The Department of Political Science provides critical knowledge and understanding of politics, governments, and public policies to students and the EIU community. Through classes and applied learning, students gain essential research, writing, communication, and professional skills, preparing them for careers in government and the public sector, nonprofits, legal fields, higher education, and the corporate world. We are committed to diversity and inclusive excellence as we strive to prepare students to be responsible citizens in a diverse world.
Dr. Honig earned his BA in Business Administration and an MSc in Media and Communication at Middle Tennessee State University. He received a Master of Public Policy and Administration, a Graduate Certificate in Global Security Studies, as well as his PhD in Political Science from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. He also received a National Security Law Certificate from the University of Virginia’s School of Law.
Dr. Honig’s research focuses largely on global security, foreign policy, and peace science. He was a Global Security Graduate Fellow at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy during his doctoral studies, and has been published in several peer reviewed journals and presented at conferences and workshops on a diverse set of topics. These include articles and presentations related to human rights, U.S. counterterrorism policy, autocratic regimes, and international militarized conflict intervention and mediation.
Subjects which Dr. Honig has instructed include public administration, foreign and domestic policy, international relations, American government, popular culture and American politics, research methods, media history, feature writing, and cinema. He currently teaches Budgeting In Government and Nonprofit Organizations at Eastern Illinois University, and can be reached at email@example.com for office appointments.
Dr. Honig is interested in university service related to diversity, equity and inclusion. He was the International Student Liaison for the Political Science Department at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville from 2019-2022. In addition, he was accepted in 2020 as a StratCom facilitator for strategic simulations at the University of Tennessee, and also served as a reviewer for Policy Studies Journal (PSJ).
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