Gregory Jackson
Gregory
Jackson
Instructor
Political Science
College of Arts and Sciences
Phone
(773) 442-5660
Expertise
Public Policy and Administration
Courses Taught
PSCI 216 - American National Government
PSCI 316 - Pressure Groups: Power, Participation, and Public Policy
PSCI 325 - Public Policy
PSCI 335 - Urban Politics
PSCI 341 - Public Administration
PSCI 344 - Public Organization Theory
PSCI 346 - Public Personnel Administration
Research Interests
State and Local Government Reform Interest Groups, Policy and Politics Ethics
Education

Walden University – School of Public Policy and Administration
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ph.D. (ABD) in Public Policy and Administration expected completion Spring 2015
Specialization in Policy Analysis
Dissertation Title: Sub-State Government Fragmentation and Illinois’ Fiscal Distress
Dissertation Chair: Lori Demeter, Ph.D.

Roosevelt University – School of Policy Studies
Schaumburg, Illinois
Master of Public Administration Degree (2005)
Concentration in Government Management
ASPA (Greater Chicago Chapter) Graduate Student of the Year

Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts Degree (1999)
Political Science Major/Sociology Minor (Summa Cum Laude)
Recipient of the Frederick-Welty Award in Political Science
President Pi Sigma Alpha
President Alpha Chi

Triton College
River Grove, Illinois
Associate in Arts Degree (1995)
Concentration in Political Science (High Honors)
Phi Theta Kappa
 

Selected Publications

Walden University – School of Public Policy and Administration
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Ph.D. (ABD) in Public Policy and Administration expected completion Fall 2014
Specialization in Public Policy Analysis
Dissertation: Sub-State Government Fragmentation and Illinois’ Fiscal Distress

Roosevelt University – School of Policy Studies
Schaumburg, Illinois|
Master of Public Administration Degree (2005)
Concentration in Government Management

Northeastern Illinois University
Chicago, Illinois
Bachelor of Arts Degree (1999)|
Political Science Major/Sociology Minor (Summa Cum Laude)

Triton College
River Grove, Illinois
Associate in Arts Degree (1995)
Concentration in Political Science (High Honors)

 

Background

Northeastern Illinois University
Political Science Department – College of Arts and Sciences
Instructor (2006 and 2010-Present)

Illinois Institute of Technology
Public Administration Graduate Program – Stuart School of Business
Adjunct Professor (2009-Present)

PPA International
Principal and Managing Consultant (2012-Present)

Illinois Center for Violence Prevention
Executive Director (2010-2012)

City of Highwood
City Manager (2008-2010)

Eureka College
Organizational Leadership Program
Lecturer (2008)

Woodford County
County Administrator (2006-2008)

Electoral Strategies, LLC
Founder and Consultant (2003-2006)

Village of Buffalo Grove
Chairman-Board of Fire and Police Commissioners (1999-2006)

IT Associates, Incorporated
Vice President Government Relations (2001-2003)

 

 

 

Additional Information

United States Marine Corps
Honorably Discharged

 

LWH 2069
5500 N. St. Louis Ave.
Chicago, IL 60625
United States

Phone
(773) 442-5660
Office Hours
TBA
Main Campus
University Center Lake County
Curriculum Vitae