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Dr. Claire Haeg

Department Chair

Associate Professor of Political Science with Saint John's University/College of Saint Benedict since 2005. B.A., The University Sydney, Australia, 1990; MLIS, The University of Hawaii at Manoa, 1996; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 2006.

SJU Office: Simons 144
(320) 363-2080
[email protected]


Fall 2016 Courses


9:35 am - 10:55 am        POLS 111 - Intro to US Politics

11:10 am - 12:30 pm       POLS 331 - US Parties & Elections

Analysis of the party system of U.S. elections. Students evaluate how populations are connected to governance through electoral and other processes; specifically, major parties, minor parties, interest groups, media, movements, and campaign organizations. Students investigate and compare the value of a 'two-party' system to one-party and multi-party systems as organizers of government power.

Spring 2017 Courses


10:20 am - 11:15 am            POLS 211 - Politics and Political Life

1:50 pm - 3:10 pm                POLS 332 - U.S. Congress

(extended time - no Fridays)