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Laura Roost, PhD

Resident Assistant Professor

Laura Roost

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College of Arts and Sciences
Political Science
EPLY - Eppley Building

Laura Roost, PhD

Resident Assistant Professor

Dr. Roost does research on care ethics in transitional justice, ethnicized/racialized violence, human rights, international law, African philosophy, and civic engagement/service learning in the classroom. She is a resident assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations, is the Interim Internship Director for the department, and is affiliate faculty in the African Studies Program. At the American Political Science Association (APSA), Roost serves on the executive council of the Political Science Education section, was the 2022 program co-chair for the Political Science Education Division, and served on the 2022 poster award committee. In the past, Roost served on the as a member-at-large on the board for the APSA Human Rights Division. Roost has experience serving as a Program, Curriculum, and Assessment Coordinator for political science and for public & non-profit administration programs, as a campus Fulbright Liaison and Fulbright Program Advisor, and as a pre-law advisor. Roost earned a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln with graduate specializations in Human Rights and Humanitarian Affairs (Ph.D.), and Women’s & Gender Studies (M.A).

Department

Political Science and International Relations

Position

Resident Assistant Professor