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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
Office: 2831, Des Plaines

Part-time faculty

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

Ribhi I. Salhi
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
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

Jaleh Sherbini
B.A. American University in Cairo
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University
Ed.D. National-Louis 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
Office: 2817, Des Plaines

George Van Dusen
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)
Office: B206, Skokie

Academic Program

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November 11
Veterans Day holiday. College closed.

November 18
Registration opens for spring 2016 semester.

November 26, 27
Thanksgiving Recess. College closed.

November 28, 29
Thanksgiving Recess. No classes, College open. (Most offices closed.)

December 24 - January 3
College closed.

January 11
Faculty return for spring 2016 semester.

January 15
Winterim classes end.

January 18
Martin Luther King holiday. College closed.

January 19
Spring 2016 semester classes begin.

January 20
Winterim faculty grading due.

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