Pamela Camerra-Rowe has taught comparative, European and American politics at Kenyon since 1994. Her courses include the introductory American and comparative political science classes, comparative political parties, European politics, the politics of the European Union, democracy and inequality, the politics of social welfare, and Congress and policy making. Her research focuses on interest groups and political parties and on regulatory and social policy issues in the European Union and Germany.
During the 2008-09 academic year, she worked in the U.S. Senate as an American Political Science Congressional Fellow. She has also worked in the German Economics Ministry as a Robert Bosch Foundation Fellow. Professor Camerra-Rowe has served the College as a member of the Resource Allocation and Assessment Subcommittee and as a member of the Executive Committee of the faculty. She is the president of Kenyon's Phi Beta Kappa chapter, Beta Chapter of Ohio. In 2003-4, she was the recipient of a Whiting Foundation Teaching Fellowship.
Professor Camerra-Rowe was awarded the 2011 Trustee Teaching Excellence Award at Honors Day. She also received the 2012 Senior Cup. She served as the John B. McCoy-Banc One Distinguished Teaching Professor from 2011-2015.
Areas of Expertise
German politics, European Union politics, political parties and interest groups, U.S. Congress.
1994 — Doctor of Philosophy from Duke University
1988 — Master of Arts from Duke University
1980 — Bachelor of Arts from Davidson College, Phi Beta Kappa