Nazli Avdan
Assistant Professor
504F Blake Hall

International Relations and Quantitative Methodology
International migration, transnational terrorism, human trafficking and organized crime, quantitative methods



Christina Bejarano
Associate Professor
Areas of interest: U.S. Politics, Racial/Ethnic Minority Political Behavior, Latino Politics, Women and Politics, Political Psychology


Hannah Britton
Associate Professor
Blake Hall, Room 504E

Gender and Politics, African Politics, Feminist Theory and Methodology, Comparative Politics


Gail Buttorff
Assistant Professor
Blake Hall, Room 407

Comparative Politics, gender and electoral politics in the MENA, formal theory, and methodology.





Alesha Doan
Associate Professor School of Public Affairs & Administration; Political Science

Public Policy, Social Policy, Reproductive Policy, Women and Politics, and Research Design



Dr. Don Haider-Markel
Professor, Chair, Political Science
518 Blake Hall

Public policy, American politics, public opinion, criminal justice, civil rights, terrorism

Paul Johnson
Professor, Director, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis
Watson Library, Room 470

Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis, 1988

American Politics; interest group politics; Methodology; statistics; agent-based modeling; social choice & game theory; programming; Mathematics


Mark Joslyn
Professor, Graduate Director
Blake Hall, Room 313

American Politics, Voting Behavior, Public Opinion, Research Methods




John Kennedy
Associate Professor
521 Blake
Comparative politics, Chinese politics, rural political development.
Dr. Burdett Loomis
Blake Hall, Room 515

American politics, Congress, Interest groups, State legislatures



Dr. Patrick Miller
Assistant Professor
Blake Hall, Room 519

Public Opinion, Political Psychology, Elections and Voting Behavior, Political Communication, Racial Politics, Survey and Experimental Methods



Dr. Mariya Omelicheva
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Blake Hall, Room 409

Security Policy, State Security and Human Rights, Human Rights Law, Non-governmental Actors of World Politics



Gary M Reich
Associate Professor
414 Blake

Comparative politics, political institutions, democratization, Latin American politics





Robert Rohrschneider
Sir Robert Worcester Distinguished Professor of Political Science
Blake Hall, Room 525

Sir Robert Worcester Distinguished Professor of International Public Opinion and Survey Research.
Comparative Public Opinion, political parties, democratic representation in western and Central-Eastern Europe




Paul Schumaker
Blake Hall, Room 522

Political Theory, Public Policy, Community Politics




Clayton Webb
Assistant Professor, Political Science
Blake Hall, Room 405

Foreign Policy, International Political Economy, Financial Markets, Research Methods

Jiso Yoon
Assistant Professor
Blake Hall, Room 411

Comparative Public Policy, Comparative Political Communication, East Asian Politics




Instructors and Affiliates

Alan Arwine
Blake Hall, Room 520

International Relations, International Political Economy, American Foreign Policy, the American Presidency, and Political Behavior



Mary Banwart
Associate Professor, Director of the Institute for Leadership Studies
Bailey Hall, Room 104B

Political Campaign Communications
Influence of Gender in Campaigns

David Brichoux
Lecturer, Political Science
412 Blake Hall

public opinion, media, political behavior, political psychology

Jay Childers
Affiliate Instructor, Political Science, Associate Professor, Communication Studies
101 Bailey Hall

Rhetoric and Political Communication

Public Sphere Theory
Deliberative Democracy
Civic Engagement
Presidential Rhetoric

Jonathan Clark
Courtesy Professor, Political Science, Hall Distinguished Professor of British History, Dept. of History

Religion, political thought, literary culture, historiography and politics in Britain from 1660–1832.

Dorothy Daley
Courtesy Associate Professor
4060M Wescoe

Environmental Policy, Hazardous Waste, State Politics, Urban Redevelopment


Dr. Ron Francisco
Professor Emeritus

Ph.D. Illinois, 1976

comparative politics, protest and repression

Protest and coercion data
    (28 European Countries 1980-1995)
  created by Prof. Ron Francisco


Carolyn Johnson
Lecturer, Political Science
516 Blake Hall

Constitutional Law




Ben Jones
Lecturer, Political Science
504D Blake Hall

Political theory, religion and politics, public policy

Dr. Pete Rowland
Professor Emeritus

PhD Political Science/Political Psychology University of Houston, Houston, Texas, 1978
Post-Doc Exchange Fellow, Jury Psychology & Decision Making, Univ. of KS, 1988

Professor Emeritus

Urban Politics, Public Policy, Public Opinion and Public Policy



Sir Robert Worcester
Adjunct Professor, Political Science

Sir Robert is the Founder of MORI (Market & Opinion Research International), London. He is a Past-President of the World Association for Public Opinion Research (WAPOR). In 2005 he was appointed by Her Majesty the Queen a Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (KBE) in recognition of the “outstanding services rendered to political, social and economic research and for contribution to government policy and programmes.”


Michael Wuthrich
Instructor, Assistant Director in the Center for Global and International Studies

Teaching and Research Interests:

Comparative Politics, Middle East Politics, Parties and Party Systems, Electoral Behavior, Religion and Politics, Nationalism and Politics

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