University of Southern Indiana

Oana Armeanu

Oana Armeanu

Chair of Political Science and Public Administration Department
Political Science Department

Associate Professor of Political Science
Political Science Department

Liberal Arts Center - 3063

Accepts Office Hours by Appointment


Dr. Oana Armeanu teaches comparative politics, international relations, and European, post-communist, and Middle Eastern politics. She came to USI from Dallas, Texas, where she taught at the Southern Methodist University. She has a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and an M.A. in Political Science from the Central European University in Budapest, Hungary.

Her research focuses on post-communist Europe: welfare state reform, political parties, elections, and democratization. She is the author of the book The Politics of Pension Reform in Central and Eastern Europe. Political Parties, Coalitions, and Policies and has published studies on pension reform, presidential elections, electoral reform, and voting behavior in Central and Eastern Europe. She lives in Newburgh with her husband and two children.

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