University of Vermont

The College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Political Science


Faculty - Peter VonDoepp

Peter VonDoepp Associate Professor (2005)

Associate Dean Honors Colllege (AY 2015-2016)

  • B.A., University of New Hampshire
  • M.A., University of Florida
  • Ph.D., University of Florida
  • Curriculum Vitae
Area of expertise

Comparative Politics, African Politics

Contact Information
Office: Old Mill Room 535
Phone: 802.656.4451

Office Hours: Tuesday/Thursday - 2:45-4:30; Wednesday - 10:00-11:30 or by appointment.

Professor VonDoepp focuses on African politics with specific attention to democratization-related issues. His most recent work examines the politics of judicial development in new southern African democracies. He is co-editor of The Fate of Africa's Democratic Experiments: Elites and Institutions (Indiana, 2005). His work appears in Studies in Comparative International Development, Political Science Quarterly, Journal of Modern African Studies, Commonwealth and Comparative Politics and several edited volumes. His courses include Religion and Politics, Comparative Democratization and African Politics.