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International Relations Faculty

Brett V. Benson
Associate Professor
Affiliated Faculty, Asian Studies Program
Email
Website
615-322-2702
330 Commons Center
Specializations: International Relations Theory; Political Economy of Conflict; Formal Methods; East Asian Relations
Peter Bils
Assistant Professor
Email
Website
354 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Economy; American Political Institutions; Formal Theory
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
Andrew J. Coe
Assistant Professor
Director of the ROCCA Lab
Email
Website
615-343-2434
357 Commons Center
Specializations: Causes and Consequences of War, Nuclear Proliferation and Nonproliferation, Formal Models
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
Brenton Kenkel
Assistant Professor
Email
Website
615-322-6222
324 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Economy of Conflict, International Relations Theory, Game Theory, Statistics
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
Emily Hencken Ritter
Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Monday 2:30 PM-4:30 PM or by appointment 
Email
Website
615-936-9795
338 Commons Center
Specializations: Human Rights, Repression and Protest, International and Civil Conflict, Comparative Courts, International Organizations, Game Theory
Peter Schram
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Monday 4:00 PM-5:00 PM
Email
Website
615-875-1723
328 Commons Center
Specializations: International Relations; Political Economy; Political Violence; Political Economy of Development; Applied Microeconomics
Bradley C. Smith
Assistant Professor
Email
Website
615-875-1759
329 Commons Center
Specializations: International Relations Theory, Formal Modeling, Statistics