Robert Elias

Program Director
(415) 422-6349

Robert Elias has taught in the Politics Department at USF since 1989. He founded the USF Legal Studies and the Peace & Justice Studies programs,...


MA/PhD, Penn State University | BA, University of Pennsylvania | Certificate, University of Strasbourg


Law, Politics, and Baseball, Great Trials in America, Politics of American Justice, Political Power and Constitutional Law, Fieldwork in Pub Int Org, Directed Study

Danny Gascón

Assistant Professor
(415) 422-4132

Danny Gascón received his MA and BA in Criminal Justice at California State University, San Bernardino, and earned his PhD in Criminology, Law &...


BA, Criminal Justice, California State University, San Bernadino | MA, Criminal Justice, California State University, San Bernadino | PhD, Criminology, Law and Society, University of California, Irvine


Latinx/Chicanx Cult & Soc, Latinx/Chicanx Cult & Soc, Writing in Sociology, Sociology of Law, Juvenile Justice, Criminology, Current Issues in Sociology, Career Exploration & Planning, Directed Study, Directed Reading

Keally McBride

(415) 422-4379

Dr. Keally McBride joined the Politics department in Fall 2007. She received her graduate degrees at University of California at Berkeley with a...


Graduate degrees (focus in Political Theory), University of California, Berkeley


Political Theory, Feminist Politics and Theory, Citizenship and Globalization, American Political Thought, Theories of Justice, Comparative Western European Politics


Research Methods, Erasmus Community, Erasmus Community, Erasmus Overseas Program, Quantitative Methods in Public Affairs, Directed Reading, Ideas and Institutions, Change and Conflict, Politics & Society in Europe, Politics of War & Peace, Directed Study, Senior Pol - Honors Seminar, Rsrch Methds for Urban Affairs, Rsrch Methds for Urban Affairs

James Taylor

(415) 422-5063

Professor James Lance Taylor is from Glen Cove, Long Island. He is author of the book Black Nationalism in the United States: From Malcolm X to...


PhD, University of Southern California (USC) | MA, University of Southern California (USC) | BA, Pepperdine University


Special Topics in Politics, Religion & Politics, African-American Politics, Politics of the '60s in America, Race, Equality & the Law, Public Policy: Punishment, Directed Study, Special Topics