Faculty Profile

Paul Hensel

Title
Professor
Department
Political Science
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, University of Illinois, 1996.
Major: Political Science
Degree Specialization: International Relations
Dissertation Title: The Evolution of Interstate Rivalry
MA, University of Illinois, 1993.
Major: Political Science
Degree Specialization: International Relations
BA, University of Michigan, 1991.
Major: Political Science
Degree Specialization: International Relations

Current Scheduled Teaching*

No current or future courses scheduled.

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

PSCI 4821.001, International Conflict, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PSCI 3810.001, International Relations, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PSCI 4820.001, Contemporary International Problems, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2300.003, Introduction to Political Research, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 5830.001, International Conflict, Spring 2019 SPOT
PSCI 2306.006, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4821.001, International Conflict, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2300.003, Introduction to Political Research, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4820.002, Contemporary International Problems, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 6900.715, Special Problems, Fall 2017
PSCI 2306.005, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 5830.001, International Conflict, Spring 2017 SPOT
PSCI 3810.002, International Relations, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4900.722, Special Problems, Spring 2017
PSCI 6900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2017
PSCI 1040.005, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4821.001, International Conflict, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1040.002, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 5832.001, Contexts and International Relations, Spring 2016 SPOT
PSCI 4900.722, Special Problems, Spring 2016
PSCI 3996.003, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Fall 2015
PSCI 4821.001, International Conflict, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3810.001, International Relations, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 6900.715, Special Problems, Fall 2015
PSCI 6930.724, Individual Research, Spring 2015
PSCI 3810.001, International Relations, Spring 2015 Syllabus
PSCI 5820.001, Seminar in International Relations, Spring 2015
PSCI 5820.600, Seminar in International Relations, Spring 2015
PSCI 6900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2015
PSCI 4820.002, Contemporary International Problems, Fall 2014 Syllabus
PSCI 4821.001, International Conflict, Fall 2014 Syllabus
PSCI 4820.002, Contemporary International Problems, Spring 2014 Syllabus
PSCI 3810.002, International Relations, Spring 2014 Syllabus
PSCI 6940.715, Practicum, Spring 2014
PSCI 1040.002, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PSCI 4821.001, International Conflict, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PSCI 4821.001, International Conflict, Spring 2013 Syllabus
PSCI 5820.001, Seminar in International Relations, Spring 2013
PSCI 6900.726, Special Problems, Spring 2013
PSCI 4821.001, International Conflict, Fall 2012 Syllabus
PSCI 3810.002, International Relations, Fall 2012 Syllabus
PSCI 6930.724, Individual Research, Spring 2012
PSCI 4821.001, International Conflict, Spring 2012 Syllabus
PSCI 5820.002, Seminar in International Relations, Spring 2012
PSCI 4820.002, Contemporary International Problems, Fall 2011 Syllabus
PSCI 6930.715, Individual Research, Fall 2011
PSCI 3810.002, International Relations, Fall 2011 Syllabus
PSCI 6940.715, Practicum, Fall 2011
PSCI 6900.703, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2011
PSCI 4820.001, Contemporary International Problems, Spring 2011 Syllabus
PSCI 4821.001, International Conflict, Spring 2011 Syllabus
PSCI 6940.715, Practicum, Spring 2011
PSCI 1040.004, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2010 Syllabus
PSCI 5820.001, Seminar in International Relations, Fall 2010
PSCI 4820.001, Contemporary International Problems, Spring 2010
PSCI 3810.001, International Relations, Spring 2010
PSCI 5820.001, Seminar in International Relations, Fall 2009
PSCI 4820.001, Contemporary International Problems, Spring 2009
PSCI 3810.003, International Relations, Spring 2009
PSCI 4820.004, Contemporary International Problems, Fall 2008

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

out of 5

out of 7
%
of
students responded
  • Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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