Faculty Profile

Eddie Meaders

Title
Principal Lecturer
Department
Political Science
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

MA, University of North Texas, 2002.
Major: Political Science
Dissertation Title: "Partisanship in Judicial Decision Making in U.S. Courts of Appeals."
JD, Texas Tech University School of Law, 1985.
Major: Law
BA, Abilene Christian University, 1982.
Major: Government

Current Scheduled Teaching*

PSCI 2306.002, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Summer 2020
PSCI 4230.001, The Constitution and the Rights of Criminal Defendants, Spring 2020 Syllabus
PSCI 2305.004, US Political Behavior and Policy, Spring 2020 Syllabus

* 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 3200.001, The American Legal System, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2305.004, US Political Behavior and Policy, Fall 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2306.002, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Summer 5W1 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4230.001, The Constitution and the Rights of Criminal Defendants, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2305.004, US Political Behavior and Policy, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3200.001, The American Legal System, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2306.003, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2306.001, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Summer 5W2 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4230.001, The Constitution and the Rights of Criminal Defendants, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2305.004, US Political Behavior and Policy, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 3200.001, The American Legal System, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 2306.003, US and Texas Constitutions and Institutions, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1040.001, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Summer 5W1 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1050.004, American Government: Process and Policies, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4900.719, Special Problems, Spring 2017
PSCI 4230.001, The Constitution and the Rights of Criminal Defendants, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1040.003, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1040.803, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1040.804, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1040.881, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1040.895, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1010.001, Politics and Pop Culture, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2016
PSCI 1050.001, American Government: Process and Policies, Summer 5W1 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4900.711, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2016
PSCI 4900.711, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2016
PSCI 4900.711, Special Problems, Summer 10W 2016
PSCI 1050.004, American Government: Process and Policies, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4900.719, Special Problems, Spring 2016
PSCI 3200.001, The American Legal System, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1040.012, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 4900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2015
PSCI 3200.001, The American Legal System, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1040.001, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Summer 5W1 2015 Syllabus SPOT
PSCI 1050.004, American Government: Process and Policies, Spring 2015 Syllabus
PSCI 4900.719, Special Problems, Spring 2015
PSCI 3200.001, The American Legal System, Spring 2015 Syllabus
PSCI 1050.001, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2014 Syllabus
PSCI 1050.002, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2014 Syllabus
PSCI 1050.881, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2014 Syllabus
PSCI 4900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2014
PSCI 1040.001, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Summer 5W1 2014 Syllabus
PSCI 1050.004, American Government: Process and Policies, Spring 2014 Syllabus
PSCI 1051.001, Honors American Government, Spring 2014 Syllabus
PSCI 4900.719, Special Problems, Spring 2014
PSCI 1040.004, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PSCI 1040.804, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PSCI 1040.805, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PSCI 1050.001, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PSCI 1041.001, Honors American Government, Fall 2013 Syllabus
PSCI 4900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2013
PSCI 1040.001, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Summer 5W1 2013 Syllabus
PSCI 1050.004, American Government: Process and Policies, Spring 2013 Syllabus
PSCI 1051.001, Honors American Government, Spring 2013 Syllabus
PSCI 4900.719, Special Problems, Spring 2013
PSCI 1040.004, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2012 Syllabus
PSCI 1040.821, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2012 Syllabus
PSCI 1040.822, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2012 Syllabus
PSCI 1040.823, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2012 Syllabus
PSCI 1050.003, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2012 Syllabus
PSCI 1050.813, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2012 Syllabus
PSCI 1050.815, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2012 Syllabus
PSCI 1050.816, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2012 Syllabus
PSCI 4900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2012
PSCI 1050.001, American Government: Process and Policies, Summer 5W1 2012
PSCI 4900.711, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2012
PSCI 4900.711, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2012
PSCI 4900.722, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2012
PSCI 1050.004, American Government: Process and Policies, Spring 2012 Syllabus
PSCI 1051.002, Honors American Government, Spring 2012 Syllabus
PSCI 4900.719, Special Problems, Spring 2012
PSCI 1040.800, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2011 Syllabus
PSCI 1040.814, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2011 Syllabus
PSCI 4900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2011
PSCI 3200.001, The American Legal System, Fall 2011 Syllabus
PSCI 1040.002, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Summer 5W1 2011
PSCI 4900.711, Special Problems, Summer 8W1 2011
PSCI 1050.002, American Government: Process and Policies, Spring 2011 Syllabus
PSCI 4900.719, Special Problems, Spring 2011
PSCI 3200.001, The American Legal System, Spring 2011 Syllabus
PSCI 1050.007, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2010 Syllabus
PSCI 1050.008, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2010 Syllabus
PSCI 4900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2010
PSCI 1040.002, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Summer 5W1 2010
PSCI 4900.711, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2010
PSCI 4900.711, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2010
PSCI 1040.002, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Spring 2010 Syllabus
PSCI 4900.719, Special Problems, Spring 2010
PSCI 1040.003, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2009
PSCI 1050.004, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2009
PSCI 4900.723, Special Problems, Fall 2009
PSCI 4900.711, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2009
PSCI 4900.711, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2009
PSCI 4900.722, Special Problems, Summer 8W1 2009
PSCI 1040.005, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Spring 2009
PSCI 4900.719, Special Problems, Spring 2009
PSCI 1050.008, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2008
PSCI 4900.722, Special Problems, Fall 2008
PSCI 3200.001, The American Legal System, Fall 2008
PSCI 1040.002, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Summer 5W1 2008
PSCI 4900.711, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2008
PSCI 4900.711, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2008
PSCI 1040.001, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Spring 2008
PSCI 1051.001, Honors American Government, Spring 2008
PSCI 4900.719, Special Problems, Spring 2008
PSCI 1040.001, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2007
PSCI 4900.722, Special Problems, Fall 2007
PSCI 3210.001, The U.S. Supreme Court, Fall 2007
PSCI 1050.001, American Government: Process and Policies, Summer 5W2 2007
PSCI 4900.722, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2007
PSCI 4900.722, Special Problems, Summer 3W1 2007
PSCI 4900.722, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2007
PSCI 1051.001, Honors American Government, Spring 2007
PSCI 4900.719, Special Problems, Spring 2007
PSCI 3200.001, The American Legal System, Spring 2007
PSCI 1050.001, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2006
PSCI 4900.722, Special Problems, Fall 2006
PSCI 4900.727, Special Problems, Fall 2006
PSCI 3200.001, The American Legal System, Fall 2006
PSCI 1040.001, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Summer 5W2 2006
PSCI 4900.722, Special Problems, Summer 5W2 2006
PSCI 4900.722, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2006
PSCI 1050.001, American Government: Process and Policies, Spring 2006
PSCI 4900.719, Special Problems, Spring 2006
PSCI 3200.001, The American Legal System, Spring 2006
PSCI 1040.006, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Fall 2005
PSCI 4900.727, Special Problems, Fall 2005
PSCI 3210.001, The U.S. Supreme Court, Fall 2005
PSCI 4900.703, Special Problems, Summer 5W1 2005
PSCI 4700.001, Topics in Comparative Politics, Summer 5W1 2005
PSCI 1040.002, American Government: Laws and Institutions, Spring 2005
PSCI 3200.001, The American Legal System, Spring 2005
PSCI 1050.008, American Government: Process and Policies, Fall 2004
PSCI 4900.727, Special Problems, Fall 2004
PSCI 3200.001, The American Legal System, Fall 2004

* 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
Challenge and
Engagement Index
Response Rate

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  • 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
  • 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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