Political Science

Nakiessa Abbassi

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4864
Office: 808 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Wednesdays 12-1pm on Zoom, in-person by appointment
Research Interests: Environmental Law and Policy, Environmental Justice, Sustainable Development, Climate Resilience

Saima Ahmed

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4864
Office: 817 PLC
Office Hours: Spring 2024: Wednesday 10-12
Research Interests: Climate Change, Environmental Politics, International Relations, International Security.

Yvette Alex-Assensoh

VP for Equity and Inclusion
Professor
Black Studies, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-3175
Office: 401E Tykeson Hall

Craig Asberry

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 837 PLC
Office Hours: winter 2023: M 1:30-2:30
Research Interests: Political Ideology, Media Politics, Political Speech, Congressional Representation, Big Data, Statistical Modeling

Olivia Atkinson

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4864
Office: 817 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Elaina Barker

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 840 PLC
Office Hours: Sp 2024: Wednesday 10:00
Research Interests: American Politics, Power, Gender, Sexuality, Criminal Justice

William Baugh

Associate Professor Emeritus
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4869
Office: 807 PLC

Deborah Baumgold

Professor Emerita
College Scholars, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4884
Office: 814 PLC
Research Interests: Political Theory, History of Political Thought

Emily Beatty

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4864
Office: 837A PLC
Office Hours: SP 24: Thursday 10:30-11:30
Research Interests: Political Economy; American Politics; Critical Theory

Erin Beck

Associate Professor
CLLAS, Latin American Studies, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4483
Office: 914 PLC
Office Hours: S24: Wednesday 12:00-3:00 via zoom (email for appointment)
Research Interests: Latin American Politics, Development, Gender, NGOs, Microfinance, Collective Action

Gerald Berk

Professor Emeritus
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4887
Office: 834 PLC
Research Interests: American Political Development, Business Regulation, Economic Sociology, Social Theory

Chris Blum

Operations Coordinator
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-1168
Office: 435A PLC

Grace Boyd-Bigby

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 840 PLC

Robin Brackett

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 814 PLC
Office Hours: F23: Wednesday 4:00-5:00
Research Interests: International Relations, Comparative Politics, Iranian Foreign Relations, Middle East Nuclear Policy, Nuclear Non-Proliferation

Michael Brown

Instructor
Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-4675
Office: 917 PLC

Tamara Brown

Operations Assistant
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-4614
Office: 435 PLC

Miranda Carr

Office Generalist
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-2049
Office: 175 PLC

Jess Chalette

Undergraduate Program Assistant
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-2592
Office: 175 PLC

Anita Chari

Associate Professor
Clark Honors College, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4752
Office: 928 PLC
Office Hours: Tuesdays 12-1 pm drop-in in person CHA 105, Wed. on zoom, reserve a time at https://calendly.com/anitachari/officehours. Please note drop in office hours weeks 2, 4, 6 are by appointment only
Research Interests: Political Theory, Critical Theory, Frankfurt School, Marxism, Contemplative Studies, Somatics and Politics

Jasmine Chorley Foster

Pro Tem Instructor
Political Science
Office: 924 PLC

Rachel Claric

Graduate Coordinator
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Office: 175 PLC

Luis Claveria Cambon

Doctoral Student
Political Science
Office: 831 PLC
Office Hours: Sp 2024: Friday 2:00-3:00

Jane Cramer

Associate Professor
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4626
Office: 813 PLC
Office Hours: Sp24: Tuesday/Thursday 10:00-11:30
Research Interests: International Relations

Fatih Demirci

Mr.
Political Science
Phone: 202-394-0412

Thao Dinh

Doctoral Student
Political Science
Office: 810 PLC
Office Hours: F23: Wednesday 11:00-12:00

Dustin Ellis

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 911 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Email for an appointment via zoom
Research Interests: IM/Migration, American Politics, Comparative Politics, State/Market Ideologies, Epistemology, Pedagogy

Mary Follo

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4864
Office: 816 PLC
Office Hours: SP24: Wednesday 11am-1pm
Research Interests: Affordable and Fair Share Housing, Land-Use Policy, Governance

Dennis Galvan

Professor
Dean and Vice Provost, Division of Global Engagement
African Studies, Global Studies, Political Science, SAIL
Phone: 541-346-5851
Office: 310 Oregon Hall
Research Interests: Culture and Development, Culturally Sustainable Development, Identity and Community, Political Legitimation, Multiple Forms of Modernity, Primary Field Work: West Africa, Secondary Field Work: Indonesia

Yuxuan Gao

Doctoral Student
Political Science
Office: 810 PLC
Office Hours: SP 2024: Thursday 3:20 - 4:20

Alison Gash

Professor of Political Science
Law, Law-JD, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4876
Office: 922 PLC
Office Hours: F22 - Virtual: Wednesday 8:30-10:30--No OH October 5; (send email with header "OFFICE HOUR APPT" to make an appointment) or join waiting room on zoom https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/96351524725; In-person Thursday 1-2 (mask required)
Research Interests: U.S. Courts, Public Policy, Gender/Gender Identity, Race, Sexuality, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law

Grace Godfrey

Operations Manager
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-0765
Office: 438 PLC

Daniel Goldrich

Professor Emeritus
Political Science

Casey Goldstein

Doctoral Student
Political Science
Office: 837A PLC
Office Hours: Fall 2023: Wednesdays 1:30 - 2:30
Research Interests: Queer Theory, Transgender Studies, Intersectionality, Biopolitics, Political Theory

Yinan Guo

Doctoral Student
Political Science
Office: 812 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00

Arthur Hanhardt

Professor Emeritus
Political Science

Burke Hendrix

Professor
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-2856
Office: 920 PLC
Office Hours: Sp 24: Thursday 1:30-3:30
Research Interests: Normative Political Theory, Indigenous Politics, Global Justice, History of Political Thought

Chandler James

Assistant Professor
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4747
Office: 913 PLC
Office Hours: Sp 24: Thursday 1:00 - 3:00
Research Interests: American Presidency, Public Opinion, and Political Behavior

Nina Kankanyan

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4864
Office: 814 PLC
Office Hours: Sp 2024: Friday 12-1 via Zoom (https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/96039501384)

Sharon Kaplan

Graduate Specialist
Economics, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-1261
Office: 175 PLC

Craig Kauffman

Associate Professor of Political Science
Director of Graduate Studies; Participating Faculty in Environmental Studies and Latin American Studies
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4974
Office: 916 PLC
Office Hours: Sp24: Tuesday 11:00 - 2:00
Research Interests: Environmental Politics, Ecological Law, Rights of Nature, Sustainable Development, Climate Change, Transnational Networks, Collaborative Governance, Democratization

Parichehr Kazemi

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 816 PLC
Office Hours: Sp24: Thursday 1-3:50
Research Interests: Political Theory and Comparative Politics: Nondemocratic Regimes, Democratization, Revolutionary Models, Leadership

Sheila Keen

Associate Director Academic Service Unit
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-4852
Office: 175 PLC

Richard Kraus

Professor Emeritus
Asian Studies, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4894
Office: 320B Chapman Hall
Research Interests: Comparative Politics, Chinese Politics, Politics of Culture

Hanna LaPointe

Faculty Support Coordinator
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-2577
Office: 435 PLC

Sol Lee

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4865
Office: PLC 836
Research Interests: International Relations, Comparative Politics, Political Behavior and Preferences

Joseph Lowndes

Professor
Department Head, Political Science
Black Studies, IRES, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-1478
Office: 919 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2024: Tuesday and Wednesday 12:00-1:30
Research Interests: American Political Development, Populism, Racial Politics, Conservatism, Political Culture

Andrew Martin

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 812 PLC
Office Hours: W24: Friday 12-1pm

Isaiah McGuire

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4865
Office: 831 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Thursday 2:00-300
Research Interests: Political Theory, International Relations, Philosophy, Ethics of Law

Jerry Medler

Associate Professor Emeritus
Political Science

Ronald Mitchell

Professor of Political Science
Climate Studies, Environmental Studies, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4880
Office: 921 PLC
Office Hours: Sp24: Tuesday & Thursdays 10:00-11:30
Research Interests: Environmental Politics, International Relations

Mikhail Myagkov

Professor
Political Science, Russian East European and Eurasian Studies
Phone: 541-346-4868
Office: 931 PLC
Research Interests: Russian Politics, Comparative Politics, Formal Political Theory, Statistical Methods, Experimental Design, Game Theory

Rosie Nguyen

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 833 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Wednesday 3:00-4:00
Research Interests: Vietnamese Politics, Republic of Vietnam (1954-1975), Authoritarianism, Democratization, Sino-Vietnamese Relations

Thanh Nguyen

Doctoral Student
Political Science
Office: 810 PLC

Frances Noland

Doctoral Student
Graduate Teaching Fellow
Political Science
Office: 815 PLC
Research Interests: International Relations, Political Theory

Neil O'Brian

Assistant Professor
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4698
Office: 923 PLC
Office Hours: SP24: Tuesday/Thursday 10:00-11:30
Research Interests: Political Parties, Congress, Public Opinion, Polarization

Daniel O'Neil

Undergraduate Program Coordinator
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-5141
Office: 175 PLC

Caitlin O'Quinn

Doctoral Student
Political Science
Research Interests: Comparative Politics, Public Policy, Political Economy/Feminist Political Economy, Alternative Economic Systems, Social Movements, Reimagining Local Economic Resiliency

Brian Palmer

Faculty Specialist
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-1846
Office: 435 PLC

Craig Parsons

Professor; Program Head
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4402
Office: 930 PLC
Office Hours: Sp 24: Tuesday 12:00 - 3:00
Research Interests: Comparative Politics, European Politics

PS Peer Advisors

Peer Advisors
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4875
Office: 907 PLC

Nani Ramos

Academic Programs Assistant
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-1174

Jessica Reanne

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 816 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2024: Monday 11am-1pm
Research Interests: Collective Memory and Identity, Trauma Theory, Theatricality, January 6th Insurrection

Katie Robison

Undergraduate Coordinator
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-0205
Office: 175 PLC

Madison Schroder

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 840 PLC
Office Hours: Sp 24: Wednesday 9:30am-11:30pm

Brett Scott

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 832 PLC
Office Hours: Spring 2024: Tuesday 12:30-1:30
Research Interests: Race, Ethnicity & Politics, Social Policy, Income & Inequality, Power, Privilege & Politics

Mohammed Shakibnia

Doctoral Student
Political Science
Office: 810 PLC
Office Hours: Sp 24: Monday 5:00-6:00

Munkyoung Shin

Doctoral Student
Political Science
Office: 810 PLC
Office Hours: Sp24: Wednesday 10:00pm - 12:00pm

Lars Skalnes

Associate Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4886
Office: 929 PLC
Office Hours: Sp24: Tuesday & Thursdays 11:00-12:30
Research Interests: International Political Economy, International Relations

Amy Snyder

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4864
Office: 806 PLC
Office Hours: S22 - Virtual: Thurs 3-4 (weeks 1-10 & finals week). Zoom url: https://uoregon.zoom.us/j/97730570250
Research Interests: Indigenous Hawaiian Studies, Women Gender, and Sexuality, and Public Policy

Haifa Souilmi

Doctoral Student
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 833 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Thursday 12:00 - 1:00
Research Interests: Comparative Politics, International Relations, US Foreign Policy, Middle East and North Africa, Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation, Religion , Race and Politics, Interfaith Dialogue

Priscilla Southwell

Professor Emerita
Middle East and North African Studies, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-9857
Office: 915 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 24: Tuesday 2-4 pm
Research Interests: Political Behavior, U.S. and European Politics

Nick Squires

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 815 PLC
Office Hours: F23: Wednesday 1:00-3:00
Research Interests: International Relations, US Foreign Policy, National Security, Climate Change, Securitization of Migration

Sarah Stach

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Office: 817 PLC
Office Hours: Winter 2023: Friday 11:30-12:30
Research Interests: Marxism; Post-/Anti-Colonial Theory; Social Reproduction Theory; Indigenous Dispossession; Leisure and Politics; Land and Property Regimes; Resistance

Peter Suechting

Doctoral Student
Environmental Studies, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4864
Office: 837A PLC
Research Interests: Climate Change, International/Comparative Political Economy, Comparative Politics/Comparative Environmental Politics, Energy Policy, Industrial Policy

Richard Suttmeier

Professor Emeritus
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-2856
Office: 828 PLC
Research Interests: Sci & Tech in US-China Relations

Katie Temple

PhD Candidate
Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4864
Office: 832 PLC
Office Hours: Sp 24: Virtual: Wednesday 2:00 - 4:00
Research Interests: Mindfulness Movements in the US, Economic Sociology, Social Theories of Capitalism

Daniel Tichenor

Philip H. Knight Chair of Social Science
Director of the Program on Democratic Governance, Wayne Morse Center for Law and Politics
Law, Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4707
Office: 927 PLC
Office Hours: Sp24: Monday 1:00-4:00
Research Interests: Immigration and Citizenship, Social Movements, The American Presidency, Ethnic and Racial Politics, Patterns of Nativism, Religion and Politics, War and Civil Liberties

Irina Toland

Graduate Employee
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4864
Office: 806 PLC

Tuong Vu

Professor
Political Science
Phone: 541-346-4866
Office: 940 PLC
Office Hours: On leave 2023-2024
Research Interests: Comparative Politics, Ideology, Revolution, Communism, Nationalism, East and Southeast Asia

Zhuoran Wang

Doctoral Student
Political Science
Office: 810 PLC
Office Hours: SP 24: Tuesday 11:00 - 12:00

Lesley Yates-Pollard

Academic Programs Manager
Economics, General Social Sciences, Political Science, Sociology
Phone: 541-346-5134
Office: 175A PLC