- J. D. Bowen
- Ellen Carnaghan
- Robert Cropf
- Christopher Duncan
- James Gilsinan
- Ruth Groff
- Morgan Hazelton
- Nori Katagiri
- Michelle Lorenzini
- Wynne Moskop
- Steven Rogers
- Robert Strikwerda
- Emmanuel Uwalaka
- Kenneth Warren
- Penny Weiss
- Emeriti Faculty
- Student and Alumni Profiles
- Affirmative Action Policy
Political Science Department Full-Time Faculty
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Dr. J.D. Bowen, Associate Professor of Political Science, specializes in the areas of Latin American politics, race and ethnicity, U.S. foreign policy, and elite politics.
Dr. Ellen Carnaghan, Professor of Political Science and department chair, teaches and conducts research in the areas of Russian politics, post-communist politics, and political change, including democratization and social movements.
Dr. Robert Cropf, Professor of Political Science, teaches and conducts research in the area of public policy.
Dr. Christopher Duncan, Professor of Political Science and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, specializes in political theory, especially religion and politics and American political thought.
Dr. James Gilsinan, Professor of Political Science, teaches and conducts research in the area of public policy and criminology.
Dr. Ruth Groff, Associate Professor of Political Science, teaches courses and conducts research examining philosophical theories of Western social and political thought.
Dr. Morgan Hazelton, Assistant Professor of Political Science, teaches courses in judicial politics, constitutional law, and research methods.
Dr. Nori Katagiri, Assistant Professor of Political Science, specializes in international relations, security studies, and East Asia.
Dr. Michelle Lorenzini, Assistant Professor of Political Science, teaches courses in the areas of international political economy, comparative political economy, and international relations. Her research concentrates on globalization and the politics of financial development in developing countries. Each year Dr. Lorenzini organizes the annual Atlas Week Program.
Dr. William McCormick, S. J., Assistant Professor of Political Science, teaches introduction to politics and courses in political theory. His research focuses on medieval political thought, religion and politics, political theology, political theory and intellectual history, and Catholic social teaching.
Matthew Millard, Instructor in Political Sciences, is interested in international conflict processes, learning in international relations, alliances, and rivalries.
Dr. Wynne Moskop, Associate Professor of Political Science, focuses on the areas of political leadership, the role of gender and multiculturalism in politics, and constitutionalism. Her research focuses on the relationship between theory and political leadership.
Dr. Steven Rogers, Assistant Professor of Political Science, specializes in American politics and political methodology.
Dr. Robert Strikwerda, Associate Professor of Political Science and Women's Studies, is director of the internship program as well as the Global and Local Social Justice Certificate program. He specializes in gender and politics, feminist political theory, and qualitative research methods as applied to gender and cultural issues.
Dr. Emmanuel Uwalaka, Associate Professor of Political Science, teaches courses and performs research in the area of African politics, including international relations of Africa. He also teaches classes on comparative government and research methods.
Dr. Kenneth Warren, Professor of Political Science teaches courses and conducts research in the areas of American politics, polling, elections, and national policy. He also conducts polls for the media, government, and other clients.
Dr. Penny Weiss, Professor of Women's Studies and Director of Women's Studies, teaches and conducts research in the areas of political theory, specifically feminist theory.