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University of California, Riverside

Lecturer, Department of Political Science

Supervisor: Dr. Shaun Bowler, Chair of the Department of Political Science



List of Courses Taught:

POSC 10:       American Politics (Fall 2006, Winter 2007, Winter 2008).

POSC 101:     The United States Congress (Fall 2006, Fall 2007).

POSC 166:     Judicial Politics and Policy-Making (Spring 2007).

POSC 167:     Constitutional Law: Fundamental Freedoms (Fall 2008).

POSC 168:     Constitutional Law: Criminal Justice (Spring 2008).

POSC 173s:    Government and Politics of California (Spring 2008).

POSC 182:     Politics and Economic Policy (Fall 2007, Fall 2008).

POSC 186:     Regulation: A Political Perspective (Spring 2007,

                                Winter 2008, Winter 2009).

PBPL  001:     Introduction to Public Policy Analysis (Fall 2008).



Dr. Bordner previously served as a Lecturer in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Riverside.  Originally brought in to teach a single course on the United States Congress during the Fall 2006 Quarter, Bruce ended up teaching four additional courses for the University during the 2006-07 Academic Year.  He was brought back under a one year contract to teach six additional courses during the 2007-08 Academic Year.  During the Fall 2008 quarter, he taught two political science courses (Politics and Economic Policy, and Constitutional Law: Fundamental Freedoms) and one course for the interdisciplinary public policy program at U.C. Riverside ( Introduction to Public Policy Analysis).  He taught POSC 186, Regulation: A Political Perspective, during the Winter 2009 quarter.  He is not currently scheduled to teach at U.C. Riverside during the 2009-10 academic year, as the department is fully staffed.


Class sizes have ranged from 43 students on up to lectures with 360 students.