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John Ishiyama

Title
Professor
Department
Political Science
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Education

PhD, Michigan State University, 1992.
Major: Department of Political Science
MA, University of Michigan, 1985.
Major: Center for Russian and East European Studies
BA, Bowling Green State University, 1982.
Major: Department of Political Science and Department of History

Current Scheduled Teaching*

PSCI 3600.002, Governments and Politics Around the World, Spring 1 2019 Syllabus
PSCI 5650.001, Seminar in Comparative Politics, Spring 1 2019 Syllabus
PSCI 6900.727, Special Problems, Spring 1 2019
PSCI 6900.729, Special Problems, Spring 1 2019
PSCI 6900.730, Special Problems, Spring 1 2019

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

PSCI 4952.001, Political Science Capstone Seminar, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 6900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2018
PSCI 2306.008, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3700.001, Area Politics, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 5610.001, Proseminar in Comparative Government, Spring 2018 Syllabus
PSCI 6900.727, Special Problems, Spring 2018
PSCI 6900.729, Special Problems, Spring 2018
PSCI 6900.730, Special Problems, Spring 2018
PSCI 6930.716, Individual Research, Fall 2017
PSCI 4720.001, Ethnicity in World Politics, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 5610.001, Proseminar in Comparative Government, Spring 2017
PSCI 5610.600, Proseminar in Comparative Government, Spring 2017
PSCI 6900.727, Special Problems, Spring 2017
PSCI 1040.009, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1040.809, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 5340.001, Seminar in Political Science Scope and Methods, Fall 2016 Syllabus
PSCI 5340.600, Seminar in Political Science Scope and Methods, Fall 2016 Syllabus
PSCI 6900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2016
PSCI 6930.725, Individual Research, Spring 2016
PSCI 5610.001, Proseminar in Comparative Government, Spring 2016
PSCI 6900.727, Special Problems, Spring 2016
PSCI 1040.008, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3996.002, Honors College Mentored Research Experience, Fall 2015
PSCI 6930.716, Individual Research, Fall 2015
PSCI 4900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2015
PSCI 6900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2015
PSCI 6930.725, Individual Research, Spring 2015
PSCI 5650.001, Seminar in Area Studies, Spring 2015
PSCI 5650.791, Seminar in Area Studies, Spring 2015
PSCI 6900.727, Special Problems, Spring 2015
PSCI 1040.008, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2014 Syllabus
PSCI 6930.716, Individual Research, Fall 2014
PSCI 6900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2014
PSCI 6930.725, Individual Research, Spring 2014
PSCI 5610.001, Proseminar in Comparative Government, Spring 2014
PSCI 6900.727, Special Problems, Spring 2014
PSCI 1040.003, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PSCI 6930.716, Individual Research, Fall 2013
PSCI 6900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2013
PSCI 5900.723, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2013
PSCI 6900.723, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2013
PSCI 6900.723, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2013
PSCI 6930.725, Individual Research, Spring 2013
PSCI 6940.716, Practicum, Spring 2013
PSCI 5610.001, Proseminar in Comparative Government, Spring 2013
PSCI 6900.727, Special Problems, Spring 2013
PSCI 6930.716, Individual Research, Fall 2012
PSCI 3600.001, Comparative Politics, Spring 2012 Syllabus
PSCI 6930.725, Individual Research, Spring 2012
PSCI 6940.716, Practicum, Spring 2012
PSCI 5610.001, Proseminar in Comparative Government, Spring 2012
PSCI 6900.727, Special Problems, Spring 2012
PSCI 1040.006, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2011 Syllabus
PSCI 1040.821, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2011 Syllabus
PSCI 6930.716, Individual Research, Fall 2011
PSCI 4100.001, Political Parties, Fall 2011 Syllabus
PSCI 6940.716, Practicum, Fall 2011
PSCI 6900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2011
PSCI 6900.723, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2011
PSCI 6900.723, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2011
PSCI 5610.001, Proseminar in Comparative Government, Spring 2011
PSCI 4700.002, Topics in Comparative Politics, Spring 2011 Syllabus
PSCI 3600.001, Comparative Politics, Fall 2010 Syllabus
PSCI 6940.716, Practicum, Fall 2010
PSCI 6900.716, Special Problems, Fall 2010
PSCI 4700.002, Topics in Comparative Politics, Fall 2010 Syllabus
PSCI 6930.715, Individual Research, Summer 10W 2010
PSCI 5900.723, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2010
PSCI 6900.723, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2010
PSCI 1040.005, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Spring 2010
PSCI 4100.001, Political Parties, Spring 2010
PSCI 6900.727, Special Problems, Spring 2010
PSCI 3700.001, Area Politics, Fall 2009
PSCI 5610.001, Proseminar in Comparative Government, Fall 2009
PSCI 4820.003, Contemporary International Problems, Spring 2009
PSCI 4700.004, Topics in Comparative Politics, Spring 2009
PSCI 4700.002, Topics in Comparative Politics, Fall 2008

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

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Overall
Summative Rating
1
Challenge and
Engagement Index
2
Response Rate
0
out of 5
0
out of 7
%
of
students responded
A Challenge and Engagement Index of "n/a" means
there were not enough student responses to calculate a score.
  • 1 Overall Summative Rating (median):
    This rating represents the combined responses of students to the four global summative items and is presented to provide an overall index of the class’s quality. Overall summative statements include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 5 = Excellent, 3 = Good, and 1= Very poor):
    • The course as a whole was
    • The course content was
    • The instructor’s contribution to the course was
    • The instructor’s effectiveness in teaching the subject matter was
  • 2 Challenge and Engagement Index:
    This rating combines student responses to several SPOT items relating to how academically challenging students found the course to be and how engaged they were. Challenge and Engagement Index items include the following (response options include a Likert scale ranging from 7 = Much higher, 4 = Average, and 1 = Much lower):
    • Do you expect your grade in this course to be
    • The intellectual challenge presented was
    • The amount of effort you put into this course was
    • The amount of effort to succeed in this course was
    • Your involvement in course (doing assignments, attending classes, etc.) was
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