Political Science Faculty

Meet our full-time faculty:

George Lungu
Chair, EGHPS (Economics, Geography, History, and Political Science)
Professor, Political Science
A.A. Oakton Community College
B.A. University of Chicago
M.A. University of Chicago
Areas of Specialization: International Relations, Security Studies, American Foreign Policy, and Area Studies: Middle East and Central Asia
lungu@oakton.edu
847.376.7136
Office: 2831, Des Plaines

Meet our part-time faculty:

Ribhi I. Salhi
Lecturer
B.A. University of Jordan
M.A. Roosevelt University
M.A. Northern Illinois University
Ph.D. Walden University
Areas of Specialization: Terrorism, US Foreign Policy, National Security, Comparative Government, Peace Mediation and Conflict Resolution, the Middle East and Southeast Asia Politics and Government
rsalhi@oakton.edu
847.635.1910
Office: B206, Skokie

Jaleh Sherbini
Lecturer
B.A. American University in Cairo
M.A. Northeastern Illinois University
Ed.D. National-Louis University
Areas of Specialization: International Relations, American Government and Public Policy, Middle East Studies, Western and Non-Western Comparative Politics, Leadership and Policy in Higher Ed.
jsherbin@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines

George Van Dusen
Lecturer
B.A. University of Detroit
M.A. Loyola University - Chicago
Ph.D. Loyola University - Chicago
Areas of Specialization:  American Government (federal and local)
gvanduse@oakton.edu
847.635.1950
Office: 2430, Des Plaines