Job Market Candidates in Political Science

Placement Director

Professor Banks Miller
millerbp@utdallas.edu
(972) 883-2930

2014 - 2015   Job Market Candidates

Laura N. Bell

Homepage | CV | lbell@utdallas.edu

Dissertation: Repercussions of Political Assassinations: A Post-Assassination Institutional
Analysis, 1970-2012
Research Interests: Political Assassinations, Political Violence, Human Rights, International Law,
Transitional Justice, the Middle East and Africa.
Advisor: Patrick T. Brandt

Iliyan R. Iliev

CV | iliyan@utdallas.edu

Dissertation: Energy Policy and Lobbying Dynamics in the U.S. Senate
Research Interests: Congress, Contributions and Lobbying, Legislative Rhetoric, Methodology
Advisor: Patrick T. Brandt

Calin Scoggins

Homepage | CV | calin.scoggins@utdallas.edu

Dissertation: Religion and Security: Towards a New Data Set and Increased Understanding
Research Interests: International security, religion and politics, political philosophy, comparative
constitutions, philosophy of social science
Advisor: Linda Camp Keith

Maureen T. Stobb

CV | maureen.stobb@utdallas.edu

Dissertation: From Rhetoric to Reality: Domestic Conditions Determining the Impact of International
Human Rights Norms
Research Interests: American Constitutional Law, Judicial Politics, Asylum and Refugee Law,
Human Rights, Comparative Constitutional law
Advisor: Linda Camp Keith

Lu-Chung Weng (Dennis Weng)

Homepage | CV | dennisweng@utdallas.edu

Dissertation: Political Participation and Democratic Citizenship in New Democracies-Asia in
Comparative Perspective
Research Interests: Electoral Behavior, