Debrah Bokowski – Bio

Debrah Bokowski, Ph.D.

MAIS-debrah-bokowski-sqAssociate Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies



Ph.D., The Ohio State University
MA, The Ohio State University
BA, University of Colorado

Classes Taught

Introduction to Scholarly Inquiry
Religion & Politics
Social Justice
Women & Politics
MAIS Thesis I, II, III


Dr. Bokowski received a MA in Philosophy and a Ph.D. in Political Science, both from The Ohio State University. She served as chair of the Marylhurst Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies Department from 2000-2011, as chair of the Graduate College from 2001 until 2011, and as dean of the School of Graduate Studies from 2011 to 2015. She was a member of the Board of the Association of Graduate Liberal Studies Programs from 2006-2009. Dr. Bokowski co-edited the association’s 2011 publication of Graduate Liberal Studies: A Guidebook for Directors, Faculty and Staff.