Faculty Directory/ Concentration Interest
Ellen Andersen, Associate Professor
- American Politics and Civil Rights with particular interest in how individuals and social movements use the law to effect social change.
Eileen Burgin, Associate Professor
- American Politics, U.S. Congress, publishing primarily in the area of Congress and foreign policy and health policy.
John P. Burke, John G. McCullough Professor
of Political Science
- American Politics, the Presidency, Ethics and Public Affairs. His recent work focuses on presidential transitions to office.
Alec Ewald, Associate Professor
- American Politics and Constitutional Law. Current research is on voting rights and institutions of suffrage.
Anthony Gierzynski, Professor
- American Politics, Campaign Finance and Comparative State Politics. He has specific interest in elections, political parties and the mass media.
Deborah Lynn Guber, Associate Professor
- American Politics, National Elections, Electoral Behavior and Public Opinion with particular focus on public opinion and environmental politics.
Lisa Holmes, Associate Professor
- American Politics, Public Law, Gender and Law. Her research focuses on issues of politics in the appointment of federal/state court judges.
Garrison Nelson, Professor
- American Politics, the U.S. Congress, Vermont Elections with special emphasis on political leadership and political parties.
E. Thomas Sullivan, Professor
- American Politics, Corporate Law
- Ellen Andersen, Associate Professor
- International Relations and Comparative Politics
- Robert V. Bartlett, Professor, Department Chair
Gund Chair of Liberal Arts
- Environmental Policy and Politics, Green Politics and Political Theory. Current research focus is on democracy, environmental policy and international jurisprudence.
Caroline Beer, Associate Professor
- Comparative Politics, Latin American Politics; research interests include democratization, political economy and women in politics.
Matthew Carlson, Associate Professor
- Comparative Politics, Asian Politics, with emphasis on political participation, parties, electoral systems, public opinion and international political economy.
Michele Commercio, Associate Professor
- Comparative Politics, with focus on regime transition and ethnic politics in post-Soviet state
- Martha Thomas , Assistant Professor
- International Relations
Peter VonDoepp, Associate Professor
- Comparative Politics, focusing on African politics with specific attention to democratization-related issues
Melissa Willard-Foster, Assistant Professor
- International Relations, focusing on the causes of international conflict and cooperation.
- Robert V. Bartlett, Professor, Department Chair and Gund Chair of Liberal Arts
Jan Feldman, Professor
- Political Theory and Political Culture
Patrick Neal, Professor
- Modern Political Thought; Liberalism and its Critics; Theories of Justice. His research has been focused on the relationship between religion and liberal-democracy.
Bob Pepperman Taylor, Professor
- Political Theory, American Political Thought and Democractic Theory
Alex Zakaras, Associate Professor
- Political Theory, Political Philosophy and History of Political Thought. Interests include the philosophy of democracy and democratic citizenship among others.
- Jan Feldman, Professor
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