Larry Aspin


Bradley Hall 488
(309) 677-2496

Ph.D., Political Science--International Relations, Comparative Politics, American Politics, Research Design and Methods, Purdue University
M.A., Purdue University
B.A., Alma College


Professor Aspin earned his Ph.D. from Purdue University specializing in international politics, comparative politics, political methodology and American politics. He currently teaches International Law (PLS 317), International Organization (PLS 318), Political Research Methods (PLS 209), Senior Seminar (PLS 492) on various international topics (e.g., Global Environmental Politics), and other topics in PLS 302, the international relations topics course (e.g., World Security).


Dr. Aspin's record of scholarly publications spans three fields within political science:

  • international politics
  • political methodology
  • American politics