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 Villanova, PA 19085-1696

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John R. Johannes
Professor of Political Science



Ph.D., Harvard University, 1970 (Political Science)
A.M., Harvard University, 1968 (Political Science)
B.S., Marquette University, 1966, Summa Cum Laude (Mathematics; Political Science)


Villanova University:
Vice President for Academic Affairs (1995-2010) and Professor of Political Science, 1995 - present.

Marquette University:
Dean, College of Arts & Sciences, 1988 -1993; Director (1986-88) and Chair (1988-93), Bradley Institute for Democracy and Public Values; Chair, Dept. of Political Science, 1980-88; Prof. 1984-95; Assoc. Prof. 1975-84; Assist. Prof., 1970-75; Instructor, 1970

Harvard University:
Visiting Associate Professor (summer, 1984), Visiting Assistant Professor (summers, 1972, 1976), Department of Government


Marquette University Liberal Arts Gold Medal, 1964-65

Honorary Societies:  Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Sigma Nu, Pi Mu Epsilon, Pi Sigma Alpha, Pi Gamma Mu, Alpha Sigma Lambda, Omicron Delta Kappa

Scholarships, Grants, Fellowships:

J.T. Gillick Scholarship, 1961-63, 64-65; Harvard Teaching Fellowship 1968-69; National Science Foundation Fellowship, 1966-68; Marquette University Scholarship, 1965-66; National Endowment for the Humanities, 1973; Marquette University Research Grants, 1972, 73, 77, 79, 82, 85; American Political Science Association Congressional Fellowship, 1977 (declined); American Philosophical Society Research Grant, 1978; Everett Dirksen Center Research Grants, 1981-82; Marquette University Bradley Institute for Democracy & Public Values Grant, 1993; Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation Grant, 1994;  

Recognitions (various years and editions beginning in 1987): Who's Who in the East, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in the Midwest, Who's Who in American Education, Who's Who Among America's Teachers, Contemporary Authors, Who's Who of Emerging Leaders in America, Who's Who in Administration Higher Education, Who's Who in American Politics, Who's Who in the World ' 


American Political Science Association; Wisconsin Political Science Association; Midwest Political Science Association; Association of American Colleges and Universities; Southern Political Science Association American Association of Higher Education; Western Political Science Association


Council, Midwest Political Science Association, 1981-84

Editorial Board, American Journal of Political Science, 1982-85

Editorial Board, Legislative Studies Quarterly, 1983-86

E. E. Schattschneider Award Committee, American Political Science Association, 1986

Chair, Pi Sigma Alpha Award Committee, Midwest Political Science Association, 1987

Reviewer for Grant Proposals, National Science Foundation

Consultant, Louisiana Board of Regents, 1991 - 2015

Program Reviewer, De Paul Univerity Political Science Department, 2015

Academic Task Force, Marquette High School, 1989

Advisory Board, Milwaukee Area Tech. College, 1991-93

Member, Wisconsin Legislative Council Committee on Campaign Finance Reform, 1992-93

Board Member, Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 1998 - 2004

Member, Philadelphia Economy League Task Force on the Knowledge Industry, 2000-02

Middle States Commission on Higher Education:  Commissioner, 2011-2018; Accrediting Visitor, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2008 (chair), 2009 (chair), 2012 (chair), 2014 (chair); Member, Search Committee for President, Middle States Commission on Higher Education, 2009

Radnor Township: Member, Commission on Charter Review, 2011-12

American Council for Education:  Consultant and Facilitator, New CAO Program, 2007-2012