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Department of Political Science
Office: E&T 514
Dr. Andranovich received his BA from the University of Virginia's College at Wise and then went to George Mason University for his MA. After working for Prospect Industries (a commercial roofing and waterproofing company) in northern Virginia, he attended the University of California, Riverside, where he received his PhD in political science. He worked for the US Government Accountability Office (GAO) and COSMOS Corp. in Washington, DC, and has taught at several universities, most recently Washington State University, before coming to CSULA in 1993. He has served as his Department's Chairperson, and as the Faculty Director of the Students Learning in Communities program at CSULA.
Dr. Andranovich teaches and advises students in the public administration
program. He believes that learning is best accomplished through a variety
of approaches and typically uses a combination of lecture, discussion,
portfolios, and group assignments in his courses. He regularly teaches American
government, urban politics, and public policy courses.
Dr. Andranovich's research interests are in urban and regional policy
making, and comparative public administration. Recent references to his
published work are provided below; all work is co-authored.
Representative Professional Activities
PhD Political Science
BA Business & Public Administration
Dr. Andranovich is Chairperson of the Political Science Department in 2013-14. In Fall 2013, he is teaching POLS 570, Public Administration as a Field of Practice (Wed., 6:10-9:50pm); in Winter 2014 he is teaching POLS 404, Urban Government and Politics (Wed., 6:10-9:50pm). His office hours are available through the link on the Political Science Faculty page: http://www.calstatela.edu/dept/pol_sci/main_faculty.htm and appointment can be made by signing up on the sheets posted outside his office (Engineering & Technology Building, A519). Students using email: please be sure to include your CIN number!