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The Department of Public Affairs

The Department of Public Affairs

Peter Bergerson, Ph.D.

Phone: (239) 590-7813
Office: MH 138

Dr. Bergerson received his MPA degree from Indiana State University and his PhD in Political Science from Saint Louis University.  He was selected as a James J. Malone Fellow, National Council on U.S./Arab relations, for study and travel in Saudi Arabia and Bahrain and also received the National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to study the “Diffusion of Public Policy Among the American States.”  Dr. Bergerson taught at Southwest Missouri State University for 34 years and held the position of Chairperson and Director of the Public Administration program.  His areas of interest and research include the Second Amendment, Ethics, War Powers Act and Congressional Elections.