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Bob GumbrechtFaculty: Robert Gumbrecht
Associate Professor of Social Science

Department: Social Sciences

Office Location: Bristol Hall 312

Contact Information: 970-870-4484,

Group Picture in NicaraguaStudy Abroad: Nicaragua
Each year I lead a group of CMC students to study the politics and economics of Nicaragua and Central America. In November 2006, ten CMC students traveled to Nicaragua to study and observe the presidential elections that brought former Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega back to power. In November 2007, another group of CMC students is traveling to Nicaragua to study the impact of globalization and free trade agreements on the poor majority of that country. You can find more information on CMC’s study abroad website.

public meeting in NicaraguaThis year, the students traveling to Nicaragua are also keeping a blog of their travels and experiences:

Education: I am pursuing a Ph.D. in International Studies at the University of Denver Graduate School of International Studies. My research interests are in comparative politics, international political economy, and Latin American studies.

Amnestry International LogoCMC Amnesty International Chapter Advisor:
The CMC chapter of Amnesty International meets every Monday at 5 pm in the Alpenglow room (inside the dining hall in Willett Hall). Amnesty International is a grassroots organization with 2.2 million members worldwide working to promote and defend human rights. Get more information at

Course Taught:

  • GEO 105, World Regional Geography
  • POS 105, Introduction to Political Science
  • POS 205, International Relations
  • POS 215, Current Political Issues: Study Abroad in Nicaragua
  • POS 111 American Government
  • POS 225 Comparative Government

College Service, College-wide:

  • Social Sciences Discipline Coordinator
  • International Programs Committee
  • Curriculum Advisory Committee
  • Social Science Qualifications Review Committee
  • Social Sciences Course Assessment Writer

College Service, Alpine Campus:

  • Biology Faculty search committee (2007)
  • Advisor, Amnesty International


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