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Rick Henderson

Mr. Henderson

Curriculum Vitae

B.A., M.A. Texas State University

Senior Lecturer, Department of Political Science

Rick Henderson is currently a Senior Lecturer in the Political Science Department at Texas State University.  He received his B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from Southwest Texas State University and teaches a number of undergraduate and senior-level courses. Mr. Henderson has received awards for excellence such as the Excellence in Teaching Award by the Liberal Arts Department in 2002, as well as an Outstanding Professor Award in 1998 and 2006 by the Pan-Hellenic Council. He has also sponsored the Politics in Film Series since 1996. His areas of interest include party politics, state and local government as well as politics in film.


Courses Taught

PS 3301 (GOVT 2304) Basic Political Institutions

POSI 2310 (GOVT 2301) Principles of American Government

POSI 2320 (GOVT 2302) Functions of American Government

PS 3322 Political Parties and Party Politics

PS 3323 Congress and the Legislative Process

PS 3325 State and Local Government

PA 3330 Public Personnel and Human Resource Administration

PA 4352 Comparative Public Administration

PS 3328 Politics in Film

PS 4399 Senior Seminar in Political Science