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Justin Gollob

Justin GollobJustin Gollob, PhD, received his Bachelor of Science in Political Science from Idaho State University and went on to earn his Master of Arts and PhD in Political Science from Temple University. An associate professor of political science, Gollob teaches American Government, The Legislative Process, Public and Elite Political Behavior, State and Local Government and The American Presidency. Gollob also serves as the coordinator for the political science program's internship program and director of Colorado Mesa University's Social Research Center.

Eliot Jennings

Eliot JenningsEliot Jennings, PhD, received his Bachelor of Science in Emergency Administration and Planning from the University of North Texas and then spent ten years as the Emergency Management Coordinator for the City of Galveston and Galveston County in Texas. He then went on to earn his Master of Public Administration and PhD in Public Administration from the University of North Texas. An assistant professor of political science, Jennings teaches American Government, State and Local Government, Public Administration, Public Budgeting, Public Management, Public Personnel Management, Ethics in Public Administration, Introduction to Emergency Management, Hazard Mitigation and Preparedness, and Disaster Response and Recovery.

Dr. Jennings serves as the coordinator for the political science program’s Certificate in Emergency Management and Disaster Planning. His research interests include local government, community emergency management, technology in emergency management, and corporate social responsibility in disasters. He has published works in disaster scholarly journals and serves as a reviewer for several academic journals.

Brian Parry

Brian ParryBrian Parry, PhD, received his Bachelor of Arts in psychology from the University of Utah and went on to earn his Master of Science and PhD in applied social psychology from Brigham Young University. An associate professor of psychology, he teaches General Psychology, Social Psychology, Human Growth and Development, Personality Theory, Applied Social Psychology, Cross-Cultural Psychology and Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

Dr. Parry has served as a program evaluator for the Mesa County Department of Corrections, an external consultant to the U.S. Department of Justice, a reviewer for textbook publishing companies, a judge at professional competitions and a research analyst for a fortune 250 company.

Dr. Parry also enjoys applying social psychology theory to his research interests, including the benefits of outdoor recreation, cross-cultural comparisons of migrant farm workers, the effects of cultural identification on Native American college students and leadership analysis of entrepreneurs.