Rachel Pittaluga

Professor of Political Science

Courses taught: US Government, State and Local Government, International Politics

Pedagogy: As a student in Professor Pittaluga's class you'll engage in a variety of learning methods such as lectures, class discussions, group activities, and critical thinking exercises that are designed in an effort to help students master the assigned material.

Bio: Professor Pittaluga began her academic journey at Valencia College, transferring to UCF with honors. She earned her B.A. in Philosophy with cum laude honors from UCF and graduated from the Burnett Honors College. As a graduate student, she earned 1st place in the Graduate Research Forum and earned her M.A. in Political Science from UCF. She currently teaches online and at the Downtown UCF/Valencia campus.

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Downtown Campus


Available via rpittaluga@valenciacollege.edu, Canvas mail tool, and/or for Zoom meetings, upon request.

Image: Me (badge and blue sunglasses on head) and some of my Fall 2019 POS 2041 students on our "field trip" to the C-SPAN bus when it visited our campus. Students were interviewed (and their interviews were shared on social media and even broadcasted during the impeachment trials), and offered internship opportunities.