News Expert Profile

Elizabeth Bennion

Department of Political Science IU South Bend

Phone:
(574) 520-4128
Email:
ebennion@iusb.edu
1700 Mishawaka Ave.
2181 Wiekamp Hall
South Bend, IN
46615

Areas of Expertise

American politics with an emphasis on political behavior

Expert Bio

Elizabeth Bennion joined IU South Bend’s Department of Political Science in 1999 and is the founding director of IU South Bend’s American Democracy Project and host of WNIT’s live weekly television program "Politically Speaking." She moderates political discussions, public issue forums and candidate debates for local, state and national candidates. Bennion has won numerous awards for her teaching and service, and she 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.