Political Science Faculty Listing

 

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Professor Nancy E. Burns, Chair  (7/1/14-6/30/19)

Professor Lisa Disch, Associate Chair 

Professor Nicholas Valentino, Director of Graduate Studies

Associate Professor Mika LaVaque-Manty, Director of Undergraduate Studies 

Professor Zvi Gitelman, Director of Undergraduate Honors Program


Academics and Requirements


Professors

Robert Axelrod (Arthur W. Bromage Distinguished University Professor of Political Science and Public Policy; Mary Ann and Charles R. Walgreen, Jr. Professor for the Study of Human Understanding), Mathematical Models of Politics, Decision-making, Game Theory, National Security Policy

Ted Brader, American Politics, Political Psychology, Elections and Campaigns, Mass Media, Public Opinion and Political Behavior

Pamela Brandwein, Public Law, Race, Ethnicity and Politics, Gender and Politics, Methods

Nancy E. Burns (Warren E. Miller Collegiate Professor of Political Science), American Local Politics and Institutions, Methodology, Gender and Politics, and Political Participation

John R. Chamberlin, Ethics and Public Policy, American Political Thought, Formal Political Theory, Mathematical Models of Social Science

William Clark, International and Comparative Political Economy, Comparative Institutions, Open-Market Macroeconomic Policy, Political Economy of Religion

Mary E. Corcoran, American Government and Politics, Public Policy and Administration, Research methods, Poverty and Inequality

Christian Davenport, Comparative Politics, World Politics

Lisa Disch, Political Theory, History of Political Thought, Feminist Theory, Electoral Process, Democratic Theory, Contemporary Continental Theory, Third Party Politics, Voter Participation

Robert J. Franzese Jr., Comparative and International Political Economy; Comparative Politics and Developed Democracies; Quantitative Methodology and Formal Models

Zvi Y. Gitelman (Preston R. Tisch Professor of Judaic Studies), Former Soviet Union, East European and Israeli politics

Edie N. Goldenberg (Dean Emeritus, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts), Politics and the Mass Media, Bureaucracy and Public Policy

Anna Grzymala-Busse, Comparative Politics and Post-Communism, Institutional Development, Qualitative Methods

Richard L. Hall, American National Institutions, Legislative Behavior, Elite Socialization and Psychology, Public Policy

Don Herzog (Edson R. Sunderland Professor of Law), History of Political Thought, Contemporary Political Thought, Moral and Social Theory, Jurisprudence and Constitutional Law

Vincent Hutchings, Public Opinion; African American politics; Legislative politics; Voting behavior

Ronald F. Ingelhart (Amy and Alan Lowenstein Professor of Democracy, Democratization, and Human Rights), Comparative Political Behavior, Mass Participation and Communication, Advanced Industrial Societies

John E. Jackson (M Kent Jennings Collegiate Professor of Political Science), American Politics, Political Economy

Pauline Jones Luong, Comparative Government and Politics, Political Economy, Political Development, Research Methods

Donald R. Kinder (Philip E. Converse Distinguisehd University Professor of Political Science, James Orin Murfin Professor of Political Science), Public Opinion and Political Action, Psychological Perspectives, Research Methods

Kenneth Kollman (Frederick G.L. Huetwell Professor), American government, Formal modeling, political parties and elections, interest groups

Arthur Lupia (Hal R. Varian Collegiate Professor of Political Science), Cognition and Communication in Political Decision Making; Institutional Design; Game Theory; Public Policy

Gregory B. Markus, Mathematical and Statistical Modelling, American Mass Politics

Andrei S. Markovits (Carl W. Deutsch Collegiate Professor of German and Comparative Politics, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor), German and European Politics, Comparative Political Sociology, Sociology of Culture and Sports

Andrew D. Martin (Dean of the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts), judicial decision-making, with an emphasis on the U.S. Supreme Court and other federal courts; political methodology; applied statistics

Walter R. Mebane, American Government and Political Methodology

James Morrow (A.F.K. Organzki Professor of World Politics), World Politics, Formal Models, Statistical Methods

Scott E. Page (Leonard Hurwicz Collegiate Professor of Political Science, Complex Systems and Economics), Institutional Design, Complexity, Formal Modelling, public policy

