Comparative Politics Faculty
Thomas Berger (BA, Columbia College; PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology) German and Japanese Politics, International Relations and Comparative Government in East Asia, Political Culture.
Houchang E. Chehabi (Licence, Université de Caen; Diplôme, Institut d’Etudes Politiques; MA, PhD, Yale University) Middle Eastern Politics and Cultural History, Shiism, International Law.
Walter D. Connor (BA, Holy Cross; MA, PhD, Princeton University) Comparative Politics, International Relations, Soviet and Post-Soviet Politics.
Joseph Fewsmith (BA, Northwestern University; MA, PhD, University of Chicago) Comparative Politics, Chinese Domestic and International Politics.
Kevin P. Gallagher (BA, Northeastern University; MA, PhD, Tufts University) Economic Development, Trade and Investment Policy, International Environmental Policy, Latin America.
Erik Goldstein (BA, Tufts University; MA, MALD, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; PhD, University of Cambridge) Diplomacy, International Relations, British Foreign Policy.
William W. Grimes (BA, Yale University; MPA, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs; PhD, Princeton University) Japanese and East Asian Political Economy, Japanese Politics, International Political Economy.
William R. Keylor (BA, Stanford University; MA, PhD, Columbia University) History of International Relations, History of American Foreign Policy, History of European-American Relations, History of Modern France.
H. Joachim Maître (BA, MA, Bonn University; PhD, McGill University) Security Policy, Force Planning, Defense Journalism.
Jeremy Menchik (BA, University of Michigan; MA, PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison) Comparative Politics, Religion and Politics, Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Qualitative and Multi-Method Research.
Augustus Richard Norton (BA, MA, University of Miami; PhD, University of Chicago) Comparative Politics, Middle Eastern Studies, Political Anthropology.
Kaija Schilde (BA Lewis & Clark College; MA, PhD, University of Pennsylvania) European Union; European Foreign and Security Policy; Comparative Politics; Defense Acquisition and Technology; Bureaucracy and Interest Groups; Computational Modeling and Simulation.
Vivien Ann Schmidt (BA, Bryn Mawr College; MA, PhD, University of Chicago) European Political Economy, European Integration, European Politics, France.
Strom C. Thacker (BA, Pomona College; MA, PhD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) International and Comparative Political Economy, Governance, Development; Latin American Studies; Mexican Political Economy and Politics.
Michael Woldemariam (BA Beloit College; MA, PhD, Princeton University) Comparative Politics, International Security, African Politics, Political Violence and Conflict, Post-Conflict Governance and Institution Building, Development Policy, and Identity Politics.