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UMD CLA Department of Women's Studies UMD College of Liberal Arts

Cindy M. Christian- Department of Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies

Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies Adjunct Assistant Professor

Cindy M. Christian

Cindy M. Christian, Assistant Professor, holds a PhD in Political Science from Binghamton University in Binghamton, New York. Her areas of interest include international relations, international political economy, Latin American politics, and women and politics. She has taught both political science and women's studies courses over the past 15 years. She has traveled to Honduras and Mexico to study development programs and the impact of global economic policies. She is currently the Program Associate for UMD's Royal D. Alworth, Jr. Institute for International Studies. She enjoys reading fiction and spending time with her family which includes her partner, originally from Iran and a Professor of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin Superior; her daughter, Isabel (named after Isabel Allende); and her West-Highland Terrier, Miss Jean Brodie.