Welcome to the College of
Social Sciences &Professional Studies! Our students, staff, and faculty
are local national, and global citizens who are working to create and maintain
a society that is characterized by inclusive politics, social justice, and
have been at Parkside for more than 25 years, and am a first generation
American, born and raised in Chicago, Illinois. I received a B.A. in Political Science and Spanish from Marquette
University, an M.A degree in Political Science from Marquette University, as
well. My Ph.D in Political Science is from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
of my research in International Relations has centered on issues of political
development in Latin America, and I have traveled extensively throughout the
region.My current research is focused
on equity and diversity in the classroom and issues of accessibility to study
abroad experiences, most often in Latin America.
The Office of the Dean
includes an Associate Dean who works closely with the Dean to manage the College. The current Associate Dean is Seif Da'na, Professor of Sociology. Professor
Da'na is Associate Editor of Arab Studies Quarterly and is the author of many articles and book
chapters on the Palestine question and the Arab world.
full-time Dean's Assistant completes the team in the Office of the Dean. The
Dean's Assistant manages most of the daily administrative tasks necessary for
smooth operation of the College. Felicia Dominguez is the current Dean's
Assistant. She has B.A. degrees in Theater and Education, and worked for the
Kenosha Unified School district. Felicia will continue her work with the community through outreach!
would love to speak with you about ideas that you might also have. If you want
to contribute to your local and national community, or if you want to change
the world- we can be the place that you begin! Call (262.595.3001), email, or stop by the office (Molinaro Hall
room 364). The Office of the Dean team and I look forward to speaking with
Dean and Professor of Politics Philosophy and Law