Dr. Chris Stangl      

Dr. Chris Stangl

  • Associate Professor and Department Chair
  • Office: Anderson Hall, Room 318A
  • Email: CStangl@wcupa.edu
  • Phone: 610-436-3364 


Dr. Stangl started at West Chester in 2006. He teaches courses in Political Thought and Public Law. His research interests include: the First Amendment, American Political Thought, Civil Society, and Nationalism. He is the advisor for the Law, Politics, and Society minor, which he is happy to discuss with any interested student.


  • Ph.D. Wisconsin-Madison, 2005
  • M.A. Wisconsin-Madison, 1998
  • B.A. Drake University, 1997

Classes Regularly Taught

  • PSC 100 American Government
  • PSC 230 Introduction to Political Thought
  • PSC 329 Courts, Law, and Policy
  • PSC 338 US Political Thought
  • PSC 339 Contemporary Political Thought
  • PSC 350 Constitutional Law I: Institutions, Power, and Constraints
  • PSC 352 Constitutional Law II: Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

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