Political Science Faculty
Jonathan T. Hiskey (email)
Associate Professor of Political Science, (Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh). Political economy of local development in Mexico, development implications of political transitions taking place across Latin America; development consequences of Mexico’s recent political transition.
Cecilia Hyunjung Mo (email)
Assistant Professor of Political Science, (Ph.D., Stanford University) with a courtesy appointment at the Peabody College of Education and Human Development. Her research and teaching interests include a broad array of issues in political behavior, public policy, and the political economy of development.
Efrén O. Pérez (email)
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Assistant Professor (by courtesy) of Sociology (Ph.D., Duke University). Faculty Affiliate of the Latin American Public Opinion Project; political psychology, Latin public opinion, and anti-immigrant bias.
Mitchell A. Seligson (email)
Centennial Professor of Political Science (Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh); Founder and Senior Advisor, Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP). Democratization, Latin American politics, political economy of development, peasant politics, land tenure.
Elizabeth Zechmeister (email)
Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of LAPOP (Ph.D., Duke University). Comparative political participation and voting behavior in Mexico, Peru and throughout Latin America; the significance of “left” and “right” in Latin America; the use of experiments in political science research.