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Political Science

Scott Frisch - Professor of Political Science

Chair of the Political Science Program

Contact Information:

Office Location: Madera Hall Room 2603
Phone: 805-437-2770

Scott Frisch left of "Jelly Bean' mascot

Scott Frisch is Professor & Chair of the Department of Political Science.  A native of New Jersey, Scott received his B.A. from Lafayette College, a Masters in Government Administration from the University of Pennsylvania, and a PhD in Political Science from the Claremont Graduate School.  Scott served as a Presidential Management Intern in the Department of Treasury and as a Legislative Assistant in the Office of Senator Frank Lautenberg of New Jersey.  He joined the faculty at CSUCI in 2003 after several years teaching at California State University, Bakersfield, and at East Carolina University.  Scott's primary research interests are Congress, and the budgetary process. He is coauthor (with Sean Kelly) of Committee Assignment Politics in the U.S. House of Representatives  and Jimmy Carter and the Water Wars  (forthcoming).  His book The Politics of Pork was published by Garland Press in 1998.


Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Class # Subject Catalog # Section Title Days Times
2112 POLS 150 01 American Political Institutions T/TH 4:30-5:45pm
  POLS 345 01 Science and Public Policy T/TH 12:00-1:15pm
2514 POLS 493 01 Internship ARR ARR
2515 POLS 494 01 Independent Research ARR ARR

Spring 2014 Office Hours

Day Time
 T/TH 3:00-4:00pm


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