• David JesuitPosition: Department Chair, Professor,
    ​Model UN Advisor
  • Department: Political Science & Public Administration 
  • Campus Address: Anspach Hall 247B
  • Phone: (989)774-2795
  • Email: jesui1dk@cmich.edu
  • Vitae: Curriculum Vitae


David Jesuit joined the CMU Department of Political Science in Fall 2003 as an Assistant Professor. He received his Ph.D. from Loyola University, Chicago.

He served as the Director of the School of Public Service and Global Citizenship for the College of Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Jesuit is the current department chair (2016-2022) and also served twice as the interim department chair.  He has served as the Model UN Advisor for many years.  Dr. Jesuit served as the interim MA Director Summer 2017. In the past, he was the advisor for Pi Sigma Alpha.  


  • Ph.D., Loyola University Chicago, 2001
  • M.A., Loyola University Chicago, 1996
  • B.A., Knox College, Galesburg, IL, 1991

Fields of Specialization

  • Comparative Politics
  • Western European Politics
  • Comparative Public Policy
  • European Union
  • Political Behavior
  • International Relations

Language Proficiency

English (Native), French, Italian, Spanish (General Professional)


 Multilevel Dataset for Trust and Government Performance (Stata)