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James F. Gilsinan, Ph.D.

Political Science

Courses Taught

Undergraduate: Metropolitan Environment. Graduate: Organizational Theory and Behavior, Policy Process


Ph.D., University of Colorado, 1974
M.A., Loyola University, 1970
B.S., Loyola University, 1967

Research Interests

  • Organizational leadership
  • Financial regulatory issues
  • Public policy and criminal justice

Honors and Awards

  • Nancy McNair Ring Award, Outstanding Faculty Member, 1988
  • SLUStar In Touch with the Community Award for service to the neighbors of Saint Louis University, 2002
  • The George Wendel Community Service Award, 2003
  • Outstanding paper award, Jesus College, Cambridge University, 2016

Professional Organizations and Associations

  • American Political Science Association
  • Religion and Politics Group
  • Association of Jesuit Universities

Community Work and Service

Work with numerous law enforcement agencies, neighborhood groups, and high schools throughout the region.