Dr. Michael Frank

Professor of Political Science

Decker Hall 364

Dr. Michael Frank is a Professor of Political Science, teaching courses in American Government and Research Methods, including Congress, the Presidency, Political Parties, and Political Behavior.  He is also the Pre-Law Advisor, helping students prepare for law school, the LSAT, and the admissions process. He has directed a number of internships for students in government offices, political campaigns, and legal settings.

Dr. Frank has served as the Chair of the Madison County Public Defender Board since 2009. The Board provides independent administration and oversight of the county’s public defender system to ensure compliance with state guidelines.

Dr. Frank earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and his B.A. in International Relations fro Northern Illinois University. His research interests focus on political realignment, party history, and political inequality. He is a regular contributor to the Raven Politics blog.

Dr. Frank has served at Anderson University since the fall of 2001, having previously taught at Knox College and Houghton College.


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Contact Dr. Frank: 
Decker Hall 364; (765) 641-4444

Professor of Political Science
B.A., Northern Illinois University
Ph.D., University of Illinois