Faculty

The Political Science Pre-Law faculty members are committed to preparing students for successful completion of the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) and providing thorough preparation for first-year law school. Faculty members and practicing professionals are committed to providing a rigorous program, sharpening essential skills, and equipping students for further legal training. Each Pre-Law professor is highly qualified and has advanced degrees in one or more of the subfields of the legal profession.

Our faculty members are committed to the precepts of a biblical Christian worldview and are engaged in the study of law as an expression of ministry and service. Through teaching and mentoring, they encourage students toward thoughtful Christian reflection as they pursue further legal training and advancement in the legal profession.

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Jonathan Conrad; MA, PhD Professor; Political Science jon.conrad@indwes.edu Department - History Division - Social Sciences

Biography

Dr. Conrad is originally from Nova Scotia, Canada. He traveled throughout Europe and North Africa while serving as a missionary with Youth With A Mission. He taught high school for several years at Wheaton Academy in Chicago, before completing his doctorate in Political Science at Northern Illinois University. He has an active music ministry, which includes concerts in local churches, singing in community choir performances, and being part of the worship team in his local church.

Educational Background:

  • B.S., 1991, Indiana Wesleyan University
  • M.A., 1997, Northern Illinois University
  • Ph.D., 2004, Northern Illinois University

Interests

Dr. Conrad’s primary interest is in the field of political theory; specifically, exploring the compatibility of ancient and modern political theories with biblical principles. To that end, his research tends to be more qualitative than quantitative.

His secondary interest is in the area of technology. He has recently begun to examine the intersection between technology and politics to understand how technology either contributes to or detracts from the good political life.

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