Department Chair

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

Tristan Borer

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

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


Faculty

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

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, Lucretia L. Allyn Professor of Government and International Relations

William Frasure

Lucretia L. Allyn Professor of Government and International Relations

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


Robert Harrall

Adjunct Assistant Professor of Government

United States Government and Politics • Justice Systems • Public Management

Andrew Levin, Assistant Professor of Government and International Relations

Andrew Levin

Assistant Professor of Government and International Relations

Peacekeeping • International conflict resolution • The United Nations • Civil wars • International relations


Daniela Melo, Visiting Adjunct Instructor of Government and International Relations

Daniela Melo

Visiting Adjunct Instructor of Government and International Relations

Social movements • Women's activism • State feminism and gender policy • Regime transitions and democratization • International relations • Comparative politics


Peter Mitchell, Visiting Assistant Professor of Government and International Affairs

Peter Mitchell

Visiting Assistant Professor 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, Joanne Toor Cummings '50 Professor of Government and International Relations

David Patton

Joanne Toor Cummings '50 Professor of Government and International Relations

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


Caroleen Sayej, Associate Professor of Government and International Relations

Caroleen Sayej

Associate 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


C. Mara Suttmann-Lea

Assistant Professor of Government

American politics • Election administration • Voting reforms • Political campaigns • Political participation

John Qunjian Tian, Professor of Government and International Relations

John Qunjian Tian

Professor of Government and International Relations

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



Staff

 , Academic Department Assistant

Sharon Moody

Academic Department Assistant


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


William M. Rose, Professor Emeritus of Government and International Relations

William M. Rose

Professor Emeritus 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


In Memoriam

Marion E. Doro

Lucy Marsh Haskell '19 Professor Emeritus of Government