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Comparative Politics Faculty

Katherine Blue Carroll
Associate Professor (non-tenure track)
Associate Director of Public Policy Studies
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Monday 11:00 AM-12:30 PM
Email
615-322-6789
360 Commons Center
Specializations: Middle East Politics; Terrorism; U.S. military
Amanda B. Clayton
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Fall 2022: On Leave
Email
Website
615-875-7934
327 Commons Center
Specializations: Comparative Political Economy, Political Institutions, Gender and Politics, Experimental Methods, African Politics
Cassy Dorff
Assistant Professor
Faculty Affiliate, Data Science Institute
Office Hours: Spring 2022: On academic leave for the remainder of this academic year
Email
Website
615-343-0732
Commons 358
Specializations: Political Violence & Conflict; Collective Action; Data Science; Network Analysis
Jonathan Hiskey
Professor
Professor of Sociology (by courtesy)
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Tuesday and Thursday 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Email
615-322-6236
339 Commons Center
Specializations: Democracy; Local development: Migration; Latin America
Jennifer M. Larson
Associate Chair
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor
Email
Website
615-322-6240
332 Commons Center
Specializations: Social Networks, Political Economy of Conflict and Cooperation
Noam Lupu
Associate Professor
Associate Director, Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP)
Office Hours: Spring 2022: by appointment 
Email
Website
615-875-9181
340 Commons Center
Specializations: Representation; Latin American Politics; Political Behavior; Political Parties
Kristin Michelitch
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Spring 2022: by appointment 
Email
Website
615-322-1562
326 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Economy of Development, Political Behavior, Experimental Methods, Public Policy, African Politics
Guillermo Toral
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Spring 2022: by appointment
Email
Website
359 Commons Center
Specializations: Comparative Politics and Political Economy of Development; Governance; Corruption; Bureaucracies; Public Service Delivery
Keith Weghorst
Assistant Professor (non-tenure track)
Email
Website
615-875-8150
351 Commons Center
Specializations: Democratization; Political Parties; Legislative Candidacy; African Politics; Survey Methodology
Erin York
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Tuesday 10:45 AM-12:45 PM
Email
Website
345 Commons Center
Specializations: Authoritarian politics; Politics of the Middle East and North Africa; Political Economy
Elizabeth J. Zechmeister
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science
Director, Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP)
Office Hours: Spring 2022: by appointment 
Email
615-322-5016
344 Commons Center
Specializations: Comparative Politics, Political Behavior and Public Opinion, Latin American Politics, Survey Methodology, Research Design