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American Politics

  • Marisa A. Abrajano, Associate Professor. PhD, NYU. American politics
  • Amy B. Bridges, Professor. PhD, University of Chicago. American politics, urban politics
  • Steven P. Erie, Professor; Director, Urban Studies Program. PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. American politics, urban politics
  • James H. Fowler, Professor, Political Science and Medicine. PhD, Harvard University. American Politics, Methodology
  • Zoltan L. Hajnal, Professor. PhD,University of Chicago. American politics, ethnic politics
  • Daniel C. Hallin, Adjunct Professor, Communications. PhD, UC Berkeley. Political Behavior, politics of mass communication
  • Seth J. Hill, Assistant Professor. PhD, UCLA. American politics, political methodology, voting behavior, and campaigns and elections
  • Peter H. Irons, Emeritus Professor. PhD,Boston University. JD Harvard University. Public law and politics
  • Gary C. Jacobson, Distinguished Professor. PhD, Yale University. American politics, Congress, elections
  • Samuel Kernell, Distinguished Professor. PhD,UC Berkeley. American politics, presidency
  • Thaddeus B. Kousser, Associate Professor. PhD, UC Berkeley. Legislatures and Legislative Elections, California Politics
  • Richard G. Kronick, Adjunct Professor, Family and Preventive Medicine. PhD, University of Rochester. Health policy
  • Sanford A. Lakoff, Emeritus Professor. PhD, Harvard University. Political thought, science and public policy
  • Samuel L. Popkin, Professor. PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Voting Behavior, comparative politics

Comparative Politics

  • Claire L. Adida, Assistant Professor. PhD, Stanford University. Comparative politics
  • William M. Chandler, Professor. PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Comparative politics, Western Europe
  • Wayne A. Cornelius, Emeritus Professor. PhD, Stanford University. Comparative politics, Latin America
  • Gary W. Cox, Emeritus Professor. PhD,California Institute of Technology. American politics, formal theory, comparative politics
  • Ann L. Craig, Emeritus Professor; Provost, Eleanor Roosevelt College. PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Comparative Politics, Latin America
  • Scott W. Desposato, Associate Professor. PhD, UCLA. Comparative Politics, Latin America, Methodology
  • Paul W. Drake, Emeritus Professor. PhD, Stanford University. Comparative politics, Latin America
  • Karen E. Ferree, Associate Professor. PhD, Harvard University. Comparative Politics
  • Clark C. Gibson, Professor. PhD, Duke University. Comparative politics, environmental politics
  • Peter A. Gourevitch, Distinguished Professor. PhD, Harvard University. Comparative politics, Western Europe, international politics, political economy
  • Germaine A. Hoston, Professor. PhD,Harvard University. Comparative politics
  • Arend Lijphart, Emeritus Professor. PhD, Yale University. Comparative politics, democratic institutions, ethnicity and politics
  • Victor V. Magagna, Associate Professor. PhD, UC Berkeley. Comparative politics, political theory
  • Megumi Naoi, Associate Professor. Ph.D. Columbia University. Comparative Politics, Political Economy, East Asia
  • Simeon Nichter, Assistant Professor. PhD, UC Berkeley. Comparative politics, methdology
  • Samuel L. Popkin, Professor. PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Voting Behavior, comparative politics
  • Philip G. Roeder, Professor. PhD,Harvard University. Authoritarian politics, ethnic policies, post-Soviet politics
  • Sebastian M. Saiegh, Associate Professor. PhD, New York University. Comparative Politics, Latin America
  • Susan L. Shirk, Adjunct Professor, IR/PS. PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Comparative Politics, China
  • Peter H. Smith, Distinguished Professor. PhD, Columbia University. Comparative politics, Latin America
  • Kaare Strom, Distinguished Professor; PhD, Stanford University. Comparative politics, Western Europe, democratic institutions
  • Tom K. Wong, Assistant Professor. PhD, UC Riverside. Comparative politics, immigration, human rights

