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Dr. Joe Njoroge

History and Political Science
Department Head and Professor of Political Science and Religion

Bowen 211
229. 391.5087

Dr. Joe Njoroge graduated with a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree in Political Science from the University of Tennessee / Knoxville. He holds a Master’s Degree in Political Science from Eastern Kentucky University, and an M.A. in Theology from Church of God Theological Seminary/Cleveland, Tennessee. He earned two undergraduate degrees; one in economics and the other in political science from the University of Tennessee / Knoxville.
At the moment Dr. Njoroge is a Professor of Political Science & Religion, and the Head of the Department of History & Political Science at Abraham Baldwin College in Tifton, Georgia. He serves as the chairman of board of trustees, & President Emeritus of Kenya Christian Fellowship in America (KCFA). Dr. Njoroge is past chairman of the University System of Georgia Board of Regents Advisory Committee on Political Science (POLS-RAC). He now serves in this committee as the ABAC representative.




American Government


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The purpose of this course is to introduce students to the structure, processes, and institutions of the US government. It is designed to provide a basic understanding of the fundamental institutions and processes that constitute the American national politics. Topics to be examined include: Democracy, the Constitution, Federalism, Civil Liberties and Rights, Political Parties,
Interest Groups, Voting and Elections, Public Opinion, Congress, the Presidency, the Judiciary, and the Bureaucracy.
This course will help you develop an awareness of how the government impacts you, and how you impact the government as a citizen. By the end of the semester, you are expected to be able to understand the functioning of governmental institutions, and the processes that underlie democratic public policy making.

POLS 1101 - American Government