Professor John Ratliff is the full-time instructor in both the Sociology and Political Science programs. He has been teaching at ACC since 2006. He received his B.A. in American Studies from Reed College in 1984, his M.A. in Political Science from the University of California at San Diego in 1991 and his PhD in Sociology from the University of California at San Diego in 1998.
Dr. Ratliff lived abroad for a number of years and is fluent in Japanese and Spanish.