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American

Barton, Richard

American Politics; Public Policy; Congress; Parties and Political Organizations; and Inequality

› rcb369@cornell.edu

Cepuran, Colin

American Politics, American Political Development, Policy Feedback, and Political Participation

› cjc362@cornell.edu

Cortez, David

American Politics, Latinx Politics, Race and Ethnic Politics, Identity, Immigration, Immigration Enforcement, Law Enforcement, Street-level Bureaucracy

› dc727@cornell.edu

Leavitt, Claire

› ccl228@cornell.edu

Meyer-Gutbrod, Joshua

American politics, Public Policy Implementation, Federalism, Policy Feedback, Public Opinion

› jlm536@cornell.edu

Salinas, Erica

American politics, Latina/o politics, race and ethnicity, political participation and criminal justice

› es852@cornell.edu

Shanks-Booth, Delphia

American Politics, Public Policy, Inequality, Bureaucracy, Public Administration, Policy Feedback

› mds296@cornell.edu

Wong, Diane

American politics, Asian American politics, race and ethnicity, urban politics, women of color feminism, and youth activism

› dw465@cornell.edu

Comparative

Baik, Jiwon

jjb396@cornell.edu

Blings, Steffen

Political Parties and Social Movements, Comparative Political Behavior, Public Opinion & Representation, Politics of Advanced Industrial Countries, European Integration

› sb632@cornell.edu

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Cairns, Christopher

Comparative politics, China, Internet and social media, media in authoritarian regimes, nationalism, environmental politics

› cmc467@cornell.edu

De Micheli, David

Comparative politics, ethnic and identity politics, inequality and development, social movements, Latin America

› dad349@cornell.edu

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Dettman, Sebastian

Comparative politics, political parties, elections, and subnational comparative research, with a focus on Southeast Asia

› scd92@cornell.edu

Duong, Hoa

Public Finance; Economic Sociology; Vietnam; Southeast Asia

› hhd27@cornell.edu

Dyzenhaus, Alex

Comparative Politics, Sub-Saharan Africa, Land Politics, Local Governments

› apd57@cornell.edu

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Florence, Joseph

Comparative politics with a focus on the Middle East, political order and disorder, international trade and government finance, natural resource politics, authoritarian regimes, state-society linkages, research methodology, and political theory.

› jaf327@cornell.edu

Foley, Kevin

Comparative politics and political economy with a focus on China and Southeast Asia; International relations and international political economy

› kpf32@cornell.edu

Fossati, Diego

Political economy of development, social policy in developing countries. Political science methodology. Southeast Asian politics

› df275@cornell.edu

Fu, Lin

Political economy, economic development, inequality, East and Southeast Asia

› lf333@cornell.edu

Giusti-Rodriguez, Mariana

Comparative politics, Latin America, social movements, democratization, development, and the informal sector

› mg674@cornell.edu

Kim, Adoree

Comparative politics, governance, corruption, East Asia, Southeast Asia.

› atk63@cornell.edu

Letsa, Natalie

African politics, authoritarianism, democratization, public opinion, voting behavior, legitimization

› njw57@cornell.edu

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Leutert, Wendy

Politics and economy of China, comparative politics, international relations, political institutions, economic reform

wl239@cornell.edu

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Julius Lagodny

› jsl364@cornell.edu

Marcesse, Thibaud

Ethnicity, political parties, South Asian politics, politics of foreign aid (with a focus on governance and transitions)

› tbm43@cornell.edu

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Patana, Pauliina

Political parties, nationalism and far-right politics, voter behavior, political economy, redistribution and social welfare, the EU

› ap872@cornell.edu

Plantan, Elizabeth

Comparative politics, environmental and energy politics, collective action and social movements, with a focus on Russia and China

› enp27@cornell.edu

Pruett, Lindsey

› lld55@cornell.edu

Reyes-Housholder, Catherine

Latin American politics, female presidents, group identities, public policy, mixed methods

› cgr46@cornell.edu

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Sanchez-Gomez, Jose

Comparative politics, Latin America, contentious politics, institutional change

› jts288@cornell.edu

Sanchez-Talanquer, Mariano

State-building and political order, Latin American politics, party systems, and the politics of inequality

› ms2728@cornell.edu

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Self, Darin

Authoritarian successor parties, party system institutionalization, populism, and anocratic electoral institutions

› ds2237@cornell.edu

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Taylor, Whitney

Conflict, courts, international law and organizations, social movements, human rights

› wkt9@cornell.edu

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Thaler, Gregory

Political ecology, political economy of development, collective action and social movements, agrarian politics

› gmt45@cornell.edu

Toor, Gaurav

Civil Wars, State-Building, Post-War Reconstruction, Ethnic Politics, Sub-Saharan Africa, Econometrics, Mixed Methods

› gst39@cornell.edu

Tran, Van

Comparative politics, with a focus on Southeast Asia

› vantran119@gmail.com

Valdez-Tappata, Maria Jimena

Comparative political economy, labor, social movements, political institutions, democracy and inequality, Latin American politics

› mjv83@cornell.edu

Velasquez, Simon

Latin American politics, Social Movements, Racial & Ethnic politics, and Indigenous Politicization.

