Politics Faculty

The politics program is located in Center Street House (behind the Lemmons Center) and can be reached by contacting administrative assistant Phyllis Hartle or the individual professors directly.


Mark David Hall

Herbert Hoover Distinguished Professor of Politics

Teaching & Research Interests

  • American Political Theory
  • Religion and Politics
  • Constitutional Law
  • Great Books
Gina Miller Johnson

Associate Professor of Politics and International Studies

Director, International Studies Program

Teaching & Research Interests

  • International relations & political violence
  • State repression
  • Impact of domestic and international institutions on human rights practices


Lon Fendall

Lon Fendall, PhD

Associate Professor of History and Political Science

Ron Mock

Ron Mock, MPA, JD

Professor Emeritus of Political Science and Peace Studies

Director, George Fox Civility Project


Phyllis Hartle

Phyllis Hartle

Administrative Assistant, Department of History and Politics