Richard L. Langill
Professor, Political Science/History
Saint Martin's College
5300 Pacific Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98503

Education
B.A. Political Science, California State University, Long Beach, 1965
M.A. Political Science, California State University, Long Beach, 1967
Ph.D. International Studies, The American University, Washington,D.C. 1974

Dissertation: "Military Rule and Developmental Policy in Indonesia Under Suharto's New Order, 1966-1974."

Employment
1997-98 Professor, Political Science/History, Saint Martin's College, Lacey, WA

1986-1997 Vice-President for Academic Affairs, Saint Martin's College, Lacey, WA

1981-1986 Chairman, Social Science Division, Blackburn College, Carlinville, IL

1975-1986 Chairman, Political Science Department, Blackburn College, Carlinville, IL

1980-1986 Director, Academic Advising, Blackburn College, Carlinville, IL

1972-1974 Instructor, School of International Service, The American University, Washington, D.C.

1967-1969 Peace Corps Volunteer, Western Samoa

Courses Taught at Saint Martin's College:
PLS 120, US and World Affairs;
PLS 300, International Relations;
PLS 350, Government and Politics of Europe;
PLS 352, Government and Politics of Asia;
HIS 217, History of Chinese and Japanese Civilization;
GPH 210, World Regional Geography

Scholarships and Fellowships
Cote Award for Scholarship 1960

Graduate Assistantship, California State University, Long Beach, 1965-67

National Defense Foreign Language Fellowship, The American University, 1969-72

American University Teaching Fellowship, 1972-74

Malone Fellowship Program. National Council and US-Arab Relations, Washington, D.C.
(Tunisia, 1988 and Saudi Arabia/Gulf, 1992)

Publications and Presentations

"The Palestinian Dimension of the Gulf Crisis" Lacey Rotary Club, February 28, 1991.

"Human Rights in the Middle East: An Overview," Amnesty International Meeting, January 30, 1991.

"Crisis in the Gulf: The Iraqi Invasion of Kuwait," Lakewood Kwanis Club, November 20,1990.

"The Palestinian Question and U.S. Foreign Policy," West Olympia Rotary Club, January 24, 1989.

"THE US-PLO Dialogue" Middle East Conference. Oregon State University, May 2, 1989.

"Tunisia: Crossroads of the Mediterranean" American Association of University Women, Olympia, Washington, April 10, 1989.

"Political Change in Tunisia Since November, 1987" Regional Middle East Seminar, University of Washington, April 29, 1989.

"The US and the Middle East: Dangerous Drift" Great Decision Program. United Methodist Church, April 24, 1988.

"Tunisia: A Personal View" Olympia World Affairs Council, September 21, 1988.

"South Africa: Is Peace Possible" Piece of My Mind Series. Olympia, Washington, October 1, 1986.

"The Problem of Civic Illiteracy in American Education", The Burnian Magazine May 1983.

"US Policy and the Palestinian Question", Paper presented at the American University at Beirut,
January 1982.

"Teaching Energy as a Global International" and "Teaching Environment as a Global Issue", Paper presented at the International Studies Convention, Philadelphia, PA, March 1981.

"Reunification of Vietnam", in Great Events From History. Salem International Publications, 1979.

"The Fall of Saigon" in Great Events From History. Salem International Publications, 1979.

Book Review of The Giants: Russia and America by Richard Barnet in Magill's Literacy Annual, Salem International Publications, 1978.

"Americans in Southeast Asia", Potomac Review VII, No 1, Summer 1975.

"Political Culture in Samoa", Paper presented at a Symposium on Comparative Politics, The American University, Washington, D. C., 1972.

"Military Rule and Developmental Policy in Indonesia Under Suharto"s New Order, 1966-1974", Ph.D. dissertation. The American University, Washington, D.C., 1977.

"The Ideas of Community and Freedom in the Political Theory of Robert McIver", M.A. Thesis. California State College, Long Beach, 1967.

Professional Activities
Noel-Levitz Conference on Retention, San Francisco, 1992

Northwest Association Conference on Accreditation, Seattle, WA 1990

ACT Conference on Assessment, Kansas City, KS, 1989

Noel Levitz Freshman Year Conference, Irvine, CA 1989

North Central Association of Schools and Colleges Conference on Preparing a Self-Study Report, Chicago, IL 1985

Consortium for International Studies Education Summer Workshop on Global Issues, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, CO, 1979 and 1980

Consortium for International Studies Education Summer Workshop on Global Issues, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, PA 1981

ACT Conference on Academic Advising, Denver, CO, 1978; ACT Conference on Academic Advising, Chicago, IL, 1980

National Defense Foreign Language Training Program. Intensive Indonesian Program, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 1972 and 1973

Memberships

American Political Science Association;
International Studies Association;
Washington Committee on US-Arab Relations;
Olympia World Affairs Council;