Kyle Estes

Kyle Estes

Assistant Professor

    Bradley Hall 426B
    (309) 677-2497


Ph.D., Political Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
B.A., Political Science, San Francisco State University


Dr. Estes’s teaching interests include:

  • Russian and post-Soviet politics
  • Ethnic conflict
  • Immigration and refugee policy
  • Colonialism and colonial legacies


Dr. Estes’s research interests include:
  • Ethnic and distributive politics
  • National identity construction
  • Post-conflict governance
  • Refugee integration policy