Political Science Full-Time Faculty
Jose A. Aleman, Ph.D.
Office: 662 Faber Hall
Areas of expertise: comparative political economy, democratic institutions, social science methodology
Idalia Bastiaens, Ph.D.
Office: 666 Faber Hall
Areas of expertise: international political economy, international development, globalization, foreign direct investment, international trade liberalization
William P. Baumgarth, Ph.D.
Office: 673 Faber Hall
Areas of expertise: classical, medieval, modern, and contemporary political philosophy, Aquinas, Machiavell, von Hayek
Bruce F. Berg, Ph.D.
Office: 670 Faber Hall
Areas of expertise: U.S. health and social policy, interest groups, federal-state relations, New York City politics
Susan A. Berger, Ph.D.
Office: Lowenstein 917-E
Areas of expertise: comparative politics, Latin American politics, political economy of development, immigration, Guatemalan politics, gender
Jonathan Crystal, Ph.D.
Associate Vice President and Associate Chief Academic Officer, Office of the Provost
Office: Cunniffe House 225
Areas of expertise: international political economy, economic globalization, politics of international trade and investment
Anjali K. Dayal, Ph.D.
Office: Lowenstein 403H
Areas of expertise: international organizations, United Nations, peacekeeping, peace processes, post-conflict transitions, human rights
Thomas De Luca, Jr., Ph.D.
Director, International Studies Program
Office: Lowenstein 925-F
Areas of expertise: American politics, democratic theory, constitutional law, comparative democratization, terrorism
John P. Entelis, Ph.D.
Director, Middle East Studies Program
Office: 678 Faber Hall
Areas of expertise: comparative politics of the Middle East and North Africa, cultural politics, political parties, revolutions, Islam and democracy
Nicole Fermon, Ph.D.
Office: Lowenstein 925-D
Areas of expertise: political theory, feminist thought, history of political thought (ancient, modern, and contemporary), democracy, nationalism, women’s studies, film
Richard Fleisher, Ph.D.
Office: 674 Faber Hall
Areas of expertise: political institutions and processes, U.S. Congress, political parties, elections, partisan polarization
Christina Greer, Ph.D.
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.
Assistant Professor, Political Science
Office: 667 Faber Hall
Areas of expertise: political institutions, political parties, and measuring effects of campaigns on election results
Annika Hinze, Ph.D.
Office: 676 Faber Hall
Areas of expertise: urban comparative politics, politics of immigration, religious, ethnic, and national identity, urban neighborhood space
Robert J. Hume, Ph.D.
Office: 669 Faber Hall
Areas of expertise: constitutional law, judicial policy development, religion and the law, impact of state supreme courts on same-sex marriage policy, impact of the U.S. Courts of Appeals on the federal bureaucracy, language strategies used by judges to advance implementation goals
Melissa Labonte, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Office: 664 Faber Hall
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.
(on leave for the 2016-2017 academic year)
Office: Lowenstein 917-F
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.
Office: 672 Faber Hall
Areas of expertise: American politics, public opinion, congressional elections, women and politics, religion and politics, voting behavior, media and politics, survey research
Olena Nikolayenko, Ph.D.
Office: 677 Faber Hall
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Areas of expertise: comparative democratization, social movements, public opinion, youth, Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Union
Nicholas Tampio, Ph.D.
(on leave - Fall 2016)
Office: 665 Faber Hall
Areas of expertise: political theory, Islamic political thought, contemporary political theory, Deleuze, Kant