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Comparative Politics Faculty

Katherine Blue Carroll
Assistant Professor (non-tenure track)
Associate Director of Public Policy Studies
Office Hours: Fall 2019: Mondays 1:00-2:30pm and by appointment.
Email
615-322-6789
360 Commons Center
Specializations: Middle East Politics; Terrorism; U.S. military
Amanda B. Clayton
Assistant Professor
Email
Website
615-875-7934
327 Commons Center
Specializations: Comparative Political Economy, Political Institutions, Gender and Politics, Experimental Methods, African Politics
Jonathan Hiskey
Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Sociology (by courtesy)
Email
615-322-6236
339 Commons Center
Specializations: Democracy; Local development: Migration; Latin America
Jennifer M. Larson
Associate Professor
Office Hours: Spring 2019: Tuesdays from 1-2 pm 
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)
Email
Website
615-875-9181
340 Commons Center
Specializations: Representation; Latin American Politics; Political Behavior; Political Parties
Kristin Michelitch
Assistant Professor
Email
Website
615-322-1562
326 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Economy of Development, Political Behavior, Experimental Methods, Public Policy, African Politics
Mitchell A. Seligson
Centennial Professor
Alexander Heard Distinguished Service Professor
Professor of Sociology (by courtesy)
Founder and Senior Advisor, Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP)
Email
Website
615-322-6237
366 Commons Center
Specializations: Comparative politics/Latin America; political behavior; political economy of development
Tariq Thachil
Associate Professor
Affiliated Faculty, Asian Studies Program
Office Hours: Spring 2019: Wednesdays 3-5 pm or by appointment
Email
Website
615-936-7983
354 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Parties; Political Behavior; Ethnic Politics; South Asia
Keith Weghorst
Assistant Professor (non-tenure track)
Office Hours: Tuesdays 8:00 - 9:15 am
Email
Website
615-875-8150
351 Commons Center
Specializations: Democratization; Political Parties; Legislative Candidacy; African Politics; Survey Methodology
Elizabeth J. Zechmeister
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Political Science
Director, Latin American Public Opinion Project (LAPOP)
Office Hours: Fall 2019: By appointment
Email
615-322-5016
344 Commons Center
Specializations: Comparative Politics, Political Behavior and Public Opinion, Latin American Politics