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American Politics Faculty

Allison Anoll
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Spring 2021: Thursdays 12:30pm - 2:30pm via Zoom (tinyurl.com/11tho4q7)
Email
Website
365 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Behavior; Race and Ethnic Politics; Political Participation; Mass Incarceration
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: Fall 2020: Mondays 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Email
615-322-6227
337 Commons Center
Specializations: Public opinion; Campaigns and elections; Representation; Public policy
Peter Bils
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Spring 2021: Wednesdays 2:00pm - 4:00pm via Zoom
Email
Website
354 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Economy; American Political Institutions; Formal Theory
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: Spring 2021: Mondays 4:00pm - 5:00pm; sign up at https://calendly.com/josh-clinton/office-hours-meeting
Email
Website
615-936-7984
334 Commons Center
Specializations: Congressional politics; Campaigns and elections; Public opinion; Statistics
John G. Geer
Ginny and Conner Searcy Dean of the College of Arts and Science
Professor of Political Science
Professor of Public Policy and Education
Co-Director, Vanderbilt Poll
Email
Website
615-936-6366
404 Buttrick Hall
Specializations: Public Opinion; Campaigns and Elections; Mass Media
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: Spring 2021: Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:00am - 12:00pm and by appointment; sign up at https://calendly.com/prof-kam/office-hours
Email
615-322-4946
343 Commons Center
Specializations: Political psychology; Public opinion; Participation
Eunji Kim
Assistant Professor
Email
Website
Commons 353
Specializations: Public Opinion; Political Communication; Political Psychology
David E. Lewis
Professor
Rebecca Webb Wilson University Distinguished Professor
Professor of Law (by courtesy)
Office Hours: Spring 2021: Mondays 4:30pm - 6:00pm and Thursdays 11:00am - 12:00pm
Email
Website
615-322-6228
333 Commons Center
Specializations: Presidency; Public Administration; Bureaucracy
Jon Meacham
Carolyn T. and Robert M. Rogers Chair in American Presidency
Office Hours: By appointment.
Edward Rubin
University Professor
University Professor of Law
Office Hours: By appointment: email ed.rubin@vanderbilt.edu
Email
615-322-5620
356 Commons Center and 246 Law School
Specializations: Law; Administrative Governance; Legal Theory
Carrie Archie Russell
Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Education, College of Arts & Sciences
Senior Lecturer
Director of Pre-Law Advising
Office Hours:  Spring 2021: Tuesdays & Thursdays 9:30am - 11:30am via Zoom; sign up at https://calendly.com/prelaw
Email
615-322-5023
359 Commons Center
Specializations: Public Law, Identity Politics, Southern Politics
John Sides
William R. Kenan, Jr. Chair
Professor
Office Hours: Spring 2021: In person Tuesdays 1:30pm - 3:00pm Online Wednesdays 8:30am - 9:30am (https://tinyurl.com/yyfbbjwb)
Email
367 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Behavior; Comparative Politics
Sharece Thrower
Associate Professor
Email
Website
615-322-8024
329 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Institutions; The Presidency and Executive Branch; Separation of Powers; Inter-Branch Policymaking
Alan Wiseman
Chair
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