John Ishiyama

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John Ishiyama


University of North Texas

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Professor John Ishiyama is a distinguished research professor of political science and lead editor of American Political Science Review at the University of North Texas. Ishiyama is an executive board member of both the Midwest Political Science Association and of Pi Sigma Alpha (the national political science honorary society). Ishiyama is also an author and has research interests that include comparative politics: democratization and political parties in post-communist Russian, European, Eurasian and African (especially Ethiopian) politics, ethnic conflict and ethnic politics, and the scholarship of teaching and learning. Ishiyama has a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History from Bowling Green State University, a Master of Arts in Russian and East European Studies from the University of Michigan, and completed his Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science from Michigan State University in 1992. Ishiyama’s research publications are accessible at:

John Ishiyama