Sam Potolicchio teaches American Politics and Public Affairs and Research Methods for the Semester in Washington Program at Georgetown University. Potolicchio offers courses on Presidential Rhetoric, Religion and Politics, Constitutional Law, Political Economy and the United States Political System. He is a recipient of K. Patricia Cross Award from the American Association of Colleges and Universities as one of the future leaders of American higher education. Potolicchio is the lecturer on American Federalism for the Open World Leadership program at the Library of Congress. He has delivered keynote lectures at over 40 universities in 20 countries in the Middle East, Latin America, and Central and Eastern Europe.