Awards and Kudos

  • Dr. Eric Groenendyk has been awarded a Dunavant Professorship for 2022-2024.


  • Dr. Kris-Stella Trump has been invited to join the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Expert Group on New Measures of the Public Acceptability of Reforms.

Recent and forthcoming faculty publications:

  • Detraz, Nicole (2023) Women and Climate Change: Examining Discourses from the Global North. MIT Press.


  • Peksen, Dursun (forthcoming) "The Blame Game: Public Outcry and Terrorism Within and Exported from the Sanctioned State.” (co-authored with Nazli Avdan, Bryan Early, Ryan Yu-Lin, and Amanda Murdie). Foreign Policy Analysis.


  • Chevannes, Derefe (forthcoming) "Black Liberation And The Valorizing of Thought." Comparative Education Review.


  • Stanley, Sharon (forthcoming) "Weight Stigma, Citizenship, and Neoliberal Democracy." (co-authored with Kathryn Hicks). Polity.


  • Groenendyk, Eric (forthcoming) "How Norms Shape the Nature of Belief Systems in Mass Publics." (with Erik Kimbrough and Mark Pickup).  American Journal of Political Science.


  • Peksen, Dursun (forthcoming) “Pressures from Home and Abroad: Economic Sanctions and Target Government Response to Domestic Campaigns.” (co-authored with Ryan Yu-Lin Liou and Amanda Murdie). Journal of Conflict Resolution.