- Fulbright Award (2000)
Gerald Houseman is a professor emeritus of political science at Purdue University Fort Wayne, formerly Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne. He earned a B.A. from California State University in 1965, a M.A. from the University of Illinois in 1967, and a Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in 1971. He joined the then known as Indiana University at Fort Wayne faculty in 1971 as an assistant professor of political science, earned tenure in 1978, and the title of full professor in 1982. From 1983 to 1984, he served as a visiting professor at the California Polytechnic State University. In May of 2000, he retired from Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne with the title of professor emeritus. Following his retirement, he served as a Fulbright scholar lecturing and researching on political economy, comparative law, comparative institutions and American government at the University of Malaya and The National University of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from June 2000 to April 2021.