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Political Science Faculty

Political Science Faculty

George Lungu
Professor of Political Science
Co-Coordinator, Honors Program
A.A. Oakton Community College
B.A. University of Chicago
M.A. University of Chicago
Areas of Specialization: 1) international relations; 2) Middle East and Central Asia; 3) American foreign policy
lungu@oakton.edu
847.376.7136
Office: 2831, Des Plaines

Meet our part time faculty:

Terry F. Hogan
Lecturer
B.A. Roosevelt University
M.P.A. Roosevelt University
Areas of Specialization:
1) public policy; 2) race relations in politics; 3) nonprofit
thogan@oakton.edu
847.635.1435
Office: B206, Skokie

James T. Owens
Lecturer
B.A. Franklin College
M.A. University of Denver
Areas of Specialization: 1) American Government; 2) U.S. Constitution
jowens@oakton.edu

Richard Smelter
Lecturer
B.A. North Park University
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University
Ed.D. Northern Illinois University
Areas of Specialization: American Government
rsmelter@oakton.edu

 Ribhi I. Salhi
Lecturer
B.A. University of Jordan
M.A. Roosevelt University
M.A. Northern Illinois University
Areas of Specialization: 1) Middle East and Southeast Asia politics; 2) Muslim societies and culture; 3) U.S. foreign policy
rsalhi@oakton.edu
847.635.1910
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Jaleh Sherbini
Lecturer
B.A. American University in Cairo
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University
Areas of Specialization: 1) Middle East and North African politics (democratization in Islamic societies, women's role in Arab politics, history and culture of the Arab world); 2) international relations; 3) American government and public policy
jsherbin@oakton.edu
847.635.1910
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

George Van Dusen
Lecturer
B.A. University of Detroit
M.A. Loyola University of Chicago
Ph.D. Loyola University of Chicago
Areas of Specialization:  American government (federal and local)
gvanduse@oakton.edu
847.635.1435
Office: B206, Skokie

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IMPORTANT DATES


April 9
Registration opens for fall 2014 semester.

May 15, 16
Evaluation Days.

May 16
Last day of student attendance.

May 19
Grading Day
Faculty on campus and available to students at designated times.

May 19
Summer 2014 interim classes begin.

May 20
Faculty grading due.

May 20
Commencement

May 26
Memorial Day holiday. College closed.

June 9
Classes begin for summer 2014 eight-week session.

June 9
Three-week First Summer Interim faculty grading due.

June 16
Classes begin for summer 2014 seven-week session.

Full Academic Calendar