› st523@cornell.edu

Zarkin, Jessica

Comparative Politics, Latin America, violence, organized crime and democratic development

› jz684@cornell.edu

International Relations

Acorn, Elizabeth

International relations and comparative and international private law

› ea346@cornell.edu

Allen, Michael

International Relations and Comparative Politics, emphasis on East Asia. International Organizations and Norms, State Identity, Bureaucracy, Chinese Politics

› moa32@cornell.edu

Ambrozik, Caitlin

Security studies, terrorism studies, human rights, and foreign aid

› cem324@cornell.edu

Barnes, Mariel

› mjb496@cornell.edu

Browne, Katrina

Territorial Conflict and Territoriality, Foreign Policy of Authoritarian Regimes, and International Bargaining

› klb262@cornell.edu

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Chai, Minqi

International institutions, Pacific Affairs

› mc2535@cornell.edu

Cheney, Amanda

International order, power politics and discourse, Asia-Pacific Security, comparative state formation, Chinese politics, Tibet

› ajc356@cornell.edu

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Chia, Colin

Security studies, international political economy, national identity and foreign policy

› dc824@cornell.edu

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Das, Debak

Security and Strategic Studies, Nuclear and Strategic Decisionmaking in South Asia, Ballistic Missile Defence, Nuclear Weapons and Missile Proliferation, Science and Technology in National Security Planning, Nuclear Disarmament and Non-Proliferation

› dd544@cornell.edu

Egel, Naomi

Research interests: international relations, international security, international organizations and norms, transnational civil society, nonproliferation and disarmament.

› npe6@cornell.edu

Hill, Matthew

International political economy, and strategic studies.

› mah439@cornell.edu

Hines, Robert Lincoln

International relations, comparative politics, nationalism, authoritarianism, focusing on China and Southeast Asia.

Mailhot, Cameron

International relations; international institutions (law, organizations, and norms); human rights; comparative politics (Latin America and Europe); group identity, fractionalization, and conflict

crm328@umn.edu

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Maxey, Sarah

Security studies, foreign policy, domestic politics, public opinion, humanitarian intervention norms, justifications for war

› srm265@cornell.edu

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Mos, Martijn

European integration, institutionalism, human rights norms, LGBT issues and identity politics

› mm2486@cornell.edu

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Obermeier, Katharina

› keo44@cornell.edu

Sahasrabuddhe, Aditi

International Political Economy: global imbalances, monetary policy relations and coordination among states, specifically emerging markets and the US

› as342@cornell.edu

Scott, Catherine

› cbs263@cornell.edu

Roblin, Stephen

U.S. foreign policy, international law, and human rights

› sgr52@cornell.edu

Welch, Katherine

Covert action and intervention

› kewelc2@gmail.com

Weygandt, Nicole

International relations, international political economy, energy politics, resource nationalism

› nlw39@cornell.edu

Wolfley, Kyle

› kw489@cornell.edu

Zhang, Youyi

IR theories, nationalism, Asian security, Chinese foreign policy, political violence, comparative politics, international law

› yz749@cornell.edu

Theory

Chen, Ani

History and historiography of political thought; ancient political thought; theories of judgment and deliberation; theories of silence and listening; feminist theory; 20th century German politics and literature

 aac245@cornell.edu

Gavin, Aaron

› abg89@cornell.edu

Gorup, Michael

Democratic theory, history of political thought, revolution and constituent power, critical race theory, political violence, American political thought and development

› michael.gorup@gmail.com

Jochim, Jordan

Democratic Theory; American Political Thought; Ancient Political Thought; Aesthetics; Politics and Literature

› jdj74@cornell.edu

Konya, Nazli

Continental political philosophy, theories of democracy and citizenship, politics of resistance

› nk534@cornell.edu

Park, Jin Gon

Political Theory, pragmatism, democratic theory, American political thought

› jp995@cornell.edu

Pennington, William

Democratic Theory, Ancient Political Thought, Normative Political Theory, and Rational Choice Theory

› wdp45@cornell.edu

Petrie, Erik

› ep477@cornell.edu

Phulwani, Vijay

Democratic theory; history of political thought; political realism; internationals relations

› vmp35@cornell.edu

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Quish, Edward

The history of modern political thought; capitalism and democratic theory; theories and practices of popular sovereignty; American political development (esp. relationship between economy, state-building, and empire)

› ejq7@cornell.edu

Sanadhya, Varun

Modern political thought, Democratic theory, Politics and Literature, with a particular reference to India’s political and intellectual history

› vs445@cornell.edu

Swanson, Jacob

History of political thought; political theory of the economy; economics and aesthetics; language and politics

› jgs275@cornell.edu

Vasko, Timothy

The international - borders, boundaries, and limits; indigenous struggles and sovereignty; settler colonialism and genocide; (inter)disciplinary politics; history of anthropology; anticolonial, postcolonial, and decolonial thought; continental philosophy

› tbv4@cornell.edu

Youh, Inni

 › iy58@cornell.edu

Zimmer, Daniel

Modern Political Thought; Theories of Sovereignty; Nonviolence; Democratic Theory

› dpz24@cornell.edu