Professor of Political Science

  • Carl Johann Library - 210B
  • Political Science Department
  • (573) 288-6000 Ext. 6694


Dr. Chad DeWaard joined the Culver-Stockton faculty in August 2010. He has been the chair for the department of political science since August 2016, and he also serves as chair of the faculty assembly. He develops and teaches courses on topics such as social science research, European and developing world politics, comparative politics, foreign policy, service learning and American government. He has an active research agenda in comparative foreign aid.

He was the recipient of the Walter S. Reuling Faculty Prize for Innovation in Student Learning in 2012.

DeWaard previously taught at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa, the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, Tenn., Bradley University in Peoria, Ill., Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Ill., and Central Texas College-Navy Programs Atlantic in Norfolk, Va.


1991 -- B.A., German, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
1994 -- M.A., Political Science, University of Northern Iowa, Cedar Falls, Iowa
2006 -- Ph.D., Political Science, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, Ill.

Professor of Political Science

Chad DeWaard