Amy Gangl

Position title: Director of Undergraduate Studies | Teaching Faculty


Phone: (608) 263-2028

302 North Hall

As Director of Undergraduate Studies, Amy advises students and engages in department programming including producing the 1050 Bascom podcast, managing the alumni mentor program and serving as faculty director of the Political Science Student Association.  Amy also teaches several courses in the department including Political Psychology, American Politics and Government, Political Science Careers, and the Political Internships course.  Amy also collaborates with UniverCity Alliance and works with the UW-Madison Study Abroad Program.

Appointments scheduled with Starfish


Ph.D. in Political Science and Research Methods; University of Minnesota, June 2001

B.A. University of Wisconsin-Madison, December 1993


Amy advises current and potential Political Science majors.  She serves as instructor for PS 315: Political Internships, administers the senior thesis seminar, and teaches PS 104: Introduction to American Politics and Government during the summer. Amy also assists with curriculum development, teaching evaluations, teaching reports and other data reports.


PS 683 Senior Honors Thesis Seminar Fall 2019-2020

PS 315 Legislative Internship Fall 2019-2020

PS 315 Legislative Internship Summer 2019

PS 104 Introduction to American Politics and Government Summer 2019

PS 315 Legislative Internship Spring 2018-2019

PS 315 Legislative Internship Fall 2018-2019

PS 104 Introduction to American Politics and Government Summer 2018

PS 315 Legislative Internship Summer 2018

PS 684 Senior Honors Thesis Seminar Spring 2017-2018

PS 315 Legislative Internship Spring 2017-2018

PS 315 Legislative Internship Fall 2017-2018

PS 427 Legislative Internship Summer 2016-2017

PS 104 Introduction to American Politics and Government Summer 2016-2017

PS 684 Senior Honors Thesis Seminar Spring 2016-2017

PS 427 Legislative Internship Spring 2016-2017