Political Science, Public Policy & Political Economy Faculty

Brian J.L. Berry
Lloyd Viel Berkner Regental Professor
Member of National Academy of Sciences

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Education: PhD, University of Washington
Research areas: Urban and regional development, spatial analysis, long-term macroeconomic/political relationships
Programs: Geospatial Information Sciences, Public Policy & Political Economy

Patrick T. Brandt
Professor of Political Science

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Education: PhD, Political Science, Indiana University
Research areas: political conflict, political economy, political processes
Programs: Political Science, Social Data Analytics and Research

Thomas L. Brunell
Professor of Political Science

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Education: PhD, Political Science, University of California, Irvine
Research areas: Elections, representation
Program: Political Science

Jonas Bunte
Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Political Economy

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Education: PhD, Political Science, University of Minnesota
Research areas: Politics of debt, trade and investment
Program: Public Policy & Political Economy

Anthony M. Champagne
Professor of Political Science
Advisor Emeritus of the Pre-Law Advising and Resource Center

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Education: PhD, Political Science, University of Illinois
Research areas: Judicial politics, Congressional history
Program: Political Science

Education: PhD, Political Science, Duke University
Research areas: Political economy of public support, survey research methodology, time series analysis
Programs: Political Science, Social Data Analytics and Research

Karen de Olivares
Director of Health Professions Advising Center
JAMP Faculty Director
Clinical Associate Professor of Public Policy and Political Economy

Education: Ph.D, University of Michigan
Research areas: Conflict and Gangs
Program: Public Policy & Political Economy

Paul Diehl
Ashbel Smith Professor of Political Science
Associate Provost and Director, Center for Teaching and Learning

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Education: Ph.D, Political Science, University of Michigan
Research areas: Enduring rivalries, UN peacekeeping, conflict management, international law
Program: Political Science

Vito D'Orazio
Assistant Professor of Political Science

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Education: Ph.D., Political Science, Pennsylvania State University
Research areas: Iinternational relations, quantitative methods, and software development
Programs: Political Science, Social Data Analytics and Research

Douglas Dow
Clinical Associate Professor of Political Science

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Education: PhD, Political Science, Johns Hopkins University
Research areas: Public law, legal theory and history, American politics
Program: Political Science

Lloyd J. Dumas
Professor of Political Economy and Public Policy

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Education: PhD, Economics, Columbia University
Research areas: Economics, engineering, sociology, history, public policy, military studies, peace science
Program: Public Policy & Political Economy

Euel W. Elliott
Associate Dean of Undergraduate Studies
Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Political Economy

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Education: PhD, Political Science, Duke University
Research areas: U.S. public policy, political institutions
Programs: Public Policy & Political Economy, Political Science, Social Data Analytics and Research

Simon M. Fass
Associate Professor of Public Policy
Program Head of Social Data Analytics and Research

Education: PhD, Urban Planning, University of California, Los Angeles
Research areas: Program design, evaluation
Programs: Public Policy & Political Economy, Social Data Analytics and Research

Thomas Gray
Assistant Professor of Political Science

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Education: Ph.D., University of Virginia
Research areas: Judicial Politics, State Politics, American Political Institutions
Program: Political Science

Edward J. Harpham
Associate Provost
Professor of Political Science
Director of Collegium V Honors Program

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Education: PhD, Government, Cornell University
Research areas: Political Theory, American Politics, Texas Politics.
Program: Political Science

Rodolfo Hernandez Guerrero
Clinical Assistant Professor
Director of the UTD Office of International Education and of the Center for US-Mexican Studies

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Education: PhD, Political Economy, University of Texas at Dallas
Research areas: U.S.- Mexico relations, Mexican politics, demographic transition in Latin American countries
Program: Public Policy & Political Economy

Donald A. Hicks
Professor of Political Economy and Public Policy

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Education: PhD, University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Research areas: Technology innovation, processes of emerging technologies and industries
Programs: Public Policy & Political Economy, Social Data Analytics and Research

Karl K. Ho
Clinical Associate Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Political Economy
Associate Program Director of Social Data Analytics and Research
EPPS Director of Academic Computing

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Education: PhD, Political Science, University of North Texas
Research areas: Comparative politics, democratization and peace process, elections and politics in East Asia
Programs: Political Science, Public Policy & Political Economy, Social Data Analytics and Research

Jennifer S. Holmes
Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Political Economy
Program Head of Political Science, Public Policy and Political Economy

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Education: PhD, Political Science, University of Minnesota
Research areas: Political violence, terrorism, political development
Programs: Public Policy & Political Economy, Political Science

Dohyeong Kim
Associate Professor of Public Policy and Political Economy, Geospatial Information Sciences
Director, Center for Geospatial Research in Global Health Policy

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Education: PhD, City and Regional Planning, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Research areas: Interdisciplinary public policy and planning aspects with emphasis on health and environmental policy analysis.
Programs: Public Policy & Political Economy, Geospatial Information Sciences, Social Data Analytics and Research

Patrick Larue
Lecturer of Political Science

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Education: PhD, Political Science, The University of Texas at Dallas
Research areas: International security, Terrorism, Governance, Comparative Courts
Program: Political Science

Murray J. Leaf
Professor of Anthropology and Political Economy

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Education: PhD, Social Anthropology, University of Chicago
Research areas: Legal philosophy, South Asia, socio-economic development, fundamental sociocultural theory
Program: Public Policy & Political Economy

Evan Lowe
Lecturer of Political Science

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Education: Ph.D., Political Science, University of North Texas
Research areas: Political Philosophy, Political Theory
Program: Political Science

Robert C. Lowry
Professor of Political Science

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Education: PhD, Political Economy and Government, Harvard University
Research areas: Political institutions, political and civic organizations, fiscal policy, political economy of higher education
Programs: Political Science, Social Data Analytics and Research

Banks Miller
Associate Professor of Political Science
PhD Advisor for Political Science

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Education: PhD, American Politics, Ohio State University
Research areas: Judicial behavior, specialized courts, state supreme courts, political methodology
Program: Political Science

Clint W. Peinhardt
Associate Professor of Political Science, Public Policy and Political Economy

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Education: PhD, Political Science, University of Michigan
Research areas: Politics of trade and investment
Programs: Political Science, Public Policy & Political Economy

Ravi Prakash
Affiliated Professor of Public Policy, Professor of Computer Science

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Education: Ph.D., Computer and Information Science, The Ohio State University
Research areas: Mobile Computing, Wireless Networking, Sensor Networking, Distributed Systems, Operating Systems
Program: Public Policy & Political Economy

Lawrence J. Redlinger
Professor of Political Economy and Sociology
Executive Director for Strategic Planning and Analysis

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Education: PhD, Sociology, Northwestern University
Research areas: Terrorism, espionage, strategic planning
Programs: Public Policy & Political Economy, Sociology

Education: PhD, Economics, University of New York at Binghamton
Research areas: Public economics, defense economics, game theory, environmental issues, terrorism
Programs: Economics, Political Science

Richard K. Scotch
Professor of Sociology, Public Policy and Political Economy
Program Head of Sociology

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Education: PhD, Sociology, Harvard University
Research areas: Interaction of social policy and social change
Programs: Sociology, Public Policy & Political Economy

Marianne C. Stewart
Professor of Political Science

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Education: PhD, Political Science, Duke University
Research areas: Electoral politics, political behavior, research methodology
Program: Political Science