Professor David Cleeton from the Department of Economics has been elected co-chair of the Economic Interest Section of the European Union Studies Association (EUSA) through March 2019.

The European Union Studies Association is the premier scholarly and professional association focusing on the European Union, the ongoing integration process, and transatlantic relations. Founded in 1988, EUSA now has over 600 members throughout North America, all EU member states, and on all continents, representing the social sciences, the humanities, business and law practitioners, news media, and governments on both sides of the Atlantic.

Cleeton also serves as co-chair of the EUSA Political Economy Interest Section and was previously appointed as a visiting scholar for the European Union Center at the University of Illinois.

He also serves as department chair for the Department of Economics at Illinois State.