Dr. Ingrid Bego is an Associate Professor of Political Science and the Director of
International Studies Program at Western Carolina University. She earned her Bachelor’s
Degree triple majoring in Political Science, German, and Spanish from Washburn University.
She then went on to earn an MA and PhD in Political science from Washington State
University. Her research focuses on issues of democratization, gender and politics,
global governance and public policy. . Her book, “Gender Equality Policy in the European
Union,” was published by Palgrave in 2015 and she is currently working on finishing
her second book project with Routledge examining the role of gender on executive appointments
in post-Communist Central and Eastern Europe.
ONIA Council Members help identify candidates and, as needed, mentor candidates for national and international awards. Typically, ONIA Council Members:
For more information on ONIA Council Members or to become one, please contact Dr. Ingrid Bego.
Associate Director, Advising Center
Director, International Programs and Services
Director, Intercultural Affairs