Political science and history faculty discuss current political issues June 4 Political science and history faculty discuss current political issues June 4

Political science and history faculty discuss current political issues June 4


May 28, 2015

North Central College’s political science department will host its spring term Topics In Politics (TIP Talks) lecture from 12:05 to 1:15 p.m. Thursday, June 4, in the theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. Topics range from the U.S.-Iranian nuclear negotiations to the death of Osama bin Laden and the politics of cheating and corruption.

Presented each term, the TIP Talks feature short presentations on current political topics by North Central College political science professors and a guest speaker.   

Representing the political science department are William Muck, associate professor and chair of political science/sociology and anthropology and coordinator of global studies, and Suzanne Chod, assistant professor of political science. They will give a joint presentation, contrasting the domestic and international elements of the U.S.-Iranian nuclear negotiations.

Stephen Maynard Caliendo, professor of political science and chair of the Division of Human Thought and Behavior, will discuss the politics of cheating and corruption, from Richard Nixon to Tom Brady.

The guest speaker is Shereen Ilahi (left), North Central associate professor of history. She will examine recent revelations regarding the death of bin Laden.

Following the talks, the Student Governing Association will provide free pizza and refreshments. For more information about this free event, contact Muck at wjmuck@noctrl.edu.

Click here to view a highlight video of winter term’s TIP Talk.