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
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 
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 
Shambaugh, David CP Faculty China's domestic politics; China's foreign relations; China's military and security; and international relations of Asia 
Sodaro, Michael J. CP Faculty Comparative and International Politics of Europe and Russia 
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
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
Wolchik, Sharon CP Faculty Central and East European politics and policy making, comparative politics of Central/Eastern Europe 
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, 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
Albert, Eleanor IR Graduate Student Chinese foreign and domestic policy, international security in East Asia, U.S.-China relations
Anabtawi, Samer CP Graduate Student Middle East; international political economy; impact of various economic and development policies on the trajectories of nationalist movements
Augustine, Josiah CP Graduate Student Constitutional design, including specifically electoral formulas, district shape magnitude, strength of legislature and bicameralism, and minority recognition status
Beck, Alexander AP Graduate Student State politics & policy
Ben-Chorin, Leore IR Graduate Student Political violence
Berlin, Mark CP Graduate Student Middle East politics, political violence, Islamist movements
Cerna, Michelle IR Graduate Student Security sector reform
Cerrone, Joe CP Graduate Student Populism; nationalism and ethnic politics; European politics
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 International development, International organizations
Dye, Reagan AP Graduate Student Political psychology, public opinion, political behavior
Emrich, Colin AP Graduate Student Legislative politics
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 Propaganda, Misinformation, Post-Soviet politics
Frantz, Samuel CP Graduate Student Comparative political economy
Frost, Lillian CP Graduate Student Nationalism; citizenship; identity; Middle East politics
Garvey, Tom IR Graduate Student International Security 
Gilbert, Danielle CP Graduate Student political violence, nationalism & ethnicity
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
Hasler, Jack IR Graduate Student international politics; technology
Heern, Jared AP Graduate Student American Political Institutions
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 Political Communication, Mass Media, and Political Behavior
Jap, Jangai CP Graduate Student Ethnic politics
Kirkland, Siobhan CP Graduate Student Migration, ethnic politics, authoritarianism, politics of post-Soviet countries
Kirss, Alexander IR Graduate Student Bureaucratic Politics; resolve
Kodouda, Ahmed CP Graduate Student Authoritarian regimes, ethnic conflict 
Kuo, Kendrick IR Graduate Student  International security, defense politics
Kurtz, Alex AP Graduate Student Public Opinion, Mass Media, Political Communication
Lenton, Adam CP Graduate Student Ethnic politics, security studies, former Soviet Union
Li, Dennis CP Graduate Student Media and Public Opinion
Luettke, Nick IR Graduate Student Global Governance
Maks-Solomon, Cory AP Graduate Student Class and inequality
McAuliffe, Kitt IR Graduate Student
Japan, international relations in Northeast Asia, domestic politics and foreign policy-making
McQueen, Shannon AP Graduate Student Gender and race based identity politics
Meehan, Elizabeth CP Graduate Student Transparency policies, bureaucratic politics, public administration
Melancon, Louis IR Graduate Student National strategy, inter-agency efforts in the security environment, and intelligence
Mongkolnchaiarunya, Jittip IR Graduate Student International security, cybersecurity, international norms
Pasandideh, Shahryar IR Graduate Student International Security; military Technology; Middle East
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
Radzinksy, Brian IR Graduate Student Domestic politics of nuclear proliferation
Ravi, Aparna IR Graduate Student International and Comparative Political Economy, Foreign Direct Investment, Business-State 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 Ethnic diversity and conflict in advanced European democracies
Swenson, Jeremy IR Graduate Student Global governance
Synan, Kerry AP Graduate Student Judicial politics, political institutions
Thompson-Gomez, Julie IR Graduate Student US national security policy, nuclear strategy, international relations theory
Verschoor-Kirss, Alexander IR Graduate Student Strategic Assessment, Nuclear Strategy, Power Shifts
Waller, Julian G. CP Graduate Student Parliamentary and party politics in authoritarianism
Zilovic, Marko CP Graduate Student Authoritarian regimes and democratization, political violence, protests and social movements, and ethnic politics