Steven Jackson

  • Political Science faculty member Dr. Steven JacksonProfessor

    Department of Political Science
    Humanities and Social Science, Room 405G
    981 Grant Street
    Indiana University of Pennsylvania
    Indiana, PA 15705

    724-357-2290 (phone)
    724-357-3810 (fax)
    sjackson@iup.edu

    Fall 2016 Office Hours:

    MWF: 9:00–10:00 a.m. and 1:00–1:20 p.m.

    Courses Taught

    PLSC101 - World Politics: Analysis of contemporary (post-1945) state system and forces shaping the world in which we live. Student is given a framework within which to analyze contemporary international politics.

    PLSC285 - Comparative Government II: Non-Western Systems: Analyzes major non-Western political systems with emphasis upon authoritarian and totalitarian systems. Analyzes and compares in a systematic manner their political cultures, political institutions, and political processes.

    PLSC280 - Comparative Government I: Western Systems: Analyzes Western political systems with emphasis upon major contemporary democratic governments of Europe. Analyzes and compares their political cultures, political institutions, and political processes.

    PLSC383/583 - Political Systems: Asia: Intensive, comparative study of the government and politics of a selected region. Suggested prerequisite(s): PLSC 280 and/or 285.

    Areas of Specialization

    My professional interests include East Asian politics and international relations, comparative politics, and international relations, particularly modern diplomacy. I am currently writing a book entitled The East Asian Quadrangle which examines the dynamic constants of the relationship of the four major powers in East Asia from the 1890s to the present day. I also have a personal website available.  

    Curriculum Vitae