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Comparative Politics Faculty

Katherine Blue Carroll
Assistant Professor (non-tenure track)
Director of Public Policy Studies
Office Hours: Wednesdays from 12:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Email
615-322-6789
360 Commons Center
Specializations: Middle East Politics; Terrorism; U.S. military
Amanda B. Clayton
Director of Placement
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. and by appointment
Email
Website
875-7934
328 Commons Center
Specializations: Comparative Political Economy, Political Institutions, Gender and Politics, Experimental Methods, African Politics
Jonathan Hiskey
Associate Chair
Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Sociology (by courtesy)
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Email
615-322-6236
339 Commons Center
Specializations: Democracy; Local development: Migration; Latin America
Noam Lupu
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP)
Office Hours: Tuesdays from 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Email
Website
615-875-9181
340 Commons Center
Specializations: Representation; Latin American Politics; Political Behavior; Political Parties
Kristin Michelitch
Assistant Professor
Littlejohn Faculty Fellow
Email
Website
615-322-1562
326 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Economy of Development, Political Behavior, Experimental Methods, Public Policy, African Politics
Cecilia Hyunjung Mo
Assistant Professor
Assistant Professor of Public Policy & Education (by courtesy)
Faculty Fellow, Latin American Public Opinion Project
Office Hours: Wednesdays 3:00-5:00 p.m. or by appointment
Email
Website
615-936-9795
338 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Behavior; Political Psychology; Political Economy of Development; Public Policy
Peter Schram
Assistant Professor

328 Commons Center
Specializations: International Relations; Political Economy; Political Violence; Political Economy of Development; Applied Microeconomics
Mitchell A. Seligson
Centennial Professor
Alexander Heard Distinguished Service Professor
Professor of Sociology (by courtesy)
Founder and Senior Advisor, Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP)
Email
Website
615-322-6237
366 Commons Center
Specializations: Comparative politics/Latin America; political behavior; political economy of development
Tariq Thachil
Associate Professor
Affiliated Faculty, Asian Studies Program
Office Hours: For PSCI 3894: Thursdays 2:30-3:30 p.m or by appointment; for PSCI 8310: Thursdays 1:30-2:30 p.m. or by appointment
Email
Website
615-936-7983
354 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Parties; Political Behavior; Ethnic Politics; South Asia
Keith Weghorst
Assistant Professor (non-tenure track)
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 12:20-2:20 p.m.
Email
Website
615-875-8150
353 Commons Center
Specializations: Democratization; Political Parties; Legislative Candidacy; African Politics; Survey Methodology
Elizabeth J. Zechmeister
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science
Director, Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP)
Faculty Affiliate, Research on Individuals, Politics & Society Lab Faculty Affiliate, Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions
Office Hours: Wednesdays 2:00-4:00 p.m.
Email
615-322-5016
344 Commons Center
Specializations: Comparative Politics, Latin American and Mexican Politics, Political Behavior