Political Science Faculty

 Justin Leinaweaver, Ph.D.
 Director of Institutional 
 Research and Effectiveness

 Assistant Professor of Political Science

Elizabeth Paddock, Ph.D. 
Professor of Political Science

Daniel Ponder, Ph.D. 
L.E. Meador Professor of Political Science
Director of the L.E. Meador 
Center for Politics and Citizenship

Pre-Law Advisor

Ted Vaggalis, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of 

Jeff VanDenBerg, Ph.D. 
Professor and Chair of Political Science
Program Director of Middle 
East Studies


Kathy Jester
Academic Department 
Administrative Assistant
 Angela Hitchcock
Angela Hitchcock
Floating Academic Department 
Administrative Assistant