Dr. Janet Campbell


Dr. Janet Campbell

Instructor, Political Science, Social Sciences, MHCC
26000 Stark St., Gresham, OR 97030
Phone: 491-7430 (x7430)
Office: 2667 

Employment Experience

Gresham, Oregon

Department Head, Political Science. Mt. Hood Community College 

Classes Taught At Mt. Hood 

PS 200: Introduction to Political Science Su/F/Sp
PS 201: Introduction to American Government Sp
PS 204: Comparative Governments F
PS 205: International Relations Sp
PS 209: Problems in American Politics F
PS 215: Global Issues Su
PS 225: Political Ideologies F
PS 241: Political Terrorism Su/Sp
PS 298: Research Project Su/F/Sp
CWEPS: Internship Projects Su/F/Sp

Centralia, Washington

Adjunct Lecturer. Centralia Community College
Responsible for designing and teaching American Government and Comparative Governments.


Olympia, Washington

Research Investigator/Project Manager
State of Washington
Responsible for producing a research plan to assess the efficacy of Early Intervention Programs for children with delaying or disabling conditions.

Oversaw two team members in evaluating family planning services of Washington State provided in social services offices.


Anchorage, Alaska
Researcher. Alaska Public Interest Research Group
Researched and analyzed various legislative initiatives such as tort reform, consumer protection laws, jury selection and campaign finance reform.

Supervised university interns and wrote grants, reports, articles and information pamphlets. Organized workshops, conferences and presented at congressional hearings. (Worked on contract in Washington State.)


Anchorage, Alaska

Adjunct Lecturer. University of Alaska, Justice Center
Designed and taught: Judicial Policy and Court Administration.


Anchorage, Alaska

Adjunct Lecturer. University of Alaska, Pol. Sci. Dept.
Designed and taught: Ancient Political Philosophy and Political Sociology.


Anchorage, Alaska
Summer 1995 

Lecturer. Univ. of Alaska, Della Keats Program
The six-week program is designed to expose Alaskan Native teenagers to college life, both in terms of academic expectations and living in a city. Designed and initiated the yearbook program where students produced a yearbook while learning valuable computer skills.


Anchorage, Alaska
Winter 1994

Affiliate Assistant Professor of Political Science.
University of Alaska, Political Science Dept.

Conducted a literature review with regard to resource development and the impact on indigenous people of Arctic regions. The project was suspended due to loss of grant funds.


Glasgow, Scotland
1992- 1993 

Teaching Assistant. Glasgow University, Pol. Sci. Dept.
Political Science I. Duties included: marking essays, teaching weekly lessons and general student consultation. Course covered institutions and political practices of the USA and UK and political theory.


Anchorage, Alaska
Summer 1990


Adjunct Lecturer. University of Alaska, Pol. Sci. Dept.
Designed course: New Zealand and Australian Politics. (Class was canceled due to lack of funds.)


Wellington, New Zealand

Teaching Assistant. Victoria University, Pol. Sci. Dept.
New Zealand Politics. Duties included: marking essays and tests, teaching weekly lessons and general consultation.


Tokyo, Japan

English Teacher. Excellence Corporation
After brief TESL training course, taught one-to-one intensive English to Japanese adults. Produced company newspaper.


Tokyo, Japan

College Instructor. Tokyo Business College
Taught philosophy and culture via English language
instruction to Japanese students. Class size: 35-40.


Tokyo, Japan

English Teacher. Gregg School of Int'l Languages
General language instruction to Japanese students. All levels.


Additional Experience

Anchorage, Alaska

Instructor. University of Alaska
College of Community and Continuing Education
Taught basic word processing (Macintosh and PC based), as well as desktop publishing and design courses.


Washington DC
Summer, 1985

Lobbyist Intern. National Taxpayers Union
Proof-read and edited pamphlets, press releases, and other political printed matter. Participated in strategy sessions and wrote articles.


Kikambala, Kenya

Guest Teacher. Kikambala Primary School
Standard 6 (12-13 year-olds). Taught music, science, math and English



Glasgow, Scotland


University of Glasgow, Depts. of Politics and Law


Wellington, New Zealand

MA, BA Hons
Victoria University, Dept. of Political Science


Brunswick, Maine

BA (Magna cum laude)
Bowdoin College
Major: Politics/Russian language Minor: Biology




"An Analysis of Law In The Marxist Tradition". NY Edwin Mellen Press, 2003



"The Rule of Law: A Lesser of Two Evils", Rechtstheorie, Beiheft 17, Münster, Germany



"Is There a Case for Socialist Jurisprudence?", Archiv für Rechts-und Sozialialphilosophie, Beiheft 60 (Law, Justice and the State), Amsterdam, The Netherlands



"Small Victories", Ambit, London, UK



Review of Robert Rand's Comrade Lawyer in Soviet Studies, London, UK


Review of Hyam Gold's New Zealand Politics in Perspective in Public Sector, Wellington, NZ



"The Soba-shop Syndrome and a Type of Morality", in Business English for Everyone, Tokyo, Japan



"IRS Intimidation at Record Levels", Dollars and Sense, Washington DC, USA




Glasgow University Graduate Scholarship 1992-1994; Bowdoin College Graduate Scholarship 1993; New Zealand Federation of University Women Graduate Scholarship 1989; James Bowdoin Scholar (academic award) 1983-1986; Bowdoin College Undergraduate Award 1982.

Interests/Community Activities

American Political Science Association (1997), USA Volleyball Association (1994-1996), Wheels for Peace (1995), Slavonic Society (1992), student representative for the Institute of Soviet and Eastern European Studies (1991-1992), volunteer for "East Meets West" (Soviet/American exchange) (1990), tutor for minority students at University of Alaska, Anchorage (1990), founder of Victoria University Jazz Band (1989). I enjoy reading, writing, foreign languages, playing the saxophone and traveling.

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