Ellen Cannon
Political Science
College of Arts and Sciences
(773) 442-5655
Public Policy and Public Administration; Disaster and Terrorist Management; The Politics of the American Jewish Electorate Terrorism; U.S.-Israeli Relations; Politics and Religion Educational Public Policy; Public Administration
Courses Taught
American National Government
Public Policy
Women & Political Influence in the 21st Century
Public Administrstion
Early American Political Thought
Religion and Politics in America
Urban Politics
Disaster and Terrorism
Research Interests
Disaster and Terrorist Management The Politics of the American Jewish Electorate Terrorism US-Israeli Relations Politics and Religion Educational Public Policy Pubic Administration American Political Theory Women and Politics

Post-Doctorate, Columbia University, 1985.
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Amherst), 1973
B.A., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1969

Selected Publications

"The War on Terror: Physician as Linchpin,” Health affairs: The Policy Journal of the Health Sphere

“Preparing for Terror in the U.S.,” The Jewish Week, 01/26/2007

“Terrorist Preparedness: A Critical Issues for American Jews,” The Wexner Foundation Newsletter, 02/9/2007

"Terrorism in American Cities: A Reexamination of Preparedness at the Neighborhood Level,” presented at the 30th Annual Teaching Public Administration Conference, Teaching Public Administration in Times of Turmoil, Penn State University, Harrisburg Pennsylvania, May 24-25, 2007

“The American Jewish Electorate in the 21st Century,” presented at the Wexner Israel Fellowship at Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government, Cambridge, MA, December 22, 2006

“The American Jewish Electorate in the 21st Century,” presented at the Max Wall Symposium on Religion, St. Michael’s College, Winooski, Vermont, October 31, 2006

“The Effect of the Far Right on Civil Liberties and religious Freedom in the U.S.,” presented at the Annual Meeting of American and World ORT, Los Angeles, CA, September 14, 2006

More than 250 Public lectures on Middle East Politics, Terrorism, Changing US-Israel Relations and Civic Engagement

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5500 North St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

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