Jason Pierceson studies courts and policymaking
Dr. Jason Pierceson, associate professor of Political Science and Legal Studies and chair of the Political Science Department at the University of Illinois Springfield studies the role that courts play in policymaking in the U.S. and Canadian legal systems.
University of Illinois Springfield Assistant Professor of Political Science Michael G. Miller studies public election financing, election reform, and scandal in politics.
Richard Gilman-Opalsky researches political philosophy and social theory
Richard Gilman-Opalsky, assistant professor of Political Science at the University of Illinois Springfield researches political philosophy and social theory. He studies the various roles everyday people play in politics and processes of social change. Gilman-Opalsky has published a book and numerous journal articles on the topic and has a new book forthcoming in 2011, which focuses on French theorist Guy Debord.