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Southern Oregon University


Associate Professor

Office:             Taylor Hall 103A

Telephone:       (541) 552-6124


B.A., History, University of California, Los Angeles (2000)

M.A., History, The Ohio State University (2003)

Ph.D., History, The Ohio State University (2007)

Dustin Walcher works at the intersection of international, political, economic, and social history.  He is writing a book manuscript that analyzes U.S. and International Monetary Fund efforts to liberalize the Argentine economic system, and the socio-political disruptions those efforts produced, between 1955 and 1969.  Dr. Walcher offers courses on international history, strategy, and modern U.S. history. 

Dr. Walcher’s office hours during winter quarter are: Mondays and Wednesdays, 12:30-2:30, and Tuesdays, 3:30-4:30.  He is also available by appointment. 




Associate Professor
Office: TA 22
Phone: (541) 552-6188
FAX: (541) 552-6439

BA (1987), California State University,  Chico ;
MA (1991), California State University, Chico;
PhD (1995),University of California, Davis.

Professor Hughes teaches introductory political science courses, upper-division courses in American and comparative politics, and both the Research Methods  course and Senior Seminar. He is also the director of the Southern Oregon Center for Social Research. 

Political Science 110: America and Globalization
Political Science 201: Politics & Power
Political Science/International Studies 250: Int'l Scene
Political Science 260: Politics and Film
Political Science 313: American Politics
Political Science 320: Globalization and Inequality
Political Science 350: World Politics
Political Science 310:  Mass Media and Politics
Political Science 398: Research Methods
Political Science 411: Public Opinion and Survey Research
Political Science 469: Politics in Fiction
Political Science 498: Senior Seminar


Assistant Professor, History & Political Science
Prelaw advisor
Office: Taylor 133
Phone: 541.552.6130
FAX: 541.552.6439

Professor Pavlich teaches introductory political science courses and a variety of courses in law, public policy and political philosophy.  But he won't be doing any of that any time soon because:


No summer office hours:  Email me if you are desperate for an appointment!

Soon enough it will be time for . . . 

Fall term courses: 

PS 202 Law, Politics and the Constitution (CRN 1925) TuTh 3:30-5:20 (TA 26)

PS 342 Environmental Law and Policy (CRN 2224) MW 1:30-3:20 (TA 26)

PS 436 Health Care Policy  (CRN 1929) TuTh 10:30-12:20 (TA 26)


BA (History) Biola University
M Div (Church History) Fuller Seminary
MA (History) California State University, Los Angeles
Ph D (History) University of Southern California



Fulbright Fellowship, Egypt, 1987

National Endowment for the Humanities Awards
University of Texas, Austin: Seminar on British Empire in the Middle East. Director: Prof. William Roger Louis, 1988


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World Civilizations
English History Survey 
French Revolution and Napoleon
Europe in the 19th Century
Europe in the 20th Century
Europe in the Era of First World War
Imperial Russia
Islamic Middle East


Princeton University: School of Near Eastern Studies: Seminar in the
History of the Ottoman Empire: Director: Professor Norman
Itzkowitz, 1989 and 1992

Joseph Malone Fellow: Sponsor: National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations:
Research and Travel to Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, 1990

University of Winchester (formerly King Alfred’s College) UK, Exchange Professor, History Department, 1995

Southern Oregon University: Carpenter Grant for Research at British Library, India office, London University: Near Eastern Studies Library, Institute for Historical Research, Public Records Office/Foreign Office, 1997

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Biola University: Dept. of History, 1979-1990

University of Southern California: Department of History: (temporary appointment) Hubbard Chair of British Studies, 1989-1990

Southern Oregon University: Department of History, 1990-Present


ES TAUGHT 2005-2007

World Civilizations
English History Survey
French Revolution and Napoleon
Europe in the 19th Century
Europe in the 20th Century
Europe in the Era of First World War
Imperial Russia
Islamic Middle East


Gladstone’s Imperialism in Egypt, Techniques of Domination (Greenwood Press, Westport, CT), 1995

Historical Dictionary of the British Empire (Greenwood Press, Westport, CT), 1996 (20 Articles)

“Bizonia: Stepchild of the Cold War” in Germany and the Cold War (Perspectives: A Journal of Historical Inquiry, (Cal. St. University, Los Angeles), 1980

“British Invasion of Egypt in 1882” International Third World Studies Journal and Review, (University of Nebraska, Omaha, Vol. 1, No. 2), 1989

“Egyptian Army under British Dominance (1914-1952) as Catalyst for Independence” International Third World Studies Journal and Review, (University of Nebraska, Omaha, Vol. 2, No. 1), 1990

Book in progress, “Britain in the Middle East 1619-1971: A Lesson Never Learned”, for Praeger Press, due for publication in 2007

Recent Book Review: A Turn to Empire: The Rise of Liberal Imperialism in Britain and France by Jennifer Pitts (Princeton University Press, 2005) for journal Fides et Historia, 2005

Academic Honor Societies and Awards

Phi Alpha Theta (Cal. State Univ., Los Angeles), 1979

Phi Kappa Phi (Southern Oregon University), 1995

Phi Kappa Phi Scholar-Teacher of the Year (Southern Oregon University) 1996

Voted SOU Best Faculty of Year 2005 by students

Professional Associations

American Historical Association

North American Conference on British Studies

Western Conference on British Studies