Department of Political Science
West Chester University
205 Ruby Jones Hall
Phone: (610) 436-2954
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.
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)