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Vern Ferguson

Academic Advisor

After working in retail for over twenty years, Vern decided to make a change and to earn a degree. His path led to Virginia Tech where he was able to take advantage of an accelerated master's program to earn his M.A. in just five years. Working part-time in an advising office while in grad school led to a career move to academic advising.

Comparative politics, parliamentary politics, Sweden

IS 2004: Research and Writing in International Relations
PSCI/IS 1024 : Intro to Comparative Government and Politics

Provost's Award for Excellence in Advising (2020)


M.A., Political Science, Virginia Tech

B.A., International Studies: World Politics and Policy, Virginia Tech

Philosophy of Advising Statement.pdf