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Faculty & Staff

SIU Carbondale's Department of Political Science has 7 full-time faculty members and many affiliated faculty. Our faculty hold degrees from the leading centers of graduate education in the United States, and give the Department the ability to teach courses and supervise graduate research in political behavior, public opinion, racial, ethnic and gender politics, modern political theory, international conflict and war, political development, democratization, public policy, judicial behavior, and more.


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Tobin Grant

J. Tobin Grant, Department Chair

Office: 3124 Faner Hall
Phone: (618) 453-3167
Email: grant@siu.edu

Director Contacts

Randall Davis,
MPA Program Director

Office: 3126 Faner Hall
Phone: (618) 453-5608
Email: rsdavis@siu.edu

Stephen Bloom,
Graduate Studies Director

Office: 3165 Faner Hall
Phone: (618) 453-3183
Email: bloom@siu.edu

Ken Mulligan,
Undergraduate Studies Director

Office: 3179 Faner Hall
Phone: (618) 453-3182
Email: kmulliga@siu.edu