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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
Associate Chair
Associate Professor
Associate Professor of Sociology (by courtesy)
Office Hours: Fall 2019: Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00am - 12:00pm and by appointment
Email
615-322-6236
339 Commons Center
Specializations: Democracy; Local development: Migration; Latin America
Jennifer M. Larson
Associate Professor
Office Hours: Fall 2019: Tuesdays 3:30pm - 4:30 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
Tariq Thachil
Placement Director
Associate Professor
Affiliated Faculty, Asian Studies Program
Office Hours: Fall 2019: By appointment with 48 hours notice (email: tariq.thachil@vanderbilt.edu)
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