Research & Scholarship

Fields of Research

Our faculty come from the four main subfields of Political Science: American Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations and Political Theory.

American Politics is the study of American political institutions, such as the presidency and Congress as well as political behavior, public opinion and voting. Our Americanists are as follows: Jeffrey Berry, James Glaser, Natalie Masuoka, Deborah Schildkraut

Comparative Politics is study of the domestic politics, political institutions, and conflicts of countries. Our comparativists are as follows: David Art, Consuelo Cruz, Nimah Mazaheri, Elizabeth Remick, Pearl Robinson, Oxana Shevel

International Relations is the study of relationships between states and the role of intergovernment and nongovernmental organizations in foreign policy. Our Internationists include: Michael Beckley, Richard Eichenberg, Kelly Greenhill, Malik Mufti, Tony Smith, Jeffrey Taliaferro

Political Theory is the study of some of the most important works that address some of the biggest political questions such as justice, freedom, morality and the good life. Our theorists include: Robert Devigne, Ioannis Evrigenis, Dennis Rasmussen, Vickie Sullivan