summer 2017

Section 8443 of POLS1
Introduction to United States Government -- : Jun 19 - Jul 30 2017
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Section 8953 of POLS1
Introduction to United States Government -- : Jun 19 - Jul 30 2017
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MPA 1995 Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
Concentrations: US Presidency, Budget Analysis, Grant Administration

B.A. 1993 Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA
Concentrations: History / English.

Academic Experience: 

Teaching Experience:

1997 - Present Napa Valley College
P120 and P121 Principles of American Government
P125 Introduction to Modern Political Ideologies ("Isms")
P135 Comparative Government

2003 - 2004 Sonoma State University
POLS200 American Political Systems

2005 - Present Santa Rosa Junior College
POLS1 Introduction to United States Government

A firm believer in life-long learning and the value of intellectual engagement, Mr. Kir___рly remains strongly engaged in a rigorous academic life, having presented over a dozen papers at national conferences, and winning three scholarships from the National Endowment for the Humanities. He maintains memberships in Pi Sigma Alpha, the national Political Science Honor Society and Phi Alpha Theta, the national Honor Society for the Study of History. He is a member of the American Political Science Association, the American Historical Association, the American Society of Public Administration, as well as a number of regional History and Political Science associations. He was founding President and remains active with the Zeta Tau chapter of Phi Beta Delta, the Honor Society for International Scholars.

Mike is also active in the local community, where he serves as founding member and board president of Project Applause, a local non-profit in support of the performing arts and has been an active member of the Rohnert Park _Фё─ёЂ Cotati Rotary Club, the Sonoma County World Affairs Council, the Alumni Board of Sonoma State University, and the California State University system-wide Alumni Council. He is also a decorated Navy vet and remains active with a number of vets' groups, especially the VFW.

Mr. Kir___рly published his second book, "Trouble at the Border: A contextual approach to the study of immigration" to critical acclaim. This textbook examines immigration in a non-polemical manner, using traditional "American Government" components as springboards of study. His third book, "Tomb Art as Cultural and Political Representation" is schedule for publication Spring, 2015.

Mike is a die-hard Boston Red Sox fan. You'll often catch him at 24 Hour gym in Santa Rosa, or on the trails at Annadel. If you see him, come up and say hello!

Professional Areas of Interest: 

Academic interests include U.S. Immigration patterns and response, Concert of Europe Diplomacy, U.S. Presidency, and Tudor England.

"That one person die ignorant who had the capacity for knowledge, this I call a tragedy." Thomas Carlyle