Sean Eudaily, Ph.D.
Sean Eudaily is an associate professor of politics at the University of Montana Western where he teaches courses in politics, law, geography, history and philosophy. He is the author of “The Present Politics of the Past: Indigenous Legal Activism and Resistance to (Neo) Liberal Governmentality” (Routledge, 2004) as well as various other works on sovereignty, democratic theory, poststructuralism, and contentious politics. Eudaily is currently working on a book analyzing the transformations of the practice of sovereignty in comparative contexts including English domestic, British Imperial, and continental European during the 17th century.
Michael Francisconi, Ph.D.
Michael Francisconi is a professor of anthropology and sociology at Montana Western. He encourages his students to engage in open, critical discourse. One of Francisconi’s projects is Indian Education for All, a program sponsored through the Dillon Middle School with assistance from Salish-Kootenai College, which helps middle-school students gain a deeper understanding of history, culture, and contemporary issues of the Salish Nation in Montana.
Sara Glasgow, Ph.D.
Sara Glasgow’s primary research area is in the political economy of health, focusing on political ideologies informing public health approaches to chronic, noncommunicable diseases. Her other research and teaching interests include international relations theory, critical security studies, wargaming and simulation design, and pedagogical approaches to interdisciplinary studies.
John Hajduk, Ph.D.
John Hajduk received his Ph.D. in history from the State University of New York at Buffalo with a specialty in American cultural history. He has researched and written on such topics as the American popular music industry; political humor and its impact on political discourse; and the socialist administration of Lewis Duncan in Butte, Mont. Hajduk is proud to have helped Montana Western graduates develop the skills necessary for acceptance to graduate degree programs across the country.
Bill Janus, Ph.D.
Bill Janus received the Fulbright Research Fellowship to Poland in 1999-2000. His focuses of research are the Third Reich and paramilitary politics; communist Poland and state cultural manipulation; and U.S. militarism. Janus shares his knowledge of history and world affairs with his students in an experiential setting at Montana Western, allowing the present to meet the past.
Mark Krank, Ph.D.
Mark Krank teaches psychology at Montana Western. He is particularly interested in how psychology relates to education. Krank conducted the analysis of a large data set on Experience One scheduling when Montana Western implemented the program on a pilot basis from 2002-2004. Krank also teaches education classes and a special class once a year that examines the minds of serial killers.
Aaron Weinacht, M.A.
Aaron Weinacht has taught history at Montana Western since 2007. He is interested in helping students learn to do historical research for themselves. Weinacht teaches survey courses in Western civilization and American history and has taught upper division courses in Russian history and European intellectual history. His own research focuses primarily on the intellectual history of Tsarist Russia.