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Political Methodology

Larry M. Bartels
Professor
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions
May Werthan Shayne Chair of Public Policy and Social Science
Email
615-322-6227
337 Commons Center
Specializations: Public opinion; Campaigns and elections; Representation; Public policy
Brett V. Benson
Associate Professor
Affiliated Faculty, Asian Studies Program
Office Hours: Spring 2019: Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Email
Website
615-322-2702
330 Commons Center
Specializations: International Relations Theory; Political Economy of Conflict; Formal Methods; East Asian Relations
Oscar Castorena
Graduate Student
Fields of study: Comparative Politics, Political Methodology
Email
Website
304K Commons Center
Specializations: Latin American Politics, Political Economy of Development, Representation and Accountability, Public Opinion.
ChaeEun Cho
Graduate Student
Fields of study: International Relations, Political Methodology
Email
315 Commons Center
Specializations: International Conflicts, Nuclear Deterrence, Political Communication, Text Analysis
 Lauren Chojnacki
Graduate Student
Fields of study: American Politics, Political Methodology
Email
315 Commons Center
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
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
Email
Website
615-936-7984
334 Commons Center
Specializations: Congressional politics; Campaigns and elections; Public opinion; Statistics
David Conner
Graduate Student
Fields of study: International Relations, Political Methodology
Email
331 Commons Center
Specializations: Civil Conflict, Weapons Markets, Strategic Decision Making
Maggie Deichert
Graduate Student
Fields of study: American Politics, Political Methodology
Email
362 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Psychology, Decision Making, Experimental Methods
Andrew Engelhardt
Graduate Student
Fields of study: American Politics, Political Methodology
Office Hours: Spring 2019: Tuesday and Thursdays 10 - 11 am
Email
Website
331 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Behavior
Claire Evans
Graduate Student
Fields of study: Comparative Politics, Political Methodology
Office Hours: Spring 2019: Thursdays 1:30-3:00 pm
Email
304E Commons Center
Specializations: Political Behavior and Public Opinion in Latin America
Suzanne Globetti

Office Hours: Tuesdays 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. and Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Email
615-343-2434
357 Commons Center
Specializations: Political behavior
Spencer Hall
Graduate Student
Fields of study: American Politics, Political Methodology
Office Hours: Spring 2019: Thursdays 11:00 am - 1:00 pm  
Email
331 Commons Center
HeeJu Jang
Graduate Student
Fields of study: Comparative Politics, Political Methodology
Office Hours: Spring 2019: Tuesdays and Thursdays 1-2 pm or by appointment
Email
304E Commons Center
Specializations: Immigration, China, Voting
Seung Ho Jung
Graduate Student
Fields of study: International Relations, Political Methodology
Email
315 Commons Center
Specializations: International Security and International Relations of East Asia
Cindy D. Kam
Associate Chair
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: Spring 2019: Wednesdays 1‐3:30pm and by appointment.
Email
615-322-4946
343 Commons Center
Specializations: Political psychology; Public opinion; Participation
Brenton Kenkel
Placement Director
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Spring 2019: Tuesdays, 1pm-3pm
Email
Website
615-322-6222
324 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Economy of Conflict, International Relations Theory, Game Theory, Statistics
Sangeun Cecilia Kim
Graduate Student
Fields of study: Comparative Politics, Political Methodology
Office Hours: Spring 2019: Mondays 1-3pm
Email
304K Commons Center
Specializations: African Politics
Jonathan Klingler

Office Hours: Wednesdays 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Email
615-875-6953
300 Commons Center
Specializations: Public Presidency, Congressional Politics, Political Psychology, Computer-Assisted Text Analysis
Scott Limbocker
Graduate Student
Fields of study: American Politics, Political Methodology
Office Hours: Mondays and Wednesdays 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Email
301D Commons Center
James Martherus
Graduate Student
Fields of study: American Politics, Political Methodology
Email
301D Commons Center
Specializations: Public Opinion; Political Psychology
Sebastian A. Meyer
Graduate Student
Fields of study: Comparative Politics, Political Methodology
Office Hours: Spring 2019: Wednesdays 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Email
304K Commons Center
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
Sean O'Shaughnessy

Office Hours: Wednesdays 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Email
331 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Psychology; Political Behavior; Polarization; Authoritarianism
Daniela Osorio Michel
Graduate Student
Fields of study: Comparative Politics, Political Methodology
Email
304A Commons Center
Christopher Piper
Graduate Student
Fields of study: American Politics, Political Methodology
Email
315 Commons Center
Specializations: American Institutions
Juan Camilo Plata Caviedes
Graduate Student
Fields of study: Comparative Politics, Political Methodology
Email
Website
Specializations: Local Politics, Political Representation
Mariana Ramírez Bustamante
Graduate Student
Fields of study: Comparative Politics, Political Methodology

315 Commons Center
Specializations: Crime and Insecurity; Social and Political Violence; Latin American Politics
Mark D. Richardson

Office Hours: Thursdays 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Email
Website
301D Commons Center
Specializations: Financial Regulation, Regulatory Politics, Public Administration, Presidency and Executive Branch Politics
Emily Hencken Ritter
Associate Professor
Office Hours: 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
Bryan Rooney

Office Hours: Tuesdays from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
Email
Website
312 Commons Center
Specializations: Domestic Political Institutions and International Conflict; Leader Behavior
Carolyn Roush
Email
Website
301D Commons Center
Specializations: Public Opinion, Political Parties, Survey Methodology
Guilherme Russo
Graduate Student
Fields of study: Comparative Politics, Political Methodology
Email
Website
Specializations: Public Opinion, Latin America, Quantitative Methods
Facundo E. Salles Kobilanski
Graduate Student
Fields of study: Comparative Politics, Political Methodology
Email
304A Commons Center
Specializations: Latin American Politics
Peter Schram
Assistant Professor
Email
Website
615-875-1723
328 Commons Center
Specializations: International Relations; Political Economy; Political Violence; Political Economy of Development; Applied Microeconomics
Michael Shepherd
Graduate Student
Fields of study: American Politics, Political Methodology
Email
301D Commons Center
Specializations: American Political Institutions; Campaigns and Elections; Representation; Public Policy
Bradley C. Smith
Assistant Professor
Email
Website
615-875-1759
329 Commons Center
Specializations: International Relations Theory, Formal Modeling, Statistics
Darrian Stacy
Graduate Student
Fields of study: American Politics, Political Methodology
Office Hours: By appointment
Email
301D Commons Center
Mary Catherine Sullivan
Graduate Student
Fields of study: American Politics, Political Methodology
Office Hours: Tuesdays 12:30-2:30 pm
Email
301D Commons Center
Marc Trussler
Graduate Student
Fields of study: American Politics, Political Methodology
Office Hours: Spring 2019: Wednesdays 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Email
Website
331 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Communication; Political Psychology; Public Opinion; Electoral Studies; Systems of Representation
Bryce Williams-Tuggle
Graduate Student
Fields of study: Comparative Politics, Political Methodology
Office Hours: Thursdays 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and by appointment.
Email
304E Commons Center
Specializations: Political Behavior, Latin American Politics
Alan Wiseman
Chair
Professor
Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair
Professor of Law (by courtesy)
Office Hours: Tuesdays and Thursdays 3:00-4:00 pm, or by appointment
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
Heesun Yoo
Graduate Student
Fields of study: International Relations, Political Methodology
Office Hours: Spring 2019: Mondays and Fridays 1:00 - 2:00 pm
Email
348 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Economy of Conflict; Formal Methods.