Michael Snarr. professor of Political Science, regularly teaches Introduction to Global Issues, Global Politics, Case Studies in Nonviolence, and a newly developed Global Politics of Food course. When possible he incorporates various active learning and service learning exercises into his courses. He also regularly provides off-campus learning environments for students. Over the past several years he has taken over 200 students to Washington, DC for a four day trip to learn how to lobby and put that knowledge into practice by visiting the offices of their respective Senators and Representative on Capitol Hill. He has also taken students to Central Mexico, the US-Mexican border, the United Nations, Europe, and China.
He has co-edited books: Introducing Global Issues, now in its fifth edition, and Foreign Policy in Comparative Perspective: Domestic and International Influences on State Behavior, now in its 2nd edition. Recently, Michael took part in a congressional staff delegation to Afghanistan and a nongovernmental delegation to Israel and Palestine. Michael is currently the director of the Honors Program and area coordinator of the Social Sciences. He currently serves on the Board of the Friends Committee on National Legislation in Washington DC and Sugartree Ministries, a nationally-known food pantry, soup kitchen, and center for addiction recovery in Wilmington. Michael lives with his wife and four children in Wilmington.