Faculty Research & Scholarship

Excellence in Scholarship and Research

Members of the Department are actively engaged in research. Our faculty have authored books with the Brookings Institution Press, Cambridge University Press, Century Foundation Press, Cornell University Press, Harvard University Press, M.I.T. Press, Oxford University Press, Princeton University Press, Yale University Press, Tufts University Press, Northern Illinois University Press, and Pennsylvania State University Press.

Tufts bylines also have appeared in such journals as American Behavioral Scientist, American Journal of Political Science, American Political Science Review, British Journal of Political Science, Comparative Political Studies, Comparative Politics, Diplomacy and Statecraft, Diplomatic History, East European Politics and Societies, Harvard Asia Quarterly, International Organizations, International Security, The Journal of Politics, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Local Environment, Middle East Journal, Modern China, Political Behavior, Political Theory, PS: Political Science and Politics, Public Opinion Quarterly, Review of International Political Economy, Security Studies, Twentieth-Century China, History of Political Thought, Review of Politics, and World Politics.

Awards and Prizes for Scholarship

AY 2020-2021

Professor and Dean of Academic Affairs for the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Citizenship & Public Service, and Lincoln Filene Professor of Citizenship & Public Affairs Peter Levine and Hilary Binda received a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Grant for their work developing a civic studies curriculum for incarcerated individuals as part of the Tufts Prison Initiative of Tisch College (TUPIT).

Associate Professor Pearl Robinson was awarded the African Politics Conference Group’s Distinguished Africanist Prize for her career-long efforts researching, mentoring, and teaching about Africa, in Africa, and with African scholars.

Associate Professor Oxana Shevel was elected President of the American Association for Ukrainian Studies (AAUS) for 2019-2021 and was awarded a Research Fellowship at the Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute (HURI) for Spring 2020 semester.

More detailed information on completed and ongoing research can be found on the individual faculty web pages.