Roger C. Anderson
Roger C. Anderson, associate professor emeritus of political science at Bowling Green State University , received his undergraduate degree at the University of Minnesota and his master’s and doctorate at the University of Wisconsin . He joined the BGSU faculty in 1967, where his fields of specialization were comparative and international politics, particularly Latin American and European politics; environmental politics and policy; and state and local government.
Dr. Anderson retired in 1998 but has continued his involvement with the BGSU community by teaching in the Political Science Department and by serving on the Family Campaign cabinet, the Bowen-Thompson Student Union dedication committee and the BGSU Retirees Association. An avid international traveler, Dr. Anderson frequently journeys to Europe , Asia and Latin America .
Dr. Anderson established this award so that undergraduate students would have an opportunity to enrich their studies and to increase their awareness of other cultures through study abroad.