College of Arts and Sciences

Janna Deitz, Ph.D.Professor Janna Deitz
Professor of Political Science &
Director of Public Leadership and Outreach

  • Phi Kappa Phi - 2013
  • American Political Science Association Congressional Fellowship 2011-2012
  • University Professionals of Illinois Local 4100 - Secretary, 2009 - 2014
  • Vice Chair, WIU Faculty Senate, 2009-2010
  • College of Arts & Sciences Outstanding Service Award, Spring 2010
  • Past President, Western Organization for Women, 2007-2008

Degree:

  • Ph.D., University of Georgia 2004

Public Leadership and Outreach Programs:

Courses Taught:

  • American Government and Politics (POLS 122)
  • The Congress (POLS 317)
  • Political Campaigns and Elections (POLS 350)
  • Women and Politics (POLS 335)
  • Voting Behavior and Public Opinion (POLS 352)

Research Interests:

Congressional Elections, legislative politics, and women in politics.

Contact Information:

  • Phone: (309) 298-1741
  • Email:  JL-Deitz@wiu.edu
  • Physical Address: Morgan Hall 407
  • Mailing Address:
    1 University Circle
    Western Illinois University
    Macomb, IL 61455