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American Politics Faculty

Allison Anoll
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Fall 2021: Mondays 12:30pm - 2:30pm
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 2021: Mondays 3:00pm - 5:00pm or by appointment
Email
615-322-6227
337 Commons Center
Specializations: Public opinion; Campaigns and elections; Representation; Public policy
Peter Bils
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Fall 2021: Tuesdays 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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   Executive Board Member, Data Science Institute
Email
Website
615-936-7984
334 Commons Center
Specializations: Congressional politics; Campaigns and elections; Public opinion; Statistics
John Dearborn
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Fall 2021: Mondays 1:00pm - 3:00pm or by appointment
Email
Website
356 Commons Center
Specializations: Presidency and Executive Branch, Congress, American Political Development, American Political Thought, Archival Methods
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: Fall 2021: Tuesdays & Thursdays 11:00am - 12:00pm and by appointment
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 Leadership, Policy, and Organizations, Peabody College of Education
Professor of Law (by courtesy)
Office Hours: Fall 2021: Mondays and Fridays 3:00pm - 5:00pm
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
Leah Rosenstiel
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Fall 2021: Mondays and Wednesdays 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Email
Website
342 Commons Center
Specializations: Congress, American Political Institutions, Public Policy
Edward Rubin
University Professor
University Professor of Law
Email
615-322-5620
322 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
Email
615-322-5023
359 Commons Center
Specializations: Public Law, Identity Politics, Southern Politics
John Sides
William R. Kenan, Jr. Chair
Professor
Office Hours: Fall 2021: Thursdays 1:00pm - 3:00pm
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