Political Science and Criminal Justice

Katy Sylvia

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Katy Sylvia is an alumna of CSU, Chico with a Bachelor’s Degree in Religious Studies and a Master’s degree in Political Science. She wrote her Master’s thesis on the generational differences in political party affiliation among evangelical Christians. Katy’s research and teaching interests include the intersection of religion and politics, public policy formation, voting behavior, and campaigns and elections. Katy has been an active member of the Town Hall Meeting program (both as a faculty member and a volunteer) which provides students with a public arena for discussing current policy issues with other students, faculty, administrators, and community members.