Leda M. Barnett, PhDASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
Office: Ayres Hall 148
Phone: 210-434-6711, ext. 2693
PhD, 2001, University of Alabama, Political Science, concentrations in Comparative Politics (Latin America), International Relations (Environmental Politics and International Political Economy), and American Politics
MA, 1993, Mississippi State University, Political Science
BA, 1991, Mississippi State University, Political Science
Leda M. Barnett, PhD, has been a member of the Our Lady of the Lake University Political Science Department faculty since 2005. She teaches American and Texas Government and Politics, Comparative Government, Latin American Politics, Mexican Americans and Politics in the Southwest, Environmental Policy and Law, Research Methods, and Political Geography.
Before teaching at OLLU, Dr. Barnett was on the faculty at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor and the University of Alabama. She also taught high school Spanish at Pascagoula High School in Mississippi and she has served as a research intern at the Instituto de Derecho Ambiental y Desarrollo Sustenable in Guatemala City, Guatemala.
Dr. Barnett is a member of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society of International Scholars, Gamma Beta Phi National Honor Society, Pi Sigma Alpha National Political Science Honor Society, Sigma Delta Pi National Spanish Honor Society, and the American Political Science Association.
Our Lady of the Lake University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Our Lady of the Lake University.