Dr. Tatyana Ruseva

Areas of Expertise & Interest:

  • Environmental Policy
  • Public Policy
  • Institutions and Governance
  • Research Methods


  • Ph.D. (2010), Indiana University
  • M. A. (2003), Sofia University
  • B.A. (2002), Sofia University 

Courses Taught

  • Environmental Politics
  • Advanced Environmental Politics
  • International Environmental Policy
  • Research Methods
  • Introduction to Public Policy 


Fischer, Burnell C., and Tatyana B. Ruseva. 2010. "What Is Happening In and Outside America's Private Woodlands? (Response To: Coufal, J.E., C. Wiedemann and M. Gleason, What’s Happening in the Woods?)" Journal of Forestry 108 (6): 304-06.

Ruseva, Tatyana. 2010. “Learning and Teaching Statistics through Service.” In Integrating Service Learning into the University Classroom, edited by J. Alison Bryant, Nicole Schönemann, and Doug Karpa, 107-123. Boston: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.

Ruseva, Tatyana and Joice Y. Chang. 2009. “Environmental Decision-Making under Scientific Uncertainty: Review and Implications of the Precautionary Principle in U.S. Case Law.” The Current 12 (2): 23-43.

Title: Assistant Professor of Political Science
Department: Department of Government and Justice Studies

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8238

Office address
350E Anne Belk Hall