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Political Science Faculty

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John Hird, Professor and Chair of Department, B.A., Dickinson, 1980; M.A., Virginia, 1982; M.P.P., 1986; Ph.D., 1999.

Amel Ahmed, Assistant Professor, B.A., Dartmouth, 1996; Certificate Degree, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 1997; Ph.D., Pennsylvania, 2006.

Roberto Alejandro Rivera, Professor, B.A., Puerto Rico, 1977; M.A., Princeton, 1986; Ph.D., 1989.

Sonia Alvarez, Professor, B.A., Smith, 1978; M.A., Yale, 1979; M.Phil., 1980; Ph.D., 1986.

Ivan Ascher, Assistant Professor, A.B., Brown, 1993; M.A., California at Berkeley, 1997; Ph.D., 2007.

Maryann Barakso, Assistant Professor, B.A., Barnard, 1990; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2001.

Angelica Bernal, Assistant Professor, B.A., Wellesley, 1998; Ph.D., Yale, 2008.

John Brigham, Professor, B.A., California at Berkeley, 1967; M.A., Wisconsin, 1970; Ph.D., California at Santa Barbara, 1974.

Brenda K. Bushouse, Assistant Professor, B.A., Kalamazoo College, 1988; M.P.A., Syracuse, Maxwell School of Citizenship, 1992; Ph.D., Indiana, 1998.

Charli Carpenter, Assistant Professor, B.A., New Mexico State, 1996; M.A., 1998; Ph.D., Oregon, 2003.

Barbara R. Cruikshank, Associate Professor, B.S., California at Berkeley, 1984; Ph.D., Minnesota, 1993.

Diane Curtis, Assistant Professor, B.A., New York University, 1988; J.D., New York University School of Law, 1994.

Carlene Edie, Professor, B.A., California at Los Angeles, 1977; M.A., 1979; Ph.D., 1984.

Jane Fountain, Professor, B.Mus., Boston Conservatory of Music, 1977; Ed.M., Harvard, 1982; M.A., Yale, 1986; M.A., 1987; M.Phil., 1988; Ph.D., 1990.

Sheldon Goldman, Professor, B.A., New York University, 1961; M.A., Harvard, 1964; Ph.D., 1965.

Peter M. Haas, Professor, B.A., Michigan, 1977; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1986.

Raymond J. LaRaja, Assistant Professor, A.B., Harvard, 1987; M.P.P., 1992; Ph.D., Berkeley, 2001.

Rahsaan Maxwell, Assistant Professor, B.A., Pennsylvania, 1998; M.A., California at Berkeley, 2002; Ph.D., 2008.

Tatishe Nteta, Assistant Professor, B.A., Maryland at College Park, 1998; M.A., California at Berkeley, 2000; Ph.D., 2007.

M. J. Peterson, Professor, B.A., Upsala, 1971; M.A., Columbia, 1973; Ph.D., 1976.

Laura Reed, Assistant Professor, A.B., Harvard, 1982; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1995.

Jesse Rhodes, Assistant Professor, B.A., Juniata College, 2003; M.A., Virginia at Charlottesville, 2005; Ph.D., 2008.

Dean Robinson, Associate Professor, A.B., Stanford, 1988; M.A., M. Phil., Yale, 1991; Ph.D., 1995.

Srirupa Roy, Associate Professor, B.A., Dartmouth College, 1992; Ph.D., Pennsylvania, 1999.

Fredrick Schaffer, Assistant Professor, B.A., Bucknell, 1984; M.A., California at Berkeley, 1994; Ph.D., 1994.

Brian Schaffner, Associate Professor, B.A., Georgia 1997; Ph.D., Indiana, 2002.

Jillian Schwedler, Associate Professor, B.A., New York University, 1988; M.A., 1992; Ph.D., 2000.

Stuart Shulman, Assistant Professor, B.A., Boston University, 1989; Ph.D., Oregon, 1999.

Nicholas Xenos, Professor, B.A., New York University, 1972; M.A., Michigan, 1974; Ph.D., Princeton, 1984.

Political Science | Courses | Faculty