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Chelsea Welker

Chelsea Welker

Assistant Professor

Political Science & International Affairs
College of Humanities & Social Sciences

Contact Information

(970) 351-4755
McKee 306
Office Hours
Tues/Thurs 9-9:15am and 12:30pm-1:45pm or email for appointment
Mailing Address
University of Northern Colorado
Political Science & International Affairs
Campus Box 130
Greeley, CO 80639


Professor Welker received her BA from Indiana University in Political Science and Philosophy, her MA from Colorado State University in Political Science, and her Ph.D. in Political Science from Colorado State University, with specializations in Political Theory, Environmental Policy, and International Relations.

Professional/Academic Experience

Dr. Chelsea Welker is an Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Affairs. Professor Welker teaches a range of courses, including introductory courses in international relations and a wide range of upper division courses. 

Research/Areas of Interest

Dr. Welker's research focuses on ecological subjectivity and environmental political action/ climate change. She also studies new materialism and poststructural International Relations.

Publications/Creative Works

Dr. Welker has published work in The Journal of Psychosocial Studies and is currently in the process of proposing her first full-length monograph entitled Re-Imagining the Ecological Subject: Toward a Critical Materialism of Entangled Ecologies.