Faculty and Staff

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Dr. Robert Dion

Chair of the Department of Law, Politics, and Society and Associate Professor of Political Science

Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 51

Robert Dion firmly believes that citizens need to understand and be involved in the political system. He has taught American politics courses at the University of Evansville since 2001. Before he came to the University of Evansville, he taught at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University and at Wabash College. Outside the classroom, Professor Dion serves as the chairperson of the local civil rights commission | and on the boards of several organizations. He is regularly quoted in news stories about political developments in Indiana or in the United States, and he has appeared frequently on radio and television news programs, including several French-language broadcast outlets.
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Dr. Young Kim

Professor of Political Science and Director of International Studies

Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 53
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Dr. Young Kim joined the Department in 2004 and serves as director of the International Studies Program. He offers various comparative politics courses, including World Politics, Comparative Politics Seminar, Asian Politics, Politics in the Middle East, European Politics, and Latin American Politics. He was the Austin S. Igleheart Chair of Political Science in 2013 - 2018.
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Dr. Richard Maass

Assistant Professor of Political Science

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Dr. Richard Maass joined the Department in 2014 after earning his PhD at Notre Dame and teaching as a visiting professor at Cornell. He studies international relations and political theory and is one of the University of Evansville’s 2016-2017 Global Scholars. He has published research on annexation, US foreign policy, terrorism, and Cicero’s political thought, and his first book explains why modern great powers rarely pursue annexation.


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Mrs. Carol McCraney

Administrative Assistant/Law, Politics & Society
Schroeder School of Business Building, Room 50

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