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Political Methodology Faculty

Larry M. Bartels
Professor
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions
May Werthan Shayne Chair of Public Policy and Social Science
Office Hours: By appointment.
Email
615-322-6227
337 Commons Center
Specializations: Public opinion; Campaigns and elections; Representation; Public policy
Brett V. Benson
Associate Professor
Affiliated Faculty, Asian Studies Program
Office Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays 11:10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Email
Website
615-322-2702
330 Commons Center
Specializations: International Relations Theory; Political Economy of Conflict; Formal Methods; East Asian Relations
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
Joshua D. Clinton
Professor
Abby and Jon Winkelried Chair
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions
Editor in Chief, Quarterly Journal of Political Science
Office Hours: Wednesdays 8:00-9:00 a.m., 1:00-2:00 p.m., and by appointment
Email
Website
936-7984
334 Commons Center
Specializations: Congressional politics; Campaigns and elections; Statistics
Suzanne Globetti
Assistant Professor (non-tenure track)
Office Hours: Tuesdays 12:30-2:00 p.m. and Wednesdays 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Email
615-343-2434
357 Commons Center
Specializations: Political behavior
Cindy D. Kam
Professor
William R. Kenan, Jr. Chair
Director, Research on Individuals, Politics & Society Lab
Professor of Psychology (by courtesy)
Professor of Medicine, Health and Society (by courtesy)
Office Hours: Mondays 1:30‐3pm, by appointment, or by dropping in.
Email
615-322-4946
343 Commons Center
Specializations: Political psychology; Public opinion; Participation; Political methodology
Brenton Kenkel
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Thursdays from 11:00 a.m. – 12:55 p.m.
Email
Website
615-322-6222
324 Commons Center
Specializations: International Relations Theory, War and Conflict, Formal Modeling, Statistics
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
 Bradley C. Smith
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Wednesdays 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Email
Website
329 Commons Center
Specializations: International Relations Theory, Formal Modeling, Statistics
Alan Wiseman
Professor
Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair
Professor of Law (by courtesy)
Email
Website
615-322-6241
336 Commons Center
Specializations: American Political Institutions; Formal Theory and Quantitative Methods; Positive Political Economy; Legislative Politics; Bureaucracy and Regulatory Politics