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Rita Boyajian Groh (R.J.)
Lecturer
Political Science and Public Service, Dept 6356
The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
  rita-groh@utc.edu
  (423) 425-5351
  Pfeiffer Hall 207

Professor Groh joined the department in Fall 2019. She earned her MA from the University of Nevada, Reno and is in the process of defending her dissertation. Her dissertation is titled “Equal Pay, No Way! Explaining the Labor Market Earnings Gap for Immigrants to the United States.” Professor Groh is interested in the areas of comparative politics and public policy, focusing on the migration, human rights, and the rights of women and children.

She also holds a Master of Science in Global Leadership and an International Master of Business Administration both from the University of San Diego. Prior to coming to UTC Professor Groh was an adjunct faculty at the University of Nevada, Reno and Truckee Meadows Community College in Reno, NV.

Professor Groh teaches courses in American Politics, Comparative Government and Politics, Research Methods, Human Security, and Politics of Immigration.