Department of Political Science

West Chester University

Contact Info:
Tara Easterling
205 Ruby Jones Hall
610-436-2743
teasterling@wcupa.edu


Dr. Frauke I. Schnell

Professor
            Email: fschnell@wcupa.edu
            Phone: (610) 436-2954 

Biography (Academic)

  • 07/03-present: Full Professor, Department of Political Science, West Chester University
  • 07/97-06/03: Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, West Chester University
  • 08/92-06/97: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, West Chester University
  • 06/89-05/92 Instructor, State University of New York at Stony Brook
  • 09/87-05/89 Research Assistant, Department of Political Science, State University of New York at Stony Brook

Education

Ph.D: Political Science, December 1993; State University of New York at Stony Brook

M.A: Political Science, September 1989; State University of New York at Stony Brook

B.A: Political Science and Linguistics (Double Major with Minor in Law), December 1986, Eberhard-Karls Universitaet, Tuebingen, Germany

Community and Other Service

Dr. Schnell is active across the University on a number of committees.

Publications/Activites

Callaghan, K. & F. Schnell (eds.). (2006). The Framing of American Politics. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.

Callaghan, K. & F. Schnell. (2008). The Politics of Issue Debates: An Examination of an Immigration Reform Initiative. National Social Science Journal. 30(2): 9-25.

Tahmaseb McConatha, J., F. Schnell, K. Volkwein, L. Riley & E. Leach. (2003). "Attitudes Toward Aging: A Comparative Analysis of Young Adults from the United States and Germany. International Journal of Aging and Human Development, 57(2): 205-217.

Volkwein, K., F. Schnell, S. Devlin, M. Olson & J. Sutera. (2003). "Sexual Harassment of Women in Sports versus Academia." Journal of Sexual Aggression, 8 (2):69-82.

Classes Regularly Taught (MPA Program)

  • PSC 101 Politics of Diversity in the United States
  • PSC 301 Women and Politics
  • PSC 322 Public Opinion
  • PSC 401 Senior Seminar
  • HONORS Program - HON 313