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Stephen Bloom

Associate Professor, Political Science

Stephen Bloom

Office: Faner 3164

Phone: (618) 453-3183

Email: bloom@siu.edu

CV (PDF)

Professor Bloom (Ph.D., UCLA, 2004) joined the SIU faculty in Fall 2006. Prior to that, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Maxwell School of Syracuse University. He is editor, with Mitchell A. Orenstein and Nicole Lindstrom, of Transnational Actors in Central and East European Transitions. ...read full profile >>

Benjamin Bricker

Assistant Professor

Benjamin Bricker

Office: Faner 3128

Phone: (618) 453-3169

Email: brickeb@siu.edu

CV (PDF)

Professor Bricker (Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, 2013; J.D., University of Illinois, 2008) joined the SIU political science faculty as assistant professor in fall 2014. He holds a cross appointment in the School of Law. He teaches courses in constitutional law, administrative ...read full profile >>

Randolph Burnside

Associate Professor

Randolph Burnside

Office: Faner 3138

Phone: (618) 453-3174

Email: burnside@siu.edu

CV (PDF)

Professor Burnside (Ph.D., University of New Orleans 2004) joined the Department in Fall 2005. He teaches courses in Public Administration. His current research focuses on disaster behavior with primary focuses on evacuation, bureaucratic leadership and management of disasters and the ...read full profile >>

Scott Comparato

Associate Professor

Scott Comparato

Office: Faner 3142

Phone: (618) 453-1154

Email: scompara@siu.edu

CV (PDF)

Professor Comparato (Ph.D., Washington University, 2000) joined the SIUC faculty in fall 2000. He teaches courses in judicial process, constitutional law, civil liberties, and criminal rights. He has research interests in judicial decision making, legal argumentation, state supreme ...read full profile >>

Randall Davis

Associate Professor, Director of MPA Program

Randall Davis

Office: Faner 3126

Phone: (618) 453-5608

Email: rsdavis@siu.edu

CV (PDF)

Dr. Davis received his Ph.D. in Public Administration from the University of Kansas in 2011, and his M.P.A. degree from Northern Illinois University in 2008.  He joined the faculty at SIU following two years teaching at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. His research explores the ...read full profile >>

J. Tobin Grant

Professor & Department Chair

J. Tobin Grant

Office: Faner 3124

Phone: (618) 453-3167

Email: grant@siu.edu

CV (PDF)

Professor Grant (Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2001) joined the department in fall 2001. He teaches American politics and methodology. He is a co-author of Expression vs. Equality: The Politics of Campaign Finance Reform (Ohio State University Press 2004) and author of Playing Politics, ...read full profile >>

John Hamman

Associate Professor, MPA Program & Graduate Studies Director

John Hamman

Office: Faner 3132

Phone: (618) 453-3171

Email: hamman@siu.edu

CV (PDF)

Professor Hamman (Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1988) joined the Department in 1989. He teaches courses in public policy, public administration, and American politics. His current research focuses on American institutions and public management. He has published articles in the American ...read full profile >>

Scott McClurg

Professor, Political Science

Scott McClurg

Office: Faner 3130

Phone: (618) 453-3179

Email: mcclurg@siu.edu

Website

CV (PDF)

Professor McClurg (Ph.D., Washington University, 2000) joined SIU Carbondale in fall 2001. He holds a joint appointment with Political Science and Journalism. His general areas of research focus on political communications, campaigns and election, public opinion and voting behavior, and ...read full profile >>

Kenneth Mulligan

Associate Professor, Political Science & Undergraduate Studies Director

Kenneth Mulligan

Office: Faner 3144

Phone: (618) 453-3335

Email: kmulliga@siu.edu

CV (external PDF link)

Website

Professor Mulligan (Ph.D. Ohio State University, 2004) joined the SIU faculty in Fall 2006. His research and teaching interests center on American mass political behavior, political psychology, public opinion, survey research, and research methods.

Stephanie Pink-Harper

Associate Professor, MPA Program

Stephanie Pink

Office: Faner 3140

Phone: (618) 453-3176

Email: sapink@siu.edu

CV (PDF)

Dr. Pink-Harper received her degree from Mississippi State University in 2011. She received a bachelor's degree in Criminology & Public Administration before complete master's and doctoral degrees in Public Administration. Her research interests include: public policy ...read full profile >>

Stephen Shulman

Associate Professor, Political Science

Stephen Shulman

Office: Faner 3163

Phone: (618) 453-3194

Email: shulman@siu.edu

CV (PDF)

Professor Shulman (Ph.D., University of Michigan, 1996) teaches courses in international relations, international security, international political economy, American foreign policy, and ethnic politics.  His research interests focus on the sources and consequences of nationalism ...read full profile >>

LaShonda Stewart

Associate Professor, MPA Program

LaShonda Stewart

Office: Faner 3136

Phone: (618) 453-5695

Email: lms10@siu.edu

CV (PDF)

Professor Stewart received her Ph.D. from Mississippi State University in May 2008. Her general research area focuses on local governments’ financial management practices, state’s rainy day funds, global budgeting, participatory budgeting, and health ...read full profile >>

Virginia Tilley

Professor, Political Science

Virginia Tilley

Office: Faner 3171

Phone: (618) 453-3155

Email: vtilley@siu.edu

CV

Professor Virginia Tilley (MA and PhD in Political Science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and MA from the Center for Contemporary Arab Studies at Georgetown U.) specializes in the comparative and international politics of ethnic and racial conflict. She has research ...read full profile >>