People

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  • Associate Professor
  • Director of Graduate Studies
Comparative Politics, Ethnicity and Identity, Social Movements, Security, South Asia
 
Ph.D., University of Michigan, 2008
 
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  • Professor

Political Communication and Behavior, Collective Action, Digital Media

Ph.D. Massaschusetts Institute of Technology, 1992  

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  • Professor
  • Chair

Comparative Politics, Identity, Latin American Studies

Ph.D., Stanford University, 1993

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  • Associate Professor

International Relations, Security, Civil War

Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2006

  • Distinguished Professor

International Relations, International Political Economy

Ph.D., Columbia University, 1963

Louis G. Lancaster Professor of International Political Economy

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  • Professor
  • Associate Dean Graduate Division

Political Philosophy

Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University, 1988

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  • Associate Professor

Comparative Politics, Political Communication, Japanese Politics, Media and Politics

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1996

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  • Professor
  • Vice Chair

Comparative Politics; Identity Politics, Qualitative Methods and Research Design, Surveys,
Subfields: Political Behavior and Public Opinion; Social Mobilization, Democratization
Fieldwork: Russia, Tatarstan, Estonia, Kazakhstan

Ph.D., Columbia University, 1981

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  • Professor
  • Diversity Advocate

American Politics, Identity, Asian American Politics, U.S. Racial and Ethnic Politics, Public Opinion and Political Behavior

Ph.D., University of Florida, 1995

Affiliated with Asian American Studies, Black Studies, and Feminist Studies

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  • Assistant Professor

Political Methodology
Energy and Environmental Politics
Comparative Political Economy

Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2015

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  • Assistant Professor

Comparative Politics, Environmental Politics, Public Opinion, Methodology

Ph.D., Yale University, 2015

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  • Assistant Professor

International Organizations
Global Governance
International Political Economy
International Security Cooperation

Ph.D., Princeton University, 2017

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  • Associate Professor

International Relations, International Security and Conflict Management, Political Violence, International Institutions

Ph.D., University of California, San Diego, 2012

  • Professor

Political Philosophy

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1995

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  • Professor

South Asia, Indian Politics, Public Policy, Development Studies, Environmental Politics, Local Politics and Governance

Ph.D., University of Delhi, 1994

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  • Professor

American Politics, Environmental Politics, Public Opinion and Voting Behavior, Congress, Political Parties

Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley, 1982

Affilated with the Bren School of Environmental Science & Management and the Environmental Studies Program

  • Assistant Professor

American Politics, Energy and Environmental Politics, Public Policy, Methodology

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015

  • Associate Professor

Comparative Politics, Political Parties and Elections, Political Institutions, Political representation, Quantitative Methods 

Ph.D., Stanford University, 2005

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  • Lecturer

International Relations

Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2006