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University of Illinois Springfield

Department of Political Science University of Illinois Springfield

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Dr. Hugh Harris

Hugh Harris, BA and MA Rutgers University, Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Whitney M. Young Graduate Fellowship Program.

His teaching interests include: American Foreign Policy, Ethnic Conflicts, Democratization, and African Politics.

Dr. Harris’ current research focuses on the role of labor unions in transitions to democracy.