Dr. John G. Rader


Missouri State Online

Role: Staff
Campus: Springfield

Postal mail

Missouri State University
Missouri State Online
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 67619



  • PhD, Political Science, 1985, University of Kansas
  • BS, Political Science, Pittsburg State University
  • BA, English and Political Science, Missouri Southern State University



  • American Democracy
  • Politics of the European Union and its Member States

Professional experience

  • Founder and former director of Drury Online Program
  • Specializing in developing new online courses and programs
  • Supporting the University's strategic goals by increasing access for new students at a distance
  • Bringing the world to students through collaborative technology- in both traditional and blended classrooms


Research and professional interests

  • Developing and implementing online education programs
  • German politics and European comparative government
  • Argentine political history and political movements