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Department of Political Science

William L. Richter

Ph.D. Political Science, University of Chicago, 1968
Administrative Ethics, Political Thought, South Asia

Dr. William Richter is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Kansas State University. He has previously served at K-State as Associate Provost for International Programs, Head of the Political Science Department, Chair of the Landon Lecture Series, and Director of the South Asia Center. Much of his teaching and research has focused on India, Pakistan and other countries of South Asia, where he has made several trips as Fulbright Professor, research scholar, consultant and public lecturer. He co-editedCombating Corruption/Encouraging Ethics and The Landon Lectures: Perspectives from the First Twenty Years and has written numerous articles, book chapters, and other publications on ethics, comparative politics, security issues, political though, and other topics. As Associate Provost until 2002, he coordinated K-State’s Office of International Programs and was responsible for expanding international opportunities for students, faculty, and other Kansans.