Ryan Reed

Ryan Reed

Department Chair, Associate Professor

    Bradley Hall 426E
    (309) 677-3982


Ph.D., Political Science, University of California-Davis
B.A., Communication, University of Southern California


Dr. Reed's teaching interests include:

  • History of ancient and modern political thought
  • Social contract theory
  • The French and British Enlightenment
  • Feminist political thought


Dr. Reed's research interests include:

  • Social contract theory
  • Civil rights issues related to sexual orientation and gender