Ricardo is the Director of Undergraduate Studies in Political Science and the Associate Director of the Certificate in Political Economy, Philosophy, and Politics. He teaches classes on Political Controversy and Political Theory. He chairs the Department's Undergraduate Program and Undergraduate Awards and Scholarships Committees, conducts the biennial Student Learning Assessment, supervises academic programs for the Wisconsin in Washington Internship Program, manages the Student Evaluations of Teaching, and supervises the Schedule of Classes. Ricardo is responsible for the pedagogical planning and justification for short-term staffing of lecturers and teaching assistants. Ricardo advises students on the Poli Sci major, academic, intellectual skills, career & professional development, and graduate & professional school planning. Ricardo serves on the University Curriculum Committee, the International Academic Programs Faculty Oversight Committee, and the Dean of Students Committee on Academic Misconduct. He serves as the primary departmental resource for student academic affairs policy and curricular policy.
Academic Advising Award