Instructor, Department of Political Science
Emily Fulmer graduated with a Masters in Political Science from the University of Memphis in May 2019 and joined our department as an Instructor Fall 2019. Her master's thesis, "Political Business Cycles and Retrospective Voting in District Attorney Elections in Tennessee," explored whether locally elected prosecutors in Tennessee use their discretion to get tougher on crime leading up to their elections and if voters reward them for their increased punitiveness. She holds a Masters of Theological Studies from Vanderbilt University (2007) and previously worked as an adjunct instructor in the Religion and Philosophy Department at Christian Brothers University. She teaches courses on international relations and religion and politics.
International Relations, Religion and Politics
MA, Political Science, University of Memphis, 2019; Master of Theological Studies, Vanderbilt University, 2007; BA, Religious Studies, University, 2004.