Faculty

Concentrations on theory, applications, political philosophy, and the behavior of power wielders

Faculty

A-Z


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Christopher Anderson, Professor
Comparative politics, political economy, political sociology
Office: 308 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-8819
christopher.anderson@cornell.edu
B
Oren Barak, Visiting Associate Professor
Relationship between the state, society, and the military in the non-Western regions (especially the Middle East) and ethnic and national relations
Office: 202 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-8480
David Bateman, Assistant Professor
Office: 218 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-6758
dab465@cornell.edu
Richard Bensel, the Gary S. Davis Professor of Government
American political development, political economy, political culture, and comparative state formation
Office: 312 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-6763
rfb2@cornell.edu
Mabel Berezin, Associate Professor of Sociology & Member of the Graduate Field in Govt
Comparative and Historical Sociology, Culture, Political Institutions and Ideologies, Theory, Qualitative Methods, Economy and Society
Susan Buck-Morss, the Jan Rock Zubrow ’77 Chair Emerita in Government
Critical theory and continental theory; visual culture and social theory; political economy and post-colonial theory.
Office: 102A White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-8628
sbm5@cornell.edu
Valerie Bunce, the Aaron Binenkorb Professor of International Studies
Comparative and International Politics. Democratization in postcommunist Europe and Eurasia; authoritarianism; American democracy promotion; nationalism and ethnic conflict
Office: 204 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-6359
vjb2@cornell.edu
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Allen Carlson, Associate Professor
International Relations, Asian security, Chinese foreign policy, Chinese politics
Office: 310 White Hall
Phone: (607) 254-6022
arc26@cornell.edu
Stephen Coate, Kiplinger Professor of Public Policy, Dept of Economics & Member of the Graduate Field in Govt
Political economy; formal theory; campaigns and elections; electoral system
Maria Lorena Cook, Professor of International and Comparative Labor, and Labor Relations, Law, and History & Member of the Graduate Field in Govt
Comparative politics: Latin America, Mexico; political economy, comparative labor movements, social movements
E
Peter K. Enns, Associate Professor
American politics and government: public opinion; representation; quantitative methods
Office: 205 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-3574
pe52@cornell.edu
Milton J. Esman, Professor Emeritus
Ethnic politics; Development politics and administration
Office: 101 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-6760
mje5@cornell.edu
Matthew Evangelista, the President White Professor of History and Political Science
International and transnational relations; war, human rights, ethics, and law; gender and nationalist conflict
Office: 320 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-8672
mae10@cornell.edu
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Gustavo A. Flores-Macías, Assistant Professor
Comparative Politics, Political Economy, Violence and State Capacity, Migration, Developing Countries, Latin America
Office: 219 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-4064
gaf44@cornell.edu
Amélie Forget, Visiting Scholar
International relations, security studies and policy networks
Office: 101 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-6760
Jason Frank, Associate Professor
Modern and contemporary political theory; American political thought; democratic theory; political culture
Office: 307 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-6759
jf273@cornell.edu
Jill Frank, Associate Professor
Office: 116 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-6766
jf725@cornell.edu
H
Ronald Herring, Professor
Comparative politics, South Asia; political economy; development, environmental politics
Office: 313 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-4060
rjh5@cornell.edu
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Michael Jones-Correa, Professor
Immigration, race and ethnic politics, urban politics, and political participation
Office: 305 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-3170
mj64@cornell.edu
K
Mary Fainsod Katzenstein, the Stephen and Evalyn Milman Professor of American Studies
Incarceration and citizenship; women's movements; Indian politics: gender and ethnicity
Office: 319 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-8965
mfk2@cornell.edu
Peter J. Katzenstein, the Walter S. Carpenter Jr. Professor of International Studies
Intersection of the fields of international relations and comparative politics; issues of political economy, security and culture in world politics; politics of civilizational states on questions of public diplomacy, law, religion, and popular culture; the role of anti-imperial sentiments, including anti-Americanism; regionalism in world politics; and German politics.
Office: 321 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-6257
pjk2@cornell.edu
Jonathan Kirshner, the Stephen and Barbara Friedman Professor of International Political Economy
International relations, international political economy, money and finance; Economics and national security; Politics and film.
Office: 323 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-4120
jdk5@cornell.edu
Isaac Kramnick, the Richard J. Schwartz Professor of Government
Anglo-American political thought, eighteenth century to the present
Office: 311 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-9175
ik15@cornell.edu
Sarah Kreps, Associate Professor
International relations, international conflict and cooperation, alliance politics, proliferation of WMD
Office: 317 White Hall
sarah.kreps@cornell.edu
Alexander Kuo
Comparative political economy, Western European politics, business and labor history, and political behavior
Office: 315 White Hall
agk72@cornell.edu
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Adam Seth Levine, Assistant Professor
American politics, political behavior, political participation, campaigns and elections, public opinion, survey and experimental design
Office: 302 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-3844
asl22@cornell.edu
Odette Lienau, Associate Professor of Law & Member of the Graduate Field in Govt
International law and international relations; international political economy; sovereign debt; international political and legal theory
Andrew Little, Assistant Professor
Nondemocratic Elections, Authoritarian Politics, Information Manipulation, Formal Theory
Office: 301 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-4309
