Application Attachment 5

Instructional Faculty



Lake Superior State University



February 2005


Specialty Program:

Political Science


Certification/Endorsement CODE:



Please include all faculty teaching the courses shown on the Summary of Course Requirements for Specialty Program (Application Attachment 3), including those who may be temporary or non-tenure stream. 


Faculty Member


Degree in this Specialty Area, Indicating

Study Focus and Research Area

Professional Development Experience in the Last

3 Years

Familiarity with

K-12 Curriculum

Framework and

MEAP Assessment

Special Awards and Recognition

P-12 Collaborative Work

PS 110

PS 130

PS 160

PS 211

PS 367

PS 467

Richard T. Conboy


American Politics

Public Admin

State/Local Govt

Politics & Media

Local Economic Development

Contracted to evaluate student program at Rudyard Area High School, 2005; organized regional economic dev. conf., 2005; conducted citizen survey in Village of Newberry, 2005; served on Sault Ste. Marie Budget Review Comm. 2005; conducted community profile survey in Chippewa County, 2003. 

Follows changes passed by the state legislature

Distinguished Teaching Award, LSSU, 2004; Community Luminary Award, Michigan Non-Profit Assoc., 2003


PS 110

PS 211

PS 352

PS 491

PS 492

Gary R. Johnson


Political Theory

Methods/Phil Sci

Political Anthro

Internat Relations

Politics and Life Sciences

Authored journal article; completing work as journal editor of Politics and the Life Sciences


Distinguished Teaching Award, LSSU, 1998; Who’s Who Among America’s Teachers, 2005


PS 160

PS 211

PS 241

PS 411

Position to be filled for 2005-06

Ph.D. or ABD

International Rel

Comparative Pol







Dr. John Erkkila

PhD. Economics

Using Market Simulation in the Classroom workshop, Thompson Higher Education. 2004

First Annual Economics Alumni Workshop, Dept of Economics, The University of Western Ontario, 2004.

Many papers on “Economic Impact” presented to various groups and clubs on campus


LSSU Distinguished Teaching Award



History of World

Civilization I



History of World Civilization II



World  Regional Geography





James W.T.Moody

M.A. History, Michigan State University


World History






Seminar on Michigan Certification


Seminar on “No Child Left Behind”


Seminar MEAP update



TE 444


Freed, Craig PhD in Educational Leadership & Policy Studies.  Educational Administration, Business Education; Public Administration  3 Years: National Dropout Conference, National Association of  African-American Studies Familiarity with  K-12 Curriculum: Taught secondary Social Studies including economics, world history; taught secondary business education


In TE 444 (Social Studies Methods) students must develop lessons and list all state standards met in the lesson; they  also are guided in developing varied assessments for all lessons


  Have done several in-services on school law and service-learning in South Dakota; currently assisting in developing an in-service for differentiated learners in Michigan













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