Stacy Bondanella Taninchev, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science & Chair of Political Science

Stacy Bondanella Taninchev is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Gonzaga University. She received her PhD in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh in April of 2009. She also has an MA in French Studies from New York University...

Portrait of Dr. Stacy Bondanella Taninchev, Associate Professor of Political Science

Contact Information

  • Fall 2018
    Mondays & Wednesdays: 1:30 p.m.-3 p.m.
    Tuesdays & Thursdays: 3 p.m.- 5 p.m.
    Or by Appointment.

  • 509-313-3610

Education & Curriculum Vitae

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Pittsburgh

M.A., French Studies, New York University

B.A., Foreign Affairs and Economics, University of Virginia

Courses Taught

POLS 104: Introduction to International Relations

POLS 193: Brewing Justice: The Global Coffee Trade

POLS 371/INST 345: International Law

POLS 376/INST 344: International Organizations

POLS 395.01: The Hunger Games and International Politics

POLS 395.02: Model United Nations


Stacy Bondanella Taninchev is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Gonzaga University. She received her PhD in Political Science from the University of Pittsburgh in April of 2009. She also has an MA in French Studies from New York University and a BA in Foreign Affairs and Economics from the University of Virginia. Dr. Taninchev is the Faculty Advisor for the Gonzaga University Model United Nations (GUMUN) program and is the President of the Spokane Chapter of the United Nations Association. Her research has focused on interest group politics in the European Union, the convergence of state interests as a result of interactions within international organizations, and, more recently, the effects of multicultural policies on immigrant integration.

“Intergovernmental Organizations, Interaction, and Member State Interest Convergence.” 2015. International Interactions 41(1): 133-157.

Review of Creative Reconstructions: Multilateralism and European Varieties of Capitalism after 1950 by Orfeo Fioretos. 2012. Comparative Political Studies 45(7): 939-942.

“The New Sovereigntist Challenge to Global Governance: Democracy without Sovereignty” (with Michael Goodhart). 2011. International Studies Quarterly 55(4): 1047-1068.

“Intergovernmental Organizations, Socialization, and Member State Interest Convergence” (with David H. Bearce). 2007. International Organization 61(4): 703-33.