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Gwen TorgesAssistant Professor of Political Science

Director, Pre-Law Program

Department of Political Science
405D HSS Building
981 Grant Street
Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Indiana, PA 15705-1069

(724) 357-2290 (phone)
(724) 357-3810 (fax)

Fall 2016 Office Hours:

Mondays & Wednesdays: 1:30–3:00 p.m.
Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.

Course Descriptions

PLSC 111: American Politics
PLSC 250: Public Policy
PLSC 358/558: Judicial Process
PLSC 359/559: Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties
PLSC 405: Sexuality and the Law

Professional Interests

My professional interests include American politics, federal Indian law, constitutional law, and privacy law.

Pre-Law Program

I am the director of IUP’s Pre-Law Program. Students from all seven of the departments involved in the Pre-Law Program—as well as any students interested in the Pre-Law Program or in finding out more about law school—are welcome to come to my office to chat.

  • Political Science Department
  • Humanities and Social Sciences Building
    Suite 405
    981 Grant Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2290
  • Fax: 724-357-3810
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.