Faculty & Staff

Andrew BloeserB.A., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign

Brian Harward, (chair),B.A., Gettysburg College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia.

Shanna Kirschner, B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan. Middle East Politics; ethnic conflict; Civil War; International Institutions.

Shannan MattiaceB.A., Central College; Ph.D., University of Texas (Austin). Comparative Politics (Latin America); social movements; indigenous politics; criminal violence and security; immigration policy; transitional justice.

Rebecca Oliver, B.S., Universite de Montreal; Ph.D. Northwestern University.

Sharon Wesoky, B.A., Brandeis University; M.A., Ph.D., Cornell University. Chinese politics; transnationalism; gender politics and society.

Tarah Williams, B.A., Ph.D., The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. American politics, political psychology, public opinion, gender, race, voting behavior, research design, experimental research, public policy.

Faculty Emeriti:

Robert Seddig, A.B., Carleton College.  M.A., Ph.D. Princeton University

Bruce Smith (In memoriam), B.A., Ph.D., Rutgers University. Political theory; politics and literature; American political thought.

Howard Tamashiro, B.A., University of Hawaii; Ph.D., Ohio State University

Selected Faculty Publications/Achievements