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Sandra research interests include feminist international relations theory, globalization studies, and celebrity studies.
Her publications include, “Gender, Militarism, and Globalization: Soldiers for Hire and Hegemonic Masculinity” in Gender, War and Militarism: A Feminist Perspective. Sandra’s other publications include “Big Blocks of Cheese and Other Lessons on American Politics and Government: 15 Weeks in The West Wing” (co-authored with Courtney Powell Thomas), and “Striking Back at Neoliberalism: Building Social Solidarity Through Liberation Theology”.
Sandra Via is an adjunct faculty of Political Science at Virginia Tech. She is also an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Studies and the Director of International Programs and Study Abroad at Ferrum College.
She is the co-editor (with Laura Sjoberg) of Gender, War and Militarism: A Feminist Perspective.
Sandra graduated from Ferrum College in 2004 with a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. She holds a Master’s Degree in Political Science and a Ph.D. in Planning, Governance and Globalization from Virginia Tech.