Patrick Van Inwegen
300 W. Hawthorne Road
Spokane, WA 99251
Phone: (509) 777-4844
Office Location: Weyerhaeuser Hall Suite 210F
Education: Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago (2004)
Patrick Van Inwegen teaches courses emphasizing the international and comparative
aspects of politics. His dissertation analyzed the role of nonviolent action in revolutionary situations and has spawned
several articles on Velvet Revolutions. Van Inwegen's dissertation and related coursework convinced him of the need for a general textbook on revolutions. His current project is completing this textbook for publication with Lynne Reinner Publishers. Throughout his graduate education,
Van Inwegen's focus was on engaging students and becoming a better teacher.
He was a teaching fellow at Loyola University, and he published an article
on developing undergraduate research in P.S. Political
Science and Politics. He has also presented research on the effectiveness of active learning.
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