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Professor of History, Chair of Integrated International Studies, Chair of Asian Studies
2 East South Street
Galesburg, IL 61401-4999
Meet the Integrated International Studies Faculty
Michael Schneider, Chair
Professor of History
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1996
Charles W. and Arvilla S. Timme Professor of Economics
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1972
"I am especially interested in conning the wider implications of global interdependence on the lower income countries of the world."
Professor of Anthropology
Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1984
"I have always been fascinated with the relation between culture and mind, with how the particular cultural notions that we happen to have grown up with affect our cognitive processes more generally."
Professor of Political Science
On-Site Co-Director, Buenos Aires program
Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, 1993
"Throughout my career, I have been interested in people's attempts to radically transform their societies, why those attempts sometimes succeed, and what impact participating in such movements has on the participants."
Associate Professor of Modern Languages
Campus Director, Barcelona Program
Ph.D., Columbia University, 1994
"One of my greatest satisfactions as a teacher is empowering my students to speak with reasoned authority."
Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., Indiana University-Bloomington, 2011
"My teaching and research focus primarily on the process of political transition in democratizing states-particularly those in Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union."
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages-German
Ph.D., Indiana University of Cincinnati, 2010
"I am interested in the intersections of modernity, story-telling, media, and realism."
Assistant Professor of Modern Languages-Spanish
Ph.D., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, 2001
"I am particularly intrigued with the way 19th century medical discourse portrays illness as a natural state in women."
Assistant Professor of History
Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2008
"As a specialist in modern European history, I'm fascinated with the connection between politics and culture, especially under authoritarian regimes."
Robert W. Murphy Professor Emeritus of Political Science