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Laura Roost

Laura Roost

Associate Professor of Political Science, Political Science Program Coordinator

Office: McClurg 221

Office Phone: 803.321.5214



Ph.D., University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 2014

M.A., University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 2009

B.A., Morningside College


Dr. Roost joined the Newberry faculty in 2017. In addition to her duties as assistant professor of political science, Roost also serves as pre-law advisor and Fulbright scholar liaison.


Dr. Roost's graduate specializations include women's and gender studies, with doctoral specializations in human rights and humanitarian affairs.

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