Political Science

Roy Dawes

Associate Professor

Political Science



Campus Box 0406


Glatfelter Hall
Room 308
300 North Washington St.
Gettysburg, PA 17325-1400


BA University of New Orleans, 1984
MS Florida State University, 1988
PhD Florida State University, 1991

Academic Focus

American Politics, Research Methods and Statistics, Public Policy

Roy Dawes received his Ph.D. from Florida State University in 1991 and started teaching at Gettysburg College in 1993. His research focuses on comparative state environmental policy, legislative elections, and public opinion on military issues. He teaches courses on Research Methods in Political Science, American Voting Behavior and Electoral Politics, State Politics and Policy, and the Political Economy of Disaster. He is from New Orleans, Louisiana.