Dr. Laurette Liesen
Department Chair, Professor

1996 Ph.D., Loyola University, Chicago
1989 M.A., Loyola University, Chicago
1987 B.A., Loyola University, Chicago

Dr. Liesen teaches courses in American government, political theory and public policy. She is the moderator for the Lewis University's Alpha Delta Gamma chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha, the National Political Science Honor Society. Her research interests include political philosophy, evolutionary theory and feminism.

Dr. Steven Nawara
Assistant Professor

2011 Ph.D., The Ohio State University
2009 MA, The Ohio State University
2006 BA, Ball State University

Dr. Nawara's research interests include political behavior, public opinion, and political parties.  He has taught classes in American Government, political parties, interest groups, media, Congress, research methods, and political scandals.