Arlene W. Saxonhouse  (Caroline Robbins Collegiate Professor of Political Science and Women's Studies), Ancient and Modern Political Theory, Women in Political Thought

Charles R. Shipan (J. Ira and Nicki Harris Professor of Social Sciences), American Government and Politics, Comparative Government and Politics, Formal Modeling, Political Economy, Public Policy and Administration

Allan Stam, World Politics/International Relations, Comparative Governments and Politics, Public Law

Mark Tessler (Samuel J. Eldersveld Collegiate Professor of Political Science), Comparative Politics, Political Development, Middle Eastern Politics and International Relations

George Tsebelis (Anatol Rapoport Collegiate Professor of Political Science), Comparative Government and Politics, Political Economy, Formal Modeling

Nicholas A. Valentino, American Government and Politics, Political Psychology, Race, Ethnicity, and Politics, Methods

Elizabeth R. Wingrove, Gender and Politics/Feminist Theory, Race, Ethnicity and Politics


Associate Professors

Jenna Bednar, Institutional Design, Federalism, Formal Political Theory, Comparative Political Institutions (US, Canada, Western Europe), Political History

Mary Gallagher, Chinese Politics, Comparative Politics, Transitions from Socialism, Political Economy of Development

Allen Hicken, Comparative Government and Politics; World Government and Politics; Political Economy; Southeast Asia

Anna Kirkland, Law and society (U.S.); contemporary political and legal theory; identity and civil rights (gender, race, sexuality, disability)

Barbara Koremenos, international politics, international organization, international law, institutional and agreement design, law and economics

Mika LaVaque-Manty (Arthur F. Thurnau Professor), Modern political theory, especially 18th century; contemporary political theory, especially liberal theory; philosophy of social science; environmental politics; social movements

Ann Lin, American Government and Politics, Public Policy and Administration, Gender and Politics/Feminist and Theory, Organizational Theory, Race, Ethnicity and Politics

Robert W. Mickey, American Political Development, Political Parties, Politics of Race and Ethnicity, Public Policy

Mariah Zeisberg, American constitutional theory; law and politics; liberal and democratic political theory; philosophy of law

 


Assistant Professors

Yuen Yuen Ang, Comparative Political Economy, Comparative Political Organizations, Contemporary China

Jowei Chen, American Government and Politics, Political Economy, Methods, Formal Modeling

Mark Dincecco, Political Economy; Economics and Political History; Comparative Politics; Public Finance

Nahomi Ichino, African Politics, Electoral Fraud and Electoral Violence, Political Parties and Elections, Political Institutions and Development

Andrew Kerner, Political Economy, Comparative Government and Politics, World Politics/International Relations

Kenneth McElwain, Comparative Study of Political Parties and Institutions, Primarily in Japan and Europe

Brian Min, Comparative Governments and Politics; Political Development; Political Economy, Race and Ethnicity, and Politics: Methods

Iain Osgood, International Relations; International Political Economy; Politics of International Trade

Yuri Zhukov, International Conflict, Spatial Statistics, Mathematical/Computational Modeling and Text Analysis

 


 Adjunct Faculty

Contstance Cook, Educational Policy

Barry Rabe  (Arthur F. Thurnau Professor; J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Professor of Public Policy), State and Local, Environmental Politics and Policy

Michael W. Traugott, American government, Politics and the mass media


Professors Emeriti

John C. Campbell, Japan, Organizational Decision-making, Public Policy, and Gerontology

M. Kent Jennings, Political Psychology, Research Methods, Comparative Political Behavior

John W. Kingdon, American Government and Politics, Public Policy, Legislative Process

Kenneth Langton, Political Psychology

Daniel H. Levine (James Orin Murfin Professor of Political Science), Comparative Politics, Religion and Politics, Urbanization, Cultural Change, Latin America, Contemporary Social Theory

Kenneth Lieberthal (Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Political Science Distinguished Fellow, William Davidson Institute Professor of Business Administration), Chinese Domestic and Foreign Policy, Sino-Soviet Relations, Comparative Communis

Lawrence B. Mohr, Organization Theory, Quantitative Methods, Program Evaluation

Raymond Tanter, American Foreign Policy, Middle East in World Politics, International Security Affairs

William Zimmerman IV, Comparative Foreign Policy, Russia and former Soviet Union, Eastern Europe


 


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