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Dr. Meredith Bacon

Political Science
Arts & Sciences Hall, 275
University of Nebraska at Omaha
Tel: (402) 554-4858
Fax: (402) 554-4860

Fall 2013 Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, 8:00 to 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 to 11:00 a.m., and by appointment.

Dr. Bacon is the Secretary/Treasurer of the National Center for Transgender Equality (Washington, D.C.) and an activist in the national transgender movement, giving educational presentations at many national/international events. She uses her research skills every semester at All Saints Episcopal Church in Adult Christian Formation classes on Church history.


Curulis Award, 2008
UNO Student Government

Alumni Excellence in Teaching Award, 2006

Outstanding Organization Advisor, 2002
Student Organizations and Leadership Programs



Courses Taught:


PSCI 2210 International Relations

PSCI 2660/
HIST 2660

The Peoples of East Centreal Europe Since 1815
PSCI 3100 Minority Politics: LGBT
PSCI 3220 International Organizations
PSCI 3560 Government and Politics of East Central Europe
PSCI 3580 Government and Politics of East Central Eurasia
PSCI 3920 Topics in Political Science
PSCI 4920 Advanced Topics in Political Science: International Political Economy
PSCI 4920 Advanced Topics in Political Science: Diplomacy
PSCI 4950 Senior Seminar in Political Science
INST 4140 Topics in International Studies

Current Research:

Dr. Bacon is a specialist on Romania and Moldova and has published widely on Romanian diplomatic history, civil-military relations in Romania and Moldova, the political economy of transition in both countries, and on political leadership. She is currently engaged in research on Moldovan national identity.