Associate Professor (2005)

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.

VonDoepp UVM poly sci

Areas of Expertise and/or Research

Comparative Politics, African Politics


  • B.A., University of New Hampshire
  • M.A., University of Florida
  • Ph.D., University of Florida


  • 802-656-4451
Office Location:

Old Mill Room 535

Office Hours:

M/W/F - 12:00-2:00 or by appointment