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The Reubin O'D. Askew Department of Government Faculty Bios and Contact


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David Ramsey
Position: Interim Chair and Associate Professor
  • Department: Government
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 122

Dr. David Ramsey, associate professor, teaches constitutional law and political philosophy.

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Adam Cayton
Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Government
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 124

Dr. Adam Cayton, who has a Ph.D. in Political Science, conducts research on representation in Congress, legislative institutions, campaign effects, institutional change and other topics.

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Brian Crisher
Position: Associate Professor

Dr. Brian Crisher, an associate professor, has written on military capabilities and various aspects of war and politics. Much of his research examines international conflict.

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Alfred G. Cuzán
Position: Professor
  • Department: Government
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 123

Dr. Alfred G. Cuzán, Distinguished University Professor of Political Science, teaches primarily American and comparative politics.

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Jacob Shively
Position: Associate Professor
  • Department: Government
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 126

Dr. Jacob Shively, associate professor, teaches international relations.

Jocelyn Evans
Position: Professor/Interim Director of Kugelman Honors Program
  • Department: Government
  • Office Location:  Building 11, Room 222

Dr. Jocelyn Evans, professor of government and interim director of the UWF Kugelman Honors Program, teaches American government, legislative behavior, women and politics, religion and politics, political theory and research methods.

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Michelle Hale Williams
Position: Professor and UWF Interim Vice Provost
  • Department: Government
  • Office Location:  Building 10, Room 210

Dr. Michelle Hale Williams, professor of political science and interim vice provost, teaches and does research on world elections, political parties, European politics, democracy and democratization, radicalism and extremism in politics.

World Languages Faculty Bios and Contact


Claire Holderman
Position: Lecturer
  • Department: Government
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 128

For more than ten years as a college professor, she has taught courses in Spanish, writing, and college success.

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Merry Beth Low
Position: Instructor of French
  • Department: Government
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 133A

Dr. Merry Beth Low, instructor of world languages, specializes and holds extensive experience in teaching French and Italian.

Takami Taylor
Position: Lecturer/Japanese
  • Department: Government
  • Office Location:  Building 50, Room 133

Kwimi “Takami” Taylor has been an instructor of Japanese with UWF since 2007. Prior to joining UWF, Taylor was an instructor of Japanese at LaGrange College, LaGrange, GA, and Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA.

Government Adjunct Faculty


Angela Bryan

  • Adjunct
  • Department: Reubin O'D. Askew Department of Government
  • phone85047429
  • emailabryan@uwf.edu
  • Office Location: Building 50 Room 120

Ayla Green

  • Adjunct
  • Department: Government
  • emailagreen3@uwf.edu
  • Office Location: Online Only

Joseph Haber

  • Adjunct
  • Department: Government
  • emailjhaber@uwf.edu
  • Office Location: Online Only

John Link

  • Adjunct
  • Department: Government
  • emailjlink@uwf.edu
  • Office Location: Building 50, Room 134

Doug Mock

Aurora Osborn

  • Adjunct
  • Department: Government
  • emailaosborn@uwf.edu
  • Office Location: Building 18, Room 126

Zack Smith

  • Adjunct
  • Department: Government
  • emailzsmith@uwf.edu
  • Office Location: Online Only

Jessica Ramm

  • Adjunct
  • Department: Government
  • emailjramm@uwf.edu
  • Office Location: Online Only

World Languages Adjunct Faculty


Amber Morgan

  • Adjunct
  • Department: Government
  • emailamorgan4@uwf.edu
  • Office Location: Online Only

Emeritus Faculty


The Reubin O'D. Askew Department of Government Emeritus Faculty Members:

  • William Tankersley, Associate Professor Emeritus, 2015
  • William G. Howard, Associate Professor Emeritus, 2006
  • Robert Anderson, Associate Professor Emeritus, 2003
  • M. Lal Goel, Professor Emeritus, 2003
  • David Myers, Professor Emeritus, 2003
  • James Witt, Professor Emeritus, 2003