Political Science Full-Time Faculty

Jose A. Aleman, Ph.D.
Office: 662 Faber Hall
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-817-3955
Areas of expertise: comparative political economy, democratic institutions, social science methodology

Idalia Bastiaens, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office: 666 Faber Hall
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-817-3966
Areas of expertise: international political economy, international development, globalization, foreign direct investment, international trade liberalization

Bruce F. Berg, Ph.D.
Office: 670 Faber Hall
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-817-3958
Areas of expertise: U.S. health and social policy, interest groups, federal-state relations, New York City politics

Jonathan Crystal, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Vice Provost
Associate Vice President and Associate Chief Academic Officer
Office: Cunniffe House 225
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-817-0136
Areas of expertise: international political economy, economic globalization, politics of international trade and investment

Ivelisse Cuevas-Molina, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: 671 Faber Hall
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-817-3969
Areas of expertise: political participation, survey methodology, and racial and ethnic politics in the United States

Anjali K. Dayal, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office: Lowenstein 403H
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 212-636-7863
Areas of expertise: international organizations, United Nations, peacekeeping, peace processes, post-conflict transitions, human rights

Thomas De Luca, Jr., Ph.D.
Office: Lowenstein 925-F
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 212-636-6384
Areas of expertise: American politics, democratic theory, constitutional law, comparative democratization, terrorism

John P. Entelis, Ph.D.
Office: 678 Faber Hall
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-817-3953
Areas of expertise: comparative politics of the Middle East and North Africa, cultural politics, political parties, revolutions, Islam and democracy

Christina Greer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies (Lincoln Center)
Advising Email: [email protected]
Areas of expertise: American politics, race and ethnic politics, urban politics, quantitative methods, Congress, New York City and New York State politics, public opinion, elections

Boris Heersink, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Associate Chair for Undergraduate Studies
Office: 667 Faber Hall
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-817-3967
Areas of expertise: political institutions, political parties, and measuring effects of campaigns on election results

Annika Hinze, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office: 676 Faber Hall
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-817-3960
Areas of expertise: urban comparative politics, politics of immigration, religious, ethnic, and national identity, urban neighborhood space

Robert J. Hume, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Office: 669 Faber Hall
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-817-3964
Areas of expertise: constitutional law, judicial politics

Nojang Khatami
Assistant Professor
Office: Lowenstein 923-B
Email: [email protected]
Phone: (212) 636-6362
Areas of expertise: history of political thought, democratic theory, Islam and democracy, aesthetics, revolutions, social movements, contemporary political theory

Melissa Labonte, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office: 664 Faber Hall
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-817-3959
Areas of expertise: United Nations system, humanitarian politics, peacebuilding, multilateral peace operations, conflict resolution, human rights, and West African politics

Sarah P. Lockhart, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Director, International Studies Program
Office: Lowenstein 925-D
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 212-636-6378
Areas of expertise: international relations, comparative politics, civil wars, conflict and political economy, post-conflict economic transitions, international migration policy

Monika L. McDermott, Ph.D.
Director, M.A. in Elections and Campaign Management (ECM)
Office: 672 Faber Hall
Email: [email protected]
Advising Email (ECM Program): [email protected]
Phone: 718-817-3963
Areas of expertise: American politics, public opinion, congressional elections, women and politics, religion and politics, voting behavior, media and politics, survey research

Casey McNeill, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: 674 Faber Hall
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-817-3952
Areas of expertise: global security, US foreign policy

Zein Murib, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office: Lowenstein 917-F
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 212-930-8848
Areas of expertise: Gender and sexuality, interest groups and social movements, marginalized political identities in US politics

Olena Nikolayenko, Ph.D.
Department Chair
Office: 677 Faber Hall
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-817-3961
Areas of expertise: comparative democratization, social movements, public opinion, youth, Eastern Europe, and the former Soviet Union

Jacob Smith, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Office: Faber 673
Email: [email protected]
Areas of expertise: American politics, congressional elections, congress, disabilities in politics, Public policy

Nicholas Tampio, Ph.D.
Office: 665 Faber Hall
Email: [email protected]
Phone: 718-817-3962
Areas of expertise: history of political thought, contemporary political theory, education policy

Christopher Toulouse, Ph.D.
Email: [email protected]
Areas of expertise: international studies, politics of cyberspace