Professor of Political Science and International Affairs
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Virtual Office Hours via Webex:
- Mondays: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon; 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
- Tuesdays: 12:00 noon – 3:00 pm
- Wednesdays: 10:00 am – 12:00 noon
- Thursdays: 9:00 am – 12:00 noon; 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
- Fridays: none
If you are in the Columbian College of Arts & Sciences (CCAS) we have completed declaration forms. Please contact Shannon McQueen or Professor Susan Wiley during virtual office hours to discuss the requirements. We will send you a completed declaration form for you to sign and send to CCAS.
If you are in another school, please complete your home school’s declaration form for a major in another school and send the completed form to Shannon McQueen or Professor Susan Wiley. The form should include all courses you have completed and intend to complete for the major or minor. We will return the signed form to you to send to your advisor in your home school.
Requirements to Register for PSC 2987
Students must meet all eligibility requirements to earn internship credit.
- Declared a PSC major.
- Hold at least junior standing.
- Obtain a confirmed internship position involving substantive political science research and work.
- Complete a PSC Internship Contract (PDF).
- Download and fill out a Registration Transaction Form - RTF (PDF).
- Submit the Internship Contract and RTF via email to Professor Susan Wiley or Shannon McQueen for signature.
- Deliver the signed registration transaction for processing to CCAS Undergraduate Advising.
Requirements to Receive Credit
- Complete required hours. PSC 2987 is variable credit, semester-long course, and it is graded Pass/Fail.
- For 1 credit, intern a minimum of 8 hours per week and write an 8-10 page paper.
- For 2 credits, intern a minimum of 10 hours per week and write a 10-12 page paper.
- For 3 credits, intern 12-15 hours per week and write a 12-15 page paper.
- Communicate with faculty advisor. Communicate with Professor Susan Wiley by email at least once a month.
- Complete final paper. Papers are due the last day of classes of the semester in which the student is interning.
- Receive an evaluation. The internship supervisor must complete the Internship Supervisor Evaluation (PDF) for the student at the end of the semester and email or mail the evaluation to Professor Susan Wiley.
- Complete a student internship survey at the end of the semester.
South Korea, Japan, North Korea, state-society relations, law and society, media and politics, Northeast Asian security
Steven J. Balla
American Politics and Public Policy; Executive Branch Politics; Legislative Politics; Interest Group Politics; State Politics and Public Policy; Technology, Politics, and Public Policy; Quantitative Empirical Methods; Chinese Politics and Public Policy
Middle East; humanitarianism; international affairs; international organizations
American politics, judicial politics, and political methodology
Sarah A. Binder
Congress, American political development, political parties
Comparative political economy, development, Southeast Asia
Michael E. Brown
International security, conflict and conflict resolution, U.S. foreign and defense policy
Nathan J. Brown
Government and politics of the Middle East, democratization and constitutionalism, rule of law in the Arab world
Identity, ideas of enmity and conflict, origins of toleration and liberalism, early modern and modern political thought
International security, Chinese foreign policy, cyber security, nuclear policy
International Trade, Labor Politics, American Political Development
Christopher J. Deering
American political system, Congress
Bruce J. Dickson
Chinese domestic politics, East Asian politics, political change and democratization, general comparative politics, U.S.-China relations
Alexander B. Downes
International security, civilian victimization and civilian casualties in war, foreign-imposed regime change
Harvey B. Feigenbaum
Political economy of Western Europe, political economy of France
International organizations, organization theory, and ethics in international affair
Political economy of development; political violence; organized crime; political behavior; Latin American politics
Charles L. Glaser
The international system, state behavior, U.S. nuclear strategy and missile defense policy
International organization, social theories of international politics, international security, cold war, arms control, and international ethics
Henry E. Hale
Ethnic politics, federalism, democratization, political parties, politics of Eurasia (esp. Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia)
American politics, political behavior, public opinion, state and local politics, public policy, inequality
American politics, political behavior, media and politics
Stephen B. Kaplan
Political economy of global markets and development, Latin American politics
Political economy of development and African politics; vote buying, clientelism, and violence during elections; political and institutional determinants of public goods provision, health, and welfare.
Eric D. Lawrence
Congress, public policy, methodology
James H. Lebovic
International relations, national and international security, and methodology
Janet I. Lewis
Political violence; ethnic conflict; state formation; Africa
International law and institutions, international conflict, human rights, courts, networks
Arab media and public opinion, Islamist movements, constructivism in international relations, public diplomacy
International security, terrorism, insurgency, civil war
Judicial politics, Congress, American national government
Latin American politics, U.S. policy towards Latin America
Democratization and the causes and consequences of autocratic elections, formal and quantitative methodology, and political economy.
