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Department of Political Science


Robert Blanton


International Relations

Shannon L. Blanton

Professor, Vice Provost for Undergraduate Programs

International Relations, Methods

Nicole Detraz

Assistant Professor

International Relations, Environmental Politics

Eric Groenendyk

Assistant Professor

American Politics

Doug Imig


Public Policy, American Politics

Matthias Kaelberer

Professor, Chair of the Department of Political Science

Comparative Politics, International Relations

J. Harvey Lomax

Associate Professor

Political Theory

Dursun Peksen

Assistant Professor

International Relations, Comparative Politics, Methods

Sharon A. Stanley

Associate Professor

Political Theory, Public Law


Ebony Dawkins

Political Theory, Public Law

Molly Henderson

American Politics, Political Theory

Jeffrey Leedham

American Politics, Political Theory

W. David Madlock

American Politics, Political Theory

Leah Windsor

International Relations, Comparative Politics, American Politics


Paul Mego

American Politics, International Relations, Comparative Politics


Angela S. Kuykendoll


Recent faculty publications:

Stanley, Sharon (forthcoming 2015) "The Enduring Challenge of Racial Integration in the United States." Du Bois Review.


Kaelberer, Matthias (2014) "Sovereign Debt or Balance of Payments Crisis? Exploring the Structural Logic of Adjustment in the Eurozone." Journal of Balkan and Near Eastern Studies.


Peksen, Dursun (2014) "The Impact of Human Rights INGO Shaming on Humanitarian Intervention." Journal of Politics. (with Amanda Murdie)


Detraz, Nicole (2014) Environmental Security and Gender. Routledge.


Mego, Paul (2014) “The Evolution of an Interdisciplinary Team-Taught Course.” Journal of Social Sciences Research. (with David Dietrich)


Detraz, Nicole and Leah Windsor. (2014) "Evaluating Climate Migration: Population Movement, Insecurity and Gender." International Feminist Journal of Politics.


Groenendyk, Eric. (2013) Competing Motives in the Partisan Mind: How Loyalty and Responsiveness Shape Party Identification and Democracy. Oxford University Press.


Lomax, J. Harvey. (2013) Political Philosophy Cross-Examined: Perennial Challenges to the Philosophic Life. Palgrave Macmillan. (with Thomas L. Pangle).


Stanley, Sharon. (2013) "Toward a Reconciliation of Integration and Racial Solidarity." Contemporary Political Theory.

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