Political Science and Criminal Justice

Paul Viotti, PhD

Public Administration Program Coordinator
Paul Viotti, Jr. is an associate professor in the Political Science and Criminal Justice Department and Coordinator of the undergraduate Public Administration major. Professor Viotti has been a faculty member at CSU, Chico since 2008. Prior to joining the scholarly community at CSU, Chico, he completed a Ph.D. in Politics (2008) and M.S. in Applied Economics and Finance (2002) at the University of California, Santa Cruz. Professor Viotti's current research focuses on the rapid rise of Chinese hegemony in Oceana with an emphasis on the strategies of Vanuatu, a small-state actor in the region. He is also working on novel research methods in the social sciences that integrate agent-based modeling, complex dynamical systems, and multimodal data visualization.
Portrait of  Paul Viotti, PhD