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Dr. Margaret Tseng
Chair, Department of History and Politics; Associate Professor of Politics
Contact Information

(703) 284-1592

Academic Credentials

B.A., University of California at Los Angeles
M.A, Ph.D., Georgetown University
Teaching Areas:
  • American Government
  • The Presidency
  • Voting Behavior
  • Political Parties and Interest Groups

Research Interests:
  • Lame Duck Presidents
  • Unilateral Powers
  • Minority Politics
Dr. Margaret Tseng joined the Marymount faculty in 2004. She specializes in the presidency, voting behavior, elections, and minority politics. She has written about the abuse of power by lame duck presidents and is currently studying the issue of civic engagement. Dr. Tseng serves as faculty advisor for all interns majoring in Politics. She also advises the Politics honors society.

In her spare time, Dr. Tseng enjoys spending time with her family and watching a good sci-fi movie.