Dr. Barry N. Sweet

DEGREES EARNED / CERTIFICATIONS / PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

  • Professor   of Political Science
  • Ph.D., Political Science, West Virginia University
  • J.D., University of Pittsburgh School of Law
  • M.A., Political Science/Policy Analysis, West Virginia University
  • A.B., Economics, Washington and Jefferson College

 

PRIMARY COURSES TAUGHT

  • American Government
  • Constitutional Law of the United States
  • Civil Liberties and Civil Rights
  • Congress and the Legislative Process
  • International Politics
  • Empirical Political Analysis
  • Criminal Procedure

RESEARCH INTERESTS

  • American Government
  • Constitutional Law
  • Civil Liberties and Civil rights

 

MOST RECENT PUBLICATIONS / PRESENTATIONS

  • Plessy v. Ferguson: Race and Inequality in Jim Crow America, by Williamjames Hull Hoffer. Lawrence, KS: University of Kansas Press, 2012. In The Law and Politics Book Review, Vol. 23 No. 2 (February 2013) pp. 98-102.
  • Complex Justice: the Case of Missouri v. Jenkins, by Joshua M. Dunn, Chapel Hill, NC: The University of North Carolina Press, 2008. In The Law and Politics Book review, Vol. 17 No. 6 (June 2008) pp. 419-423.

HONORS AND AWARDS

  • Outstanding  Faculty Equity Award Clarion University of Pennsylvania, November 10, 2004
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Award, Department of Political Science, West Virginia University,1995-1996

 

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Licensed Attorney in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Last Updated 7/17/18