Cindy Kleinmeyer comes to Athabasca University with a B.A. in Political Science and Philosophy and an M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Alberta. Currently, Cindy is finishing a Ph.D. in Political Science through Northern Illinois University (NIU) where she concentrated on Political Theory and Comparative Politics with a specialization in Southeast Asian Studies. The title of her Ph.D. dissertation is Seeking Justice for Crimes Against Humanity in Burma.
While pursuing her Ph.D., Cindy taught Political Science 251: Introduction to Political Theory at NIU and gave a number of talks on Southeast Asian culture and politics. She has also presented a number of papers on Thai and Burmese Politics, Human Rights issues, and topics in Theravada Buddhism at conferences and workshops in the United States and Thailand.
Cindy is presently an Individualized Study Tutor in the Centre for State and Legal Studies, Political Science 355, Political Philosophy: Plato to Machiavelli and Political Science 357, Political Philosophy: Hobbes to Human Rights.
In her spare time, Cindy dances and performs with the Balada Romanian Folk Dance Ensemble and is an avid cross country skier and cyclist.
Updated April 28 2015 by Student & Academic Services