Dr. John M. Bublic earned his Ph.D. at Kent State University in 1997. He has published book chapters and journal articles concerning the news media’s coverage of domestic and international affairs. He has presented many conference papers at the yearly conferences sponsored by the American Political Science Association. He teaches a variety of courses, including American Government, International Relations, State and Local Government, Comparative Western Governments, Comparative Non-Western Governments, Western Political Theory, and The Presidency. In 2005, Bublic won the Jefferson-Pilot Faculty Member of the Year Award. He serves as the advisor for the Pre-Law Club, Campus Conservatives, the Barton Democrats, the Political Science Club, and Omega Tau (Barton College’s Pi Sigma Alpha chapter, a national political science honor society). Bublic also serves as the advisor for pre-law.