Dr. Baugh is on sabbatical Spring 2014.
Joyce Baugh receives the 2009 CHSBS Excellence in Teaching Award read more...
Dr. Baugh joined the Department of Political Science in 1988 and served as Chairperson from 1995-2001. She teaches courses on constitutional law, civil liberties, judicial process, American government, and the Civil Rights Movement. Her book, The Detroit School Busing Case: Milliken v. Bradley and the Controversy over Desegregation, was published by the University Press of Kansas in February 2011, as part of its Landmark Law Cases and American Society series. She is an advisor for the Social Studies Major (secondary emphasis). Dr. Baugh is the campus co-liaison for The Washington Center (TWC) Internship Program for CMU with Dr. Thomas Greitens.
- Ph.D. Kent State University, 1989
- M.A. Kent State University, 1983
- B.A. Clemson University, 1981
Political Science Major (cum laude)
Fields of Specialization
- Public Law and Courts
- Civil Rights and Liberties
- Judicial Politics
Publications and Speaking Engagements
In November 2012, Joyce Baugh gave a keynote presentation at the commemoration of the 50th anniversary of integration at Clemson University, her alma mater. YouTube video of the event
She also participated in a panel discussion, “Through the Decades -- The Student Experience at Clemson Since Integration.” YouTube video of the program
Joyce Baugh was the keynote speaker for the MLK Day Celebration at Thomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Michigan on January 21, 2013. View article
In May 2012, the Michigan Political History Society (MPHS) hosted a signing of Joyce Baugh’s book, The Detroit School Busing Case: Milliken v. Bradley and the Controversy Over Desegregation. She is pictured here with Paul Long, a member of the MPHS Board of Directors.