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Dr. Josephine Squires

Josephine Squires


Rarick 313
785 628 5394



About Josephine

Dr. Josephine Squires is the person to speak with if you are interested in extending your university and career related experiences to an international level. Aside from her academic qualifications, Dr. Squires brings to the profession the richness of her international experiences. She was born and raised in England, where she received her education through the secondary level. She spent two years studying and working in Paris, France before moving to Mexico City where she lived for well over a decade. While in Mexico City, Dr. Squires worked for a consulting firm as Coordinator of International Events. She served as a liaison between the company and its corporate and governmental clients.

On leaving Mexico City, Dr. Squires relocated to the US. She completed her higher education, receiving a B.A., Summa Cum Laude, in Psychology from St. Mary's University and a Ph.D. in Political Science (emphasis International Relations) from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

Since 1995, Dr. Squires has been a member of the FHSU Political Science faculty. She teaches International Relations, Comparative Politics, and other related courses. She has published several articles and is presently working on a book. She regularly presents papers at prestigious international conferences. Aside from her long-term living experiences in other countries, Dr. Squires has traveled widely in Western and Eastern Europe, Central and South America, and the Middle East. She speaks Spanish with near native fluency and is conversational in French and German. She has brokered several exchange agreements between FHSU and foreign universities.


Ph.D. University of Colorado
M.A. University of Colorado
B.A. St. Mary's University


Intro to International Relations
Comparative Politics
Problems and Issues in World Politics
American Foreign Policy
International Law
International Political Economy


Ethnic Conflict
Ethnic, Nationalist and Religious Roots of Terrorism

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