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Dr. Natasha Duncan

Clinical Associate Professor & Director of Honors Study Away Programs


Dr. Natasha Duncan comes to the Honors College with experience teaching honors courses and directing the Honors Program at Mercyhurst University in Erie, PA. She is a political scientist by training and teaches courses that examine the international relations among states and non-state actors. She is particularly interested in international migration, which is the focus of her research and inspires the types of courses she offers. Her teaching and research interests naturally lend to her responsibilities as Director of Honors Study Away Programs. In this capacity, she works with Honors faculty to develop enriching experiential opportunities for Honors students. Dr. Duncan herself has taken students to Guyana, Colombia, and the U.S.-Mexico border.

Dr. Duncan is well-published and has an active research agenda. She regularly involves undergraduate students in the research process on various projects. She earned her BA from the City University of New York, Brooklyn College. Both her MA and Ph.D. come from Purdue University.

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