Andrew Bloeser, B.A., University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Illinois-Urbana-Champaign
Zachary Callen, B.A., MS., Illinois State University, M.S., Ph.D., The University of Chicago
Brian Harward, B.A., Gettysburg College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Georgia.
Shanna Kirschner, (chair), B.A., Carleton College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Michigan. Middle East Politics; ethnic conflict; Civil War; International Institutions.
Shannan Mattiace, B.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.
Sarah Holt, Quigley Hall Coordinator, B.S., Penn State University
Robert Seddig, A.B., Carleton College. M.A., Ph.D. Princeton University
Bruce Smith, 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
- Ley, Sandra, Shannan Mattiace, and Guillermo Trejo. 2019. Indigenous Resistance to Criminal Governance: Why Regional Ethnic Autonomy Institutions Protect Communities from Narco Rule in Mexico. Latin American Research Review
- Harry Frank Guggenheim award to support research on “Criminal Violence and Indigenous Resistance. Why Ethnic Autonomy Institutions Deter Drug Violence in Mexico”
- “25 Years of Feminist NGOs in China: Reflections on Neoliberalism and its Resistances”
- “The Partisan Electoral Effect of EU Structural and Investment Funds in French European Parliament Elections”
- The Sense of Injustice and the Origin of Modern Democracy
- Fulbright Core Award for teaching and research at the Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
- “Repurposing the Administrative State.”
- “Uncultured: Civil War and Cultural Policy”
- Not Just a Laughing Matter: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Political Humor in Modern China
- Railroads and American Political Development: Infrastructure, Federalism, and State Building
- Trust and Fear in Civil Wars: Ending Intrastate Conflicts
- “Politics at the local-global intersection: meanings of bentuhua and transnational feminism in China”
- “Congressional Response to Statements of Administration Policy and Presidential Signing Statements”
- The American Presidency in Times of Crisis
- “The Calculus of Co-sponsorship in the U.S. Senate”
- The Sage/Congressional Quarterly Press Award for Teaching Innovation