Political Science

Fritz Gaenslen

Associate Professor

Political Science



Campus Box 0406


Glatfelter Hall
Room 304
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400


BA Miami University (Ohio)
MA University of Michigan
PhD University of Michigan, 1984

Fritz Gaenslen received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Michigan and is an associate professor at Gettysburg College.  He regularly teaches courses in the politics of China, the politics of Japan, and the politics of developing countries.  In addition, he teaches a senior seminar on political participation and an introductory course on comparative politics.  He has published articles in World Politics, Sociological Methods and Research, Political Psychology, Political Research Quarterly and several edited volumes.