Tristan Borer, Professor of Government and International Relations, Government and International Relations Department Chair

Tristan Borer

Professor of Government and International Relations, Government and International Relations Department Chair

Human rights • Human rights and the media • Transitional justice • Gender and human rights • International relations


MaryAnne Borrelli, Professor of Government

MaryAnne Borrelli

Professor of Government

United States politics and government • Gender and United States politics • The Presidency • Congress


Wendell John Coats

Professor of Government

(On sabbatical Fall 2015)

History of Western political philosophy from Plato to the present

Jane Dawson, Virginia Eason Weinmann '51 Professor of Government and Environmental Studies, Director of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment

Jane Dawson

Virginia Eason Weinmann '51 Professor of Government and Environmental Studies, Director of the Goodwin-Niering Center for the Environment

International environmental justice • International environmental politics • Comparative environmental activism and politics


William Frasure, Professor of Government and International Relations

William Frasure

Professor of Government and International Relations

(On sabbatical Spring 2016)

United States politics • Environmental policy and law • Law and public policy


Alex Hybel, Susan Eckert Lynch '62 Professor of Government and International Relations

Alex Hybel

Susan Eckert Lynch '62 Professor of Government and International Relations

U.S. foreign policy • International relations theory • Democracy in Latin America


Dorothy James, Professor of Government and International Relations

Dorothy James

Professor of Government and International Relations

U. S. Politics (especially presidential politics, political parties, campaigns and elections, and the impact of the media and interest groups on politics) • Constitutional Law, civil liberties, judicial behavior • Balancing National Security with Individual Freedom • American Political Thought


Peter Mitchell, Visiting Instructor of Government and International Affairs

Peter Mitchell

Visiting Instructor of Government and International Affairs

International public law (humanitarian, human rights, sea and airspace, environment) • Rule of law • International relations • The Judiciary • Law and society • Constitutional law


David Patton, Professor of Government and International Relations

David Patton

Professor of Government and International Relations

Comparative politics • European politics • European Union • Federal Republic of Germany


Ryan Phillips

C3 Postdoctoral Fellow

Political theory • International relations • Europe

William M. Rose, Professor of Government and International Relations

William M. Rose

Professor of Government and International Relations

International politics, especially issues of war and peace • Terrorism and insurgencies: causes, consequences and policy implications • Ethnic conflict, the security dilemma, and prospects for civil war and peace • Post-Cold War and post-9/11 challenges for U.S. foreign policy


Caroleen Sayej, Assistant Professor of Government and International Relations

Caroleen Sayej

Assistant Professor of Government and International Relations

Persistent authoritarianism in the Middle East • Contemporary Islamic social movements • Modernization and identity politics • Middle Eastern studies • Comparative politics • International relations


John Qunjian Tian, Associate Professor of Government and International Relations

John Qunjian Tian

Associate Professor of Government and International Relations

Chinese political economy • East Asian political economy • International political economy • Comparative political economy and politics


Daniela Melo

Adjunct Instructor

Comparative Politics • Social Movements • Revolutions and Revolutionaries

Robert Harrall

Adjunct Assistant Professor

rharrall@@conncoll.edu

Staff

Sharon Moody

Department Assistant

Marion  Doro, Lucy Marsh Haskell '19 Professor Emeritus of Government

Marion  Doro

Lucy Marsh Haskell '19 Professor Emeritus of Government

Comparative politics - European political systems; Africa and Europe • African politics - Race and politics in South Africa • Regional and international relations • Democratization process • Human rights • Role of women in civil society • Elections in Africa


In Memoriam

Marion E. Doro

Lucy Marsh Haskell '19 Professor Emeritus of Government