International Relations

  • J. Lawrence Broz, Associate Professor, Political Science. PhD, University of California, Los Angeles. IPE: central banking, exchange rates, international financial institutions, climate change
  • Peter Cowhey, Professor and Dean, IRPS. PhD, UC Berkeley. IPE: international telecommunications and information policy, internet governance, trade policy
  • Jesse Driscoll, Assistant Professor, IRPS. International relations: statebuilding, civil wars, Central Asia
  • Erik A. Gartzke, Associate Professor, Political Science. PhD, University of Iowa. International security: war, international institutions, nuclear proliferation, alliances, development
  • Peter A. Gourevitch, Distinguished Professor, IRPS. PhD, Harvard University. IPE: corporate governance and corporate social responsibility, economic policy
  • Emilie Hafner-Burton, Professor, IRPS and Political Science. International organizations: international law, IPE, human rights, trade, elections, social networks, regulation
  • Stephan Haggard, Distinguished Professor, IRPS and Political Science. PhD,UC Berkeley. IPE: developing countries, security in Noertheast Asia, political economy of reform
  • Miles Kahler, Distinguished Professor, IRPS and Political Science. PhD,Harvard University. International relations: global governance, international financial and monetary relations and institutions, Asia-Pacific regional institutions, evolution of the nation-state and other units
  • David A. Lake, Distinguished Professor, Political Science. PhD, Cornell University. International relations: IPE, global governance, international security, American foreign policy
  • David R. Mares, Professor, Political Science. PhD, Harvard University. International relations: IPE, international drug trade, international energy, Latin American relations
  • Megumi Naoi, Associate Professor, Political Science. Ph.D. Columbia University. IPE: globalization and trade, East Asia
  • Philip G. Roeder, Professor, Political Science. PhD,Harvard University. International relations: nation-states, secessionism, political institutions
  • Christina J. Schneider, Associate Professor, Political Science. PhD,University of Konstanz. International organizations: IPE, European Union, distributional conflicts
  • Branislav L. Slantchev, Professor, Political Science. PhD,University of Rochester. International security: war and war termination, military coercion, intrawar negotiations, game theory
  • David Victor, Professor, IRPS. IPE: international regulatory regimes, energy and environmental policy, experimental
  • Barbara F. Walter, Professor, IRPS; Adjunct Professor, Political Science. PhD, University of Chicago. International security: internal wars, bargaining and cooperation, terrorism
  • Tom K. Wong, Assistant Professor. PhD, UC Riverside. Comparative politics, immigration, human rights

Methodology


  • Scott W. Desposato, Associate Professor. PhD, UCLA. Comparative Politics, Latin America, methodology
  • James H. Fowler, Professor, PhD, Harvard University. American Politics, Methodology
  • Erik A. Gartzke, Associate Professor. PhD, University of Iowa. International relations, formal/quantitative theory.
  • Seth J. Hill, Assistant Professor. PhD, UCLA. American politics, political methodology, voting behavior, and campaigns and elections
  • Thaddeus B. Kousser, Associate Professor. PhD, UC Berkeley. Legislatures and Legislative Elections, California Politics
  • Simeon Nichter, Assistant Professor. PhD, UC Berkeley. Comparative politics, methdology
  • Branislav L. Slantchev, Professor. PhD, University of Rochester. International relations, game theory
  • David Wiens, Assistant Professor. PhD, University of Michigan. Contemporary political philosophy, philosophy of social science, applied ethics.
  • Langche Zeng, Professor. Ph.D. California Institute of Technology. Quantitative Methods

Political Theory

  • Fonna Forman, Associate Professor. PhD, University of Chicago. Political theory
  • Harvey Goldman, Adjunct Professor, Sociology. PhD, UC Berkeley. Political Theory, comparative social theory
  • Marcel Henaff, Adjunct Professor, Literature. PhD, University of Copenhagen. Political Theory, literature, political philosophy.
  • Alan C. Houston, Professor. PhD, Harvard University. Political theory, Anglo-American thought
  • Gerald L. Mackie, Associate Professor. Ph.D. University of Chicago. Political Theory
  • Tracy B. Strong, Distinguished Professor. PhD, Harvard University. Political Theory, contemporary and continental thought
  • David Wiens, Assistant Professor. PhD, University of Michigan. Contemporary political philosophy, philosophy of social science, applied ethics.