Dr. Mary Pettenger is a professor of Politics, Policy and Administration at Western Oregon University and the Social Sciences Division Chair. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. in International Studies from the University of Denver, and her B.A. from Whitman College. She teaches courses in the fields of international and comparative politics, including International Relations, Environmental Politics, U.S. Foreign Policy, International Law, International Organization, Human Rights, Causes of War, Government and Politics of Europe and Asia.  She is also the faculty advisor for the WOU Model United Nations Club and co-director of the International Studies major.

Contact Information

Mary Pettenger, Ph.D.
Professor of Politics, Policy
and Administration
Division Chair – Social Sciences

Office: Bellamy Hall 231A
Telephone: (503) 838-8301
Fax: (503) 838-8635
Email: pettengm@wou.edu

Office Hours (all office hours will be held remotely/by phone or Zoom during Spring Quarter 2021):
Mondays 2-4:00
Tuesdays 1-2:00
Wednesdays 10-12:00
and by arrangement (contact by phone or email)

**Please use this link for booking appointments:
https://mary-pettenger.youcanbook.me

Mailing Address:
Department of Politics, Policy & Administration
Western Oregon University
345 N Monmouth Ave
Monmouth, OR 97361

Education

Ph.D., University of Denver,
International Studies
M.A., University of Denver,
International Studies
B.A., Whitman College,
Political Science

Class Schedule

Fall 2020
PS193D Model United Nations
(Online and Synchronous
Fridays 10-11:50)
PS203 International Relations (Online)
PS393D Advanced Model UN
(Online)

Winter 2021
PS355 Civic Literacy & Engagement
(MF 10-11:50/synchronous)
PS393D Advanced Model UN
(F 12-12:50/synchronous online)

Spring 2021
PS447 Environmental Politics
(MF 10-11:50/synchronous online)
PS393D Advanced Model UN
(F 12-12:50/synchronous online)

Summer 2021
PS492 Political Ideologies (asynchronous online)