June Sager Speakman has taught at Roger Williams University since 1995. She has a B.A. in Economics from UMass/Amherst, an M.A. in Economics from the New School for Social Research and a Ph.D. in Political Science from City University of New York. Speakman's research interests include congressional voting behavior, women and politics, state and local government and municipal management. Dr. Speakman currently serves as Chair of the Department of Politics and International Relations.
Among her publications are "In A Different Voice: Gender and Political Advertising" in We get What we Vote for, do We? (Sage, 1999); and "The Cop vs. Council Member" in Cases in Municipal Management (2006). Dr. Speakman currently serves as Chair of the Department.