Director of the Legal Studies Program
Director of Peace and Global Studies
315 445 4495 (office)
Ph.D. Political Science, University of Colorado, Boulder
Fields: Political Theory, Comparative Politics, International Relations
M.A. University of Colorado, Boulder Political Science
B.A. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Summa Cum Laude, and with University Honors (4.0 GPA)
Major: Political Science | Minor: Italian
Romanian-American University, Bucharest, Romania Law School
General Interests: Political philosophy; Comparative Political Theory; Eastern European political theory as it relates to dissidence, resistance, totalitarianism and political ideology; Vaclav Havel’s political thought. Most recent book: Political Action in Vaclav Havel's Thought: The Responsibility of Resistance Download Popescu's complete C.V.
Director of the Internship Program
430 Reilly Hall
B.A. City University of New York, City College
M.A. City University of New York, City College
Ph.D. University of Massachusetts at Amherst
American National Politics
State and Local Government
Christopher M. Jones
Professor of Political Science
Dean of Arts and Sciences
308 Grewen Hall
The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University
M.A. Binghamton University, State University of New York
B.A. Binghamton University, State University of New York
Phi Beta Kappa
Dr. Jones currently serves as the Dean of Arts and Sciences. He is also Adjunct Professor of Political Science at The Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University. Previously, he was Professor of Political Science and Associate Vice Provost for University Honors at Northern Illinois University (NIU). At NIU, he served as the Political Science Department’s director of undergraduate studies, assistant chair, and chair.
Dr. Jones is a specialist in international relations and foreign policy analysis. His research and teaching specialties are U.S. foreign policy and national security policy, with an emphasis on the domestic determinants of such policies. He has a particular interest in the role of bureaucratic organizations and politics within the U.S. foreign policy process. His research has examined a range of subjects, including arms control, export control policy, leadership accountability, weapons procurement, intelligence, NATO enlargement, organizational change within the foreign policy bureaucracy, and the future of American foreign policy.
Dr. Jones has been recognized for teaching excellence by student organizations, professional associations, and university colleagues.
Susan Behuniak - Emerita
Ph.D. in Political Science, SUNY at Albany, 1985.
M.A. in Political Science, SUNY at Albany, 1980.
B.A. in Mass Communications, St. Bonaventure University, 1978.