Bilal Sekou
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Bilal Sekou

WHY DO YOU ENJOY TEACHING STUDENTS IN HILLYER?

I view teaching as not only an opportunity to impart knowledge, but also to learn. Hillyer's students have diverse experiences and backgrounds, creating a wonderful learning experience for me also.

TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

  • GVB 110: American National Government
  • GVB 130: How to Change the World
  • GVB 210: Urban Politics

Degrees and Certifications

  • Ph.D., Political Science, The Ohio State University
  • M.A., Political Science, The Ohio State University
  • B.S., Public Administration, Eastern Michigan University
  • B.S., Governmental Economics, Eastern Michigan University

Research Interests

  • Civic Engagement
  • Racial and Ethnic Politics
  • Radical Political Economy

Selected Publications 

  • "Boosting Latino and Black Political Participation: The Impact of Associational and Religious Resources." (2005) Politics and Policy. 33(3), 444-468.
  • "The Right to Vote: The Campaign to Restore the Voting Rights of Persons Convicted of a Felony and Sentenced to Probation in Connecticut" (2004). Democracy Works. (Available from Democracy Works, 44 Capitol Avenue, Suite 102, Hartford, CT 06106)
  • "The Campaign to Restore the Voting Rights of Persons Convicted of a Felony and Sentenced to Probation in Connecticut." American Behavioral Scientist. Forthcoming.