John C. Dugas
I joined the Political Science Department at Kalamazoo College in the fall of 1995 to teach courses in International Relations and Latin American Politics. Because I pursued my undergraduate and graduate education in large state university systems (Louisiana State University and Indiana University, respectively), I appreciate the special ethos that characterizes a liberal arts college. In particular, I enjoy the smaller class sizes, the student-teacher relationships that can develop, and the unique opportunities for personal and intellectual growth that we provide our students. Not least, I value the opportunity to pursue my research and writing on political reform, human rights, and U.S. foreign policy with regard to Latin America and, more specifically, Colombia.