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Edward Mihalkanin

Dr. BalanoffOffice:  UAC 334
Phone:  512.245.3265

Curriculum Vitae

B.A., Bradley University
M.A., Ph.D., The American University

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

Dr. Ed Mihalkanin is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science. His specialties include International Relations, Latin America - Government and Politics, US Diplomacy. Dr. Mihalkanin earned his B.A. in Political Science from Bradley University and his M.A. in International Affairs and Ph.D. in International Relations from The American University. He has been with Texas State since 1990 and has taught a variety of Junior level and Graduate courses. Dr. Mihalkanin has put considerable effort into University programs, organizations and committees such as Fulbright Evaluation Committee, the Presidential Upper Level Scholarship Selection Committee as well as serving as a faculty advisor to Sigma Pi Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha and the SWT Water Skit Team among many others. He has also served as the Graduate Advisor for the M.A. in Political Science from 1999-2004. In the community, Ed Mihalkanin served on the San Marcos City Council from 1998-2000, from 2001-2007, and had currently served since 2016. He also served San Marcos as Chair of the Mayor’s Blue Ribbon Committee on Tourism and Chair for the Tourism Product Development Committee among other memberships.


Courses Taught

PS 3328 Politics in Film

PS 3352 Theories of International Politics

PS 3344 Government and Politics of Europe