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Megan Sweeney
Faculty Member, Political Science Department

Office: Batmale 666
Mailbox: L219
50 Phelan Avenue
San Francisco, CA 941124

Ms. Sweeney prefers to be contacted via email.

Spring 2018 Office Hours
Mondays 1 pm - 2 pm, Tuesdays 11 am - 12 pm and by appointment

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Ms. Sweeney has served on the faculty at City College of San Francisco since 2011 and as a full time faculty member since 2016. Ms. Sweeney currently teaches American Government and Comparative Government at CCSF.   She has also taught political science in the Peralta Community College District, including online sections of American Government and International Relations. She has a MA in Political Science from SFSU with an emphasis in Comparative and American Politics and a BA in Political Science from Seattle University. Her research interests include democratization, social movements, and Central American politics.

Ms. Sweeney emphasizes the relevancy that politics plays in her students’ lives, encourages civic engagement and utilizes a student focused pedagogy in the classroom that includes a variety of active learning techniques . Currently, Ms Sweeney is the faculty lead for the Political Science Peer Tutoring Program. She is also a member of the Pathways Committee and involved in the Guided Pathways initiative at CCSF. When not on campus, she can be found swimming for a local master's team, running in Golden Gate Park and chasing her three young boys at local playgrounds.

For information about classes that Ms. Sweeney is currently teaching or scheduled to teach in a future semester, please click on the link to the left specific to the class.

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Consider taking American Government online this coming semester. See POS-001 online for more information about this class.