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Administration

Alan Wiseman
Chair
Professor
Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair
Professor of Law (by courtesy)
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 - 11:00 am, or by appointment
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
Cindy D. Kam
Associate Chair
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: Wednesdays 2‐3:30pm, by appointment
Email
615-322-4946
343 Commons Center
Specializations: Political psychology; Public opinion; Participation
Jonathan Hiskey
Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Sociology (by courtesy)
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 1:30-3:00 p.m. and by appointment.
Email
615-322-6236
339 Commons Center
Specializations: Democracy; Local development: Migration; Latin America
Brenton Kenkel
Placement Director
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Wednesdays, 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Email
Website
615-322-6222
324 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Economy of Conflict, International Relations Theory, Game Theory, Statistics
Carrie Archie Russell
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Senior Lecturer
Director of Pre-Law Advising
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm and by appointment. Students interested in pre-law advising office hours should contact Professor Russell via email.  
Email
615-322-5023
359 Commons Center
Specializations: Public Law, Identity Politics, Southern Politics
Melissa VandeWater
Administrative Manager
Email
615-322-2848
355B Commons Center
Tonya Mills
Program Manager - Grants and Finance (LAPOP)
Email
615-322-6242
304F Commons Center
Heather L. Selke
Grants Manager
Email
615-343-6022
Commons Center 304D
Darlene Davidson
Graduate Coordinator
Email
615-322-6781
355 Commons Center
Tina J. Bembry
Undergraduate Coordinator
Office Hours: 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Email
615-322-6222
355 Commons Center