Herlihy has taught American Government, American History, Latin American
History, Latin American Politics, State and Local Government, Introduction to
Politics, Comparative Politics, Global Politics, Political Theory, Contemporary
Global Issues developmental writing and Argentine Tango. He has eight years of experience
as a professor of Political Science at University of North Georgia, Texas
Southern University, and Arizona Western College.
Herlihy earned a Ph.D. in Political Science from Tulane University in New
Orleans in 2003, an MA in Political Science from the New School for Social
Research in New York, and a BA from Hampshire College in Amherst, Massachusetts.
He has experience in academic publishing, grant writing, as well as conference
speaking. Areas of interest for Dr.
Herlihy include Latin studies, political groups, and human rights.
In his Government
and History classes he emphasizes human rights while trying to make unconscious
“common sense” into conscious critical thinking. He offers a global perspective
incorporating the social histories of outsiders. He endorses Kahlil Gibran’s
idea of global citizenship: “The
universe is my country and the human family is my tribe.”