Japanese politics and foreign policy, U.S.-Japan relations, East Asian security
Kimberly J. Morgan
Comparative politics, European politics
Processes of nation- and state-building, the politicization of cultural differences, immigrant and refugee integration policies, and institutional change
Henry R. Nau
U.S. foreign policy, international politics, U.S. foreign economic policy; international political economy
Lucia M. Rafanelli
Political theory; contemporary political theory; theories of human rights and global justice; collective agency and collective personhood
China's domestic politics; China's foreign relations; China's military and security; and international relations of Asia
Michael J. Sodaro
Comparative and International Politics of Europe and Russia
Robert P. Stoker
Public policy analysis, social policy
Political economy; business-government relations; post-Soviet politics; corruption; authoritarianism; clientelism
Emmanuel J. Teitelbaum
Comparative politics, South Asian politics, political economy of development, political economy of labor
Paul J. Wahlbeck
Judicial politics, constitutional law, methodology
American Politics, race and politics, political psychology, political behavior, voting behavior, experimental
and survey methods
American politics, representation, public opinion, state and local politics, environmental politics and policy, and statistical methodology
Sharon L. Wolchik
Central and East European politics and policy making, comparative politics of Central/Eastern Europe
Local and urban politics
Political psychology, public opinion,
How congressional control of the bureaucracy is influenced by discretionary bureaucratic enforcement
Political communication, mass media, political behavior
Public Opinion, Mass Media, Political Communication
- Sultan Alamer
Nationalism, State-formation, Political Violence
- Samer Anabtawi
The Middle East; international political economy; impact of various economic and development policies on the trajectories of nationalist movements
- Mark Berlin
Middle East politics, political violence, Islamist movements
- Josiah Augustine
Constitutional design, including specifically electoral formulas, district shape magnitude, strength of legislature and bicameralism, and minority recognition status
- Joe Cerrone
Migration; Nationalism; Ethnic Politics
- Aleksander Fisher
Propaganda, Misinformation, Post-Soviet politics
- Samuel Frantz
Comparative political economy
- Lillian Frost
Nationalism; citizenship; identity; Middle East politics
- Danielle Gilbert
political violence, nationalism & ethnicity
- Stas Gorelik
Elections in authoritarian regimes, Russian and post-Soviet politics
- Jangai Jap
- Elizabeth (Bit) Meehan
Transparency; Political Economy; Public Policy
Political Economy, Labor, State-Society Relations
Democratization, regime change, and media, with a regional specialization in Turkey
- Rosalie Rubio
Terrorism, counterterrorism, immigration
- Steven Schaaf
Comparative Politics, International Relations
- Caleb H. Schmotter
Identity, ethnicity, and power
European integration and disintegration, construction of national identity and collective memory
Political violence, contentious politics
Parliamentary and party politics in authoritarianism
- Marko Zilovic
Authoritarian regimes and democratization, political violence, protests, and social movements, and ethnic politics
- Eleanor Albert
Chinese foreign and domestic policy, international security in East Asia, U.S.-China relations
- Miles Evers
Origins and mechanisms of change in international authority and the public-private relations
- Elizabeth Grasmeder
Composition and tactics of modern state forces, foreign fighters in the employ of the state, irregular warfare
- Jack Hasler
International politics, technology
- Vanes Ibric
International security, alliance formation, terrorism
International Political Economy, Security Studies, Geopolitical Risk
International security, defense politics
- Louis Melancon
National strategy, inter-agency efforts in the security environment, and intelligence
- Jittip Mongkolnchaiarunya
International security, cybersecurity, international norms
- Kevin Petit
Security Studies, focusing on insurgencies and understanding how/why insurgents switch sides
- Brian Radzinsky
Domestic politics of nuclear proliferation
- Aparna Ravi
International and Comparative Political Economy, Foreign Direct Investment, Business-State Relations
- Julie Thompson Gomez
US national security policy, nuclear strategy, international relations theory
- Alexander Verschoor-Kirss
Strategic Assessment, Nuclear Strategy, Power Shifts
- Shahryar Pasandideh Gholamal
International security; Military Technology; Security Dynamics in Asia
International security, Violence during civil wars
International Security, Integration, Secession, State Formation, Nationalism