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Dr. Jeremy Walling, Ph. D.

Professor of Political Science
Office: Carnahan  211L

Jeremy Walling joined the Department in 2002. Jeremy's broad teaching and research interests include American political institutions and public administration.  His dissertation examined the US Senate, an elite institution forced into popular control by the Seventeenth Amendment. Jeremy's recent research has examined the career trajectories of American state governors.  He has published book chapters in The Constitutionalism of American States and The Handbook of Administrative Ethics (co-authored with H. George Frederickson). In addition, he was the co-editor of the Ethics Symposium issue of Public Personnel Management (Winter 1999). Jeremy has presented papers at meetings of the American Political Science Association and the Midwest Political Science Association. Prior to Jeremy’s doctoral work at the University of Kansas, he earned a Master of Public Administration degree from Missouri State University. He has completed internships and consulting jobs for the US Government Accountability Office, the Springfield/Greene County (MO) Health Department, the Forrester Group (Springfield, MO), and the Kansas Appleseed Foundation.

Past and Present Classes

  • PS405-PS605 - Organization Theory and Behavior
  • PS415-PS615 - Government Budgeting
  • PS645 - Research Methods for Public Administrators
  • PS655 - Federalism
  • PS 310--Government and Politics of the American States
  • PS240 - Introduction to Political Science
  • PS103 - U S Political Systems
  • UI100 - Civility


Carnahan Hall 211
Department of Political Science
One University Plaza, MS 2920
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701