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Dr. Linda Veazey

Chair/Associate Professor
O'Donohoe Hall


Linda Veazey is the Chair of Political Science at MSU. She also serves as the coordinator for Women's and Gender Studies, pre-law advisor, and the co-faculty director of the Model United Nations team. She received her MA and PhD in Political Science from the University of Southern California. As an undergraduate, she graduated from University of Montevallo, a fellow COPLAC institution.

Her research focuses on human rights and gender. She is a former member of the Board of Directors of Amnesty International USA and continues to be actively involved in international human rights work. She is the author of Gendered Human Rights: A Woman's Right to Culture,Her current research examines human rights NGOs and policy creation.

Institution Degree Graduation Date
University of Southern California PhD 2008
University of Southern California MA 2002
University of Montevallo BA 1999
Employer Position Start Date End Date
Midwestern State University Assistant Professor of Political Science 08/01/2011
Ohio University Visiting Professor of Political Science 09/01/2010 06/01/2011
University of Houston Post-doctoral Fellow in Women's Studies 08/01/2008 06/01/2010

A Woman’s Right to Culture: Toward Gendered Cultural Rights. Quid Pro Books, December 2015.

“Teaching American Government in the Lone Star State.”  The Western: Newsletter of the Western Political Science Association. 6(1): 10-16, 2014.

“When Ignorance of the Law May Be the Defense: Immigrants and Knowledge of US Law,” Judicature 92(5): 202-206, 2009.