Faculty & Student Directory by Research Field and Specialty





Arrington, Celeste CP Faculty South Korea, Japan, North Korea, state-society relations, law and society, media and politics, Northeast Asian security
Balla, Steven AP,
Faculty 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
Barnett, Michael IR Faculty Middle East; humanitarianism; international affairs; international organizations
Bartels, Brandon AP, 
Faculty American politics, judicial politics, and political methodology
Biddle, Stephen IR Faculty Strategic studies, international security, U.S. defense policy and planning, the conduct of war, methods for policy analysis, and multi-method research design.
Binder, Sarah AP Faculty Congress, American political development, political parties 
Bowie, Alasdair CP Faculty Comparative political economy, development, Southeast Asia
Brown, Michael E. IR Faculty International security, conflict and conflict resolution, U.S. foreign and defense policy 
Brown, Nathan CP Faculty Government and politics of the Middle East, democratization and constitutionalism, rule of law in the Arab world 
Creppell, Ingrid PT Faculty Identity, ideas of enmity and conflict, origins of toleration and liberalism, early modern and modern political thought
Dean, Adam IR Faculty International Trade, Labor Politics, American Political Development
Deering, Christopher AP Faculty American political system, Congress 
Dickson, Bruce CP Faculty Chinese domestic politics, East Asian politics, political change and democratization, general comparative politics, U.S.-China relations 
Downes, Alexander IR Faculty International security, civilian victimization and civilian casualties in war, foreign-imposed regime change 
Farrell, Henry IR Faculty European Union and European integration, e-commerce, politics and blogs 
Feigenbaum, Harvey CP Faculty Political economy of Western Europe, political economy of France 
Finkel, Evgeny CP Faculty Political violence; Genocide studies; Holocaust; Central and Eastern Europe; Israel
Finnemore, Martha IR Faculty International organizations, organization theory, and ethics in international affairs 
Glaser, Charles IR Faculty The international system, state behavior, U.S. nuclear strategy and missile defense policy 
Goldman, Samuel PT Faculty Political philosophy, religion and politics, political theology, and history of conservative political thought.
Grynaviski, Eric IR Faculty International organization, social theories of international politics, international security, cold war, arms control, and international ethics 
Hale, Henry CP Faculty Ethnic politics, federalism, democratization, political parties, politics of Eurasia (esp. Russia, Ukraine, Central Asia) 
Hayes, Danny AP Faculty American politics, political behavior, media and politics
Kaplan, Stephen CP, 
Faculty Political economy of global markets and development, Latin American politics
Kramon, Eric CP, M Faculty 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.
Lawrence, Eric AP, 
Faculty Congress, public policy, methodology 
Lebovic, James IR Faculty International relations, national and international security, and methodology 
Lupu, Yon IR Faculty International law and institutions, international conflict, human rights, courts, networks
Lynch, Marc IR Faculty Arab media and public opinion, Islamist movements, constructivism in international relations, public diplomacy
Maltzman, Forrest AP Faculty Judicial politics, Congress, American national government 
McClintock, Cynthia CP Faculty Latin American politics, U.S. policy towards Latin America
McConnaughy, Corrine AP, M Faculty American Politics; Race, Gender, Ethnicity and Politics; Public Opinion and Voting Behavior; Political Methodology
Miller, Mike IR, M Faculty Democratization and the causes and consequences of autocratic elections, formal and quantitative methodology, and political economy.
Mochizuki, Mike IR Faculty Japanese politics and foreign policy, U.S.-Japan relations, East Asian security 
Morgan, Kimberly CP, AP Faculty Comparative politics, European politics 
Mylonas, Harris CP, 
Faculty Processes of nation- and state-building, the politicization of cultural differences, immigrant and refugee integration policies, and institutional change 
Nau, Henry IR Faculty US foreign policy, international politics, US foreign economic policy; international political economy 
Saunders, Elizabeth IR Faculty International security, U.S. foreign policy 
Shambaugh, David CP Faculty China's domestic politics; China's foreign relations; China's military and security; and international relations of Asia 
Sides, John AP, CP, M Faculty Political behavior, political psychology, electoral politics 
Sodaro, Michael J. CP Faculty Comparative and International Politics of Europe and Russia 
Stein, Rachel IR Faculty International conflict, public opinion about foreign policy, the ethics of war
Stoker, Robert AP, PP Faculty Public policy analysis, social policy 
Szakonyi, David CP Faculty Political economy; business-government relations; post-Soviet politics; corruption; authoritarianism; clientelism
Talmadge, Caitlin IR Faculty U.S. defense and foreign policy; military operations and strategy; nuclear deterrence, proliferation; civil-military relations; energy security and the Gulf 
Teitelbaum, Emmanuel CP Faculty Comparative politics, South Asian politics, political economy of development, political economy of labor 
Wahlbeck, Paul AP, M Faculty Judicial politics, constitutional law, methodology
Warshaw, Christopher AP Faculty American politics, representation, public opinion, state and local politics, environmental politics and policy, and statistical methodology
White, Ismail AP Faculty American Politics, African American Politics, Public Opinion, Political Participation
Wolchik, Sharon CP Faculty Central and East European politics and policy making, comparative politics of Central/Eastern Europe 

Ziegfeld, Adam



Political parties, elections, ethnicity, clientelism, politics of South Asia (especially India)

Anker, Elisabeth PT Associated Faculty Late modern and contemporary political theory, critical theory, feminist theory, American political thought, politics and media.
Gross, Kimberly AP Associated Faculty Public opinion, Race and media, Framing effects on opinion and emotion 
Hindman, Matthew AP Associated Faculty Internet politics; political communication; online campaigning; the politics of search engines 
Livingston, Steven AP, CP Associated Faculty Political communications 
Rigby, Elizabeth PP Associated Faculty Politics of Poverty and Inequality, Health and Social Policy Analysis, Policy Design, Policy Process, Federalism 
Stone, Clarence PP Associated Faculty Urban politics; Comparative local politics; School reform politics; Political leadership; Agenda setting 
Wiley, Susan AP Associated Faculty American political behavior, domestic public policy 
Winstead, William PT Associated Faculty Nietzsche, education, the aesthetic and cultural dimensions of politics 
Young, Garry PP Associated Faculty Legislative institutions, public policy 
East, Maurice A. IR Emeritus Faculty International politics, comparative foreign policy studies, foreign policies of small nations. 
Kim, Young C. CP, IR Emeritus Faculty Japanese and Korean domestic politics and foreign relations, Russian relations with East Asia, and East Asian foreign relations 
LeBlanc, Hugh L. AP Emeritus Faculty Political Parties and Elections 
Logsdon, John M. PP Emeritus Faculty Space Policy and History 
Morgan, Jr., John A. AP Emeritus Faculty U.S. Constitutional Law 
Reddaway, Peter CP Emeritus Faculty Politics and government of Russia and the other post-Soviet states, human rights, and rights of minorities.  
Reich, Bernard IR Emeritus Faculty Middle Eastern politics, terrorism, U.S.-Israel relations, Arab-Israeli conflict, Israel and, oil politics 
Sapin, Burton M. IR Emeritus Faculty U.S. Foreign Policy-Making 
Wolman, Harold AP, PP Emeritus Faculty Urban politics, urban policy, politics of the policy process, economic development, comparative public policy 
Alamer, Sultan CP Graduate Student Nationalism; state-formation; political violence; Middle East
Alcorn (Wade), Amanda CP Graduate Student Foreign policy decision making, Brazilian foreign policy, emerging powers, and South American regional integration
Anabtawi, Samer CP Graduate Student Middle East; international political economy; impact of various economic and development policies on the trajectories of nationalist movements
Anderson, Jessica IR Graduate Student Humanitarianism, Peacebuilding, Civil War, Sub-Saharan Africa, International Organizations
Augustine, Josiah CP Graduate Student Constitutional design, including specifically electoral formulas, district shape magnitude, strength of legislature and bicameralism, and minority recognition status
Baka, Joseph IR Graduate Student  
Beck, Alexander AP Graduate Student  
Blanc, Alexis IR Graduate Student Crisis Behavior, Missile Defense, Prospect Theory 
Cerna, Michelle IR Graduate Student Security sector reform
Cerrone, Joe CP Graduate Student European politics, nationalism and ethnicity, separatist movements
Clemons, Jared AP Graduate Student Voter Behavior/Psychology
Cubbison, William AP Graduate Student Campaigns, Experiments, Candidates, State politics
Davister, Audrey CP Graduate Student Nationalism and identity; political parties in the Arab world
Doherty, Jennifer CP Graduate Student Local governance, state-civil society relations and social accountability in East and Southern Africa (in particular Malawi and Rwanda)
Dunton, Caroline IR Graduate Student Canadian and American foreign policy; role of policy coherence, risk, and political rhetoric in shaping Canadian foreign policy
Eckman, Sarah AP Graduate Student  
Emrich, Colin AP Graduate Student  
Epstein, Daniel AP Graduate Student How congressional control of the bureaucracy is influenced by discretionary bureaucratic enforcement
Evers, Miles IR Graduate Student Origins and mechanisms of change in international authority and the public-private relations
Fisher, Aleksander CP Graduate Student Comparative public diplomacy; autocratic diffusion; media in international conflicts
Francisco, Brian IR Graduate Student Diplomatic relations and power politics in the Middle East; Iranian politics and foreign relations; ethnic and religious considerations in foreign policy decision making; U.S. foreign policy
Frantz, Samuel CP Graduate Student How non-governmental social services -- such as those provided by non-profit organizations, for-profit businesses, and companies under corporate social responsibility initiatives -- shape citizen-state relations and political competition; India
Frenkel, Robert IR Graduate Student Middle Eastern Politics; Security Policy 
Frost, Lillian CP Graduate Student Nationalism; citizenship; identity; Middle East politics
Garvey, Tom IR Graduate Student International Security 
Gianattasio, Jeffrey IR Graduate Student International political economy; interaction of multinational corporations and states
Gilbert, Danielle CP Graduate Student Nationalism and Ethnicity, Identity Formation, and Middle East politics
Gorelik, Stas CP Graduate Student Elections in authoritarian regimes, Russian and post-Soviet politics
Grasmeder, Elizabeth IR Graduate Student Composition and tactics of modern state forces, foreign fighters in the employ of the state, and irregular warfare
Hack, Jonathan AP Graduate Student Modes of judicial selection. I am specifically interested in why some states choose to elect their judges while other state follow an advice and consent model. 
Hasler, Jack IR Graduate Student international politics; technology
Haynie, Jeannette IR Graduate Student Gender and international conflict
Heern, Jared AP Graduate Student American Political Institutions
Herrick, Drew IR Graduate Student IR Theory; International Security; Technology; Networks; Cybersecurity; Disruptive Innovation
Hor, Amoz IR Graduate Student Social Theory in IR, Emotions, Humanitarianism
Ibric, Vanes IR Graduate Student International security; alliance formation; terrorism
Jacobs, Daniel IR Graduate Student  
James, Jessica AP Graduate Student Mmass media and public opinion; political psychology and political socialization; political communication
Jap, Jangai CP Graduate Student  
Jenkins, Clinton AP Graduate Student Political psychology, voter behavior, public opinion, media and politics, and political communication
Jimenez-Garcia, Gabriella AP Graduate Student Political Behavior, Public Opinion
Joseph, Michael IR Graduate Student  
Kayyali, Abdul-Wahab CP Graduate Student Arab World, Political Parties, Political Organization
Kirkland, Siobhan CP Graduate Student Migration in authoritarian states, ethnicity, Russian and post-Soviet politics
Kirss, Alexander IR Graduate Student Bureaucratic Politics; resolve
Kodouda, Ahmed CP Graduate Student Authoritarian regimes, ethnic conflict 
Krog, Ryan AP Graduate Student judicial decision making, strategic litigation and legal argument, compliance with judicial policy, and agenda setting in the U.S. Supreme Court
Kuo, Kendrick IR Graduate Student  International security and political violence with regional expertise in China and its relations with the Islamic world
Kurtz, Alex AP Graduate Student Public Opinion, Mass Media, Political Communication
Lemos, Diogo IR Graduate Student Identity politics, religion, ethnicity, communal conflict in South Asia
Lenton, Adam CP Graduate Student Ethnic politics, security studies, former Soviet Union
Liao, Zhou CP Graduate Student  
Loidolt, Bryce IR Graduate Student Relationship between military advising and recipient combat effectiveness
Maks-Solomon, Cory AP Graduate Student American political institutions (esp. Congress); public policy; social welfare policy; income inequality’s effect on public policymaking
McAuliffe, Kitt IR Graduate Student  
McQueen, Shannon AP Graduate Student Gender and race based identity politics
Meehan, Elizabeth CP Graduate Student Freedom of information, comparative constitutionalism, judicial politics
Melancon, Louis IR Graduate Student National strategy, inter-agency efforts in the security environment, and intelligence
Minami, Daisuke IR Graduate Student Effect of state identity on foreign policy; security dynamics in East Asia; ontological security (i.e., security of self-identity)
Moon, Yong il IR Graduate Student  
Paik, Seung Joon IR Graduate Student Political violence, civil wars, and international security
Pasandideh, Shahryar IR Graduate Student International Security; military Technology; Middle East
Perera, Fabiana IR Graduate Student Resource abundance, inequality, hybrid regimes, Latin America
Pertner, Elizabeth CP Graduate Student Democratization, regime change, and media, with a regional specialization in Turkey
Petit, Kevin IR Graduate Student Security Studies, focusing on insurgencies and understanding how/why insurgents switch sides.  
Pillinger, Mara IR Graduate Student global health governance, international organizations, English School theory

Quatrini, Allison


Graduate Student

China and comparative politics

Radzinksy, Brian IR Graduate Student Domestic politics of nuclear proliferation
Ravi, Aparna IR Graduate Student  
Reisenbichler, Alexander CP Graduate Student Comparative Political Economy of Advanced Industrialized Countries and Institutional Theory
Richardson, David AP Graduate Student Veteran representation (descriptive and substantive); Congress; veteran interest groups; American civil-military relations
Royce, Dylan IR Graduate Student International security
Rubio, Rosalie IR Graduate Student Terrorism; counterterrorism; immigration
Schaaf, Steven CP Graduate Student  
Schraudenbach, Emily IR Graduate Student  
Sheline, Annelle CP Graduate Student Comparative politics of the Middle East, international political economy, Islamism, nationalism, political memory
Solomon Schwartz, Chana CP Graduate Student  
Synan, Kerry AP Graduate Student Judicial politics, political institutions
Verschoor-Kirss, Alexander IR Graduate Student  
Vincent, Kenneth IR Graduate Student Energy geopolitics, international relations theory, security studies, climate change politics
Waller, Julian G. CP Graduate Student Post-Soviet politics, hybrid regimes, democratization, party and electoral systems, elections
Ware, David CP Graduate Student Middle Eastern Politics, Post-conflict Stabilization and Redevelopment, Democratization
Whitebread, Geoffrey AP Graduate Student  
Wininger, Phillip AP Graduate Student American political institutions; law; courts
Yasur-Landau, Dana IR Graduate Student  
Zilovic, Marko CP Graduate Student Authoritarian regimes and democratization, political violence, protests and social movements, and ethnic politics