atl64@cornell.edu
Alexander Livingston, Assistant Professor
History of Political Thought, Democratic Theory, American Political Thought, Political Ethics
Office: 215 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-8270
alexander.livingston@cornell.edu
Fredrik Logevall, John S. Knight Professor of International Studies, Dept of History & Member of the Graduate Field in Govt
U.S. foreign relations; history of U.S. diplomacy and foreign policy; international history of the Cold War and Vietnam War
Theodore J. Lowi, the John L. Senior Professor of American Institutions
American government and politics. Public policy and administration
Office: 116 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-6205
tjl7@cornell.edu
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Joseph Margulies, Visiting Professor of Government and Law
American political culture; the national security state; race and criminal justice
Office: 117 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-0210
jm347@cornell.edu
Andrew Mertha, Professor
Chinese and Cambodian politics; policy making and implementation; bureaucracy and institutions
Office: 316 White Hall
am847@cornell.edu
Suzanne Mettler, the Clinton Rossiter Professor of American Institutions
American politics; American political development, public policy, political behavior, gender and politics
Office: 217 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-3307
sbm24@cornell.edu
Jamila Michener, Assistant Professor
American politics; poverty and inequality; political participation; race and ethnic politics; urban politics; public policy
Office: 305 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-4332
jm2362@cornell.edu
Richard Miller, Professor of Philosophy & Member of the Graduate Field in Govt
Political thought and international relations; ethics of international relations, transnational economic relations & war; social justice, status of economic equality, autonomy and community; global power structure; social movements
Sydney van Morgan, Visiting Assistant Professor of Sociology & Member of the Graduate Field in Govt
Comparative politics; Western Europe; nationalism and identity politics; contentious politics; comparative political parties and elections
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Victor Nee, Frank and Rosa Rhodes Professor, Department of Sociology & Member of the Graduate Field in Govt
Theory, Economic Sociology, Stratification/Inequality, Immigration and Race, Transitions from State Socialism
O
Yuri Orlov, Professor of Physics and Government
International human rights
Office: 310 Physical Sciences Building
Phone: (607) 255-3502
yfo1@cornell.edu
P
Thomas B. Pepinsky, Associate Professor
Comparative and international political economy, authoritarianism, politics and finance, Southeast Asian politics, Islam
Office: 322 White Hall
pepinsky@cornell.edu
R
Aziz Rana, Associate Professor of Law & Member of the Graduate Field in Govt
American political and constitutional thought; American political development; democratic theory; history of social movements; comparative law of postcolonial states
Gretchen Ritter, Harold Tanner Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences
Office: 216 White Hall
gr72@cornell.edu
Kenneth Roberts, Professor
Comparative politics; Latin American politics and political economy; democratization, party systems; labor and social movements
Office: 203 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-6764
kr99@cornell.edu
Diane Rubenstein, Professor
Contemporary French political and literary theory; psychoanalytic theory; American cultural studies; the postmodern presidency; visual studies
Office: 216 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-6463
dsr27@cornell.edu
S
M. Elizabeth Sanders, Professor
Political development, social movements, economic regulation, presidency, foreign policy
Office: 314 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-2305
mes14@cornell.edu
Martin Shefter, Professor
American political development; U.S. political institutions; urban politics
Office: 211 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-6767
mas34@cornell.edu
Steven Shiffrin, Charles Frank Reavis Sr. Professor of Law & Member of the Graduate Field in Govt
Peace studies, military; science and technology
Vivienne B. Shue, Professor Emerita
FBA State and society in contemporary China; culture and politics in China; topics in Chinese political economy
vivienne.shue@sant.ox.ac.uk
Anna Marie Smith, Professor
Jurisprudence and normative political theory; distributive justice, socioeconomic rights, and constitutional law; feminist theory; sexuality studies; critical race theory; the rhetoric of modern State power and citizenship
Office: 309 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-2708
ams3@cornell.edu
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Sidney G. Tarrow, the Emeritus Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Government
Comparative politics: Western Europe; social movements and political parties; comparative communism
Office: 202A White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-6765
sgt2@cornell.edu
Lowell Turner, Professor of International and Comparative & Member of the Graduate Field in Govt
Constitutional law; freedom of speech; freedom of religion; church-state relations
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Norman T. Uphoff, Professor Emeritus
Comparative politics: Third-World development; local institutions and participation; South Asia; political economy; development administration. Public policy; sustainable development
Office: 31 Warren Hall
Phone: (607) 255-0831
ntu1@cornell.edu
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Nicolas van de Walle, The Maxwell M. Upson Professor of Government
Comparative politics. Political economy of development, with a special focus on Africa; on democratization, and on the politics of economic reform.
Office: 206 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-4076
nv38@cornell.edu
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Steven Ward, Assistant Professor
Office: 318 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-6174
smw347@cornell.edu
Christopher Way, Associate Professor
International relations, international and comparative political economy, proliferation of weapons of mass destruction
Office: 306 White Hall
Phone: (607) 255-8920
crw12@cornell.edu
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Xu Xin, Adjunct Associate Professor
Adjunct associate professor and director of China and Asia-Pacific Studies (CAPS) program: East Asian international relations; Chinese foreign policy; the Taiwan issue; identity and grand strategys
Office: B7 McGraw Hall
Phone: (607) 255-4741
xx12@cornell.edu
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