Faculty in Political Science

Karen E. Dean
Karen E. Dean   Ruth Badger Pixley Professor of Social Sciences |
   Director of the Al Habtoor
   Leadership Center
   217.245.3427 | 

   B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Kent State University
Professor Dean teaches courses in American politics and a variety of interdisciplinary courses that put the study of politics in interesting contexts (e.g., Race and Politics, Politics in the Arts). Students benefit from the many forms of experiental learning that Professor Dean integrates in her classes.

Winston R. Wells, Department Chair
Winston Wells   Findley Family Professor of International Affairs
   217.245.3089 |
   B.A. Northwestern University; M.A., Ph.D.
   University of California-Los Angeles
Professor Wells offers courses in international studies, international relations, and comparative politics. He is also the pre-law advisor and coordinates the Model United Nations program.

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