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Majors & Minors > Political Science



L. Sue Hulett

Professor and Chair of Political Science; Chair of International Relations

2 East South Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



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Meet the Political Science Faculty

Sue Hulett Sue Hulett, Chair
Richard P. and Sophia D. Henke Distinguished Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1979
"My research focuses on changing American roles in the new world order."

Karen Kampwirth Karen Kampwirth
Professor of Political Science
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."

Lane Sunderland Lane Sunderland
Chancie Booth Ferris Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate School, 1972
"My most recent publications focus on the Supreme Court of the United States and the Religion Clauses, the Court's treatment of precedent, and competing theories of constitutional interpretation."

Andrew Civettini Andrew Civettini
Associate Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Iowa, 2007
"I am broadly interested in the psychology of political behavior, both of the masses and elites. My recent work has focused on voting behavior and emotions."

Duane Oldfield Duane Oldfield
Associate Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of California-Berkeley, 1992
"I am currently working on a book [which] analyzes the ways in which social movements of the Left and the Right make sense of, politicize, and form alliances to deal with the processes frequently labeled with the term 'globalization.'"

Daniel BeersDaniel Beers
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."

Emeritus Faculty
Robert Seibert
Robert W. Murphy Professor Emeritus of Political Science

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