Cameron professor named 2010 Oklahoma Political Scientist of the Year

Tony WohlersCameron University associate professor Dr. Tony Wohlers was honored with the 2010 Oklahoma Political Scientist of the Year award by the Oklahoma Political Science Association (OPSA). Wohlers, a faculty member in Cameron’s Department of History and Government, was recognized for his participation in OPSA activities. He organized the association’s annual conference in 2008, served as president the following year, and maintains the OPSA website. The award also recognizes research activities, including publication of research activities. Over the past three years, Wohlers has published numerous articles and reviews pertinent to political science.

"Professor Wohlers is one of the hardest working, most talented professors at Cameron University and has excelled at teaching, scholarship, and service since he joined the Department of History and Government in 2005,” says Dr. Lance Janda, Chair, Department of History and Government. “We are extremely fortunate to have him as a colleague and as a mentor and teacher for our students. He is extraordinarily deserving of this award."

Wohlers teaches numerous courses pertaining to political science, government and public administration. He holds bachelor’s degrees in History and Political Science from the University of the Saarland in Germany and Sonoma State University. He received a master’s degree from the University of Illinois at Springfield and earned a Ph.D. in Political Science from Northern Illinois University. He also serves as Cameron’s Academic Research Director.

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November 9, 2010

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