2181 Wiekamp Hall
South Bend, IN
Areas of Expertise
American politics with an emphasis on political behavior
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.