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Elizabeth Bennion

Indiana University South Bend
Professor of Political Science
South Bend, Indiana
Elizabeth Bennion joined IU South Bend’s Department of Political Science in 1999. She teaches American politics, with an emphasis on political behavior. Professor Bennion is the founding director of IUSB’s American Democracy Project, Director of Voter Services and Education for the League of Women Voters of the South Bend Area, and host of WNIT’s live weekly television program Politically Speaking. In these capacities she moderates political discussions, public issue forums, and candidate debates for local, state, and national candidates. A nationally recognized expert on civic education and political engagement, Professor Bennion has won numerous awards for her teaching and service, and has published widely in academic books, journals and newsletters. She is currently working on several publications reporting the results of a national survey of student leaders and a series of voter registration field experiments. Professor Bennion is co-editor of two books on teaching civic engagement: Teaching Civic Engagement: From Student to Active Citizen (2013) and Teaching Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines (2017). She lives in South Bend with her husband and four children.
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