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Jill Dawson

Jill Dawson

Dean, Academic Access & Success


Research, Professional and Creative Activity

Professional Presentations:

  • Southeast Missouri State University (2012): Financial Budgeting in Non-Profit Organizations
  • Southeast Missouri State University (2012): The Law and Non-Profits
  • American Political Science Association Teaching and Learning Conference (2011): So Many Freshman!: the Challenges of Teaching an Introduction to American Government Course
  • Georgia State University Graduate Student Conference (2010): A Seat at the Table: Measuring the Impact of Women’s Efforts in Peacekeeping and Conflict Resolution
  • International Studies Association Midwest Conference (2010): The Effect of Educational Parity on Terrorism within States
  • Georgia Political Science Association Conference (2010): Quantifying Judicial Independence in Non-Democratic States

Professional Profile

Jill Dawson received her Juris Doctor from Seton Hall University School of Law and her B.S. in Political Science from Berry College. She has previously taught courses in American Government, Constitutional Law, International Law, Comparative Politics and International Organizations. She enjoys research in the areas of pedagogical best practices, first-year experience, program assessment and educational technology.

Teaching and Related Service

Courses Taught:

  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Keystone Seminar

Previously taught at:

  • Southeast Missouri State University
  • Middle Georgia State College