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Political Methodology Faculty

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
Email
Website
615-322-2702
330 Commons Center
Specializations: International Relations Theory; Political Economy of Conflict; Formal Methods; East Asian Relations
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
Office Hours: Fall 2019: Wednesdays 1:00pm - 2:00pm or by appointment
Email
Website
615-936-7984
334 Commons Center
Specializations: Congressional politics; Campaigns and elections; Public opinion; Statistics
Cassy Dorff
Assistant Professor
Faculty Affiliate, Data Science Institute
Email
Website
615-343-0732
Commons 358
Cindy D. Kam
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)
Email
615-322-4946
343 Commons Center
Specializations: Political psychology; Public opinion; Participation
Brenton Kenkel
Assistant Professor
Office Hours: Fall 2019: Mondays 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Email
Website
615-322-6222
324 Commons Center
Specializations: Political Economy of Conflict, International Relations Theory, Game Theory, Statistics
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
Emily Hencken Ritter
Director of Graduate Studies
Director of the ROCCA Lab
Associate Professor
Office Hours: Fall 2019: Wednesdays 3:00pm - 4:30pm 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
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
Alan Wiseman
Chair
Professor
Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair
Professor of Law (by courtesy)
Office Hours: Fall 2019: Tuesdays and Thursdays 10:00am - 11:00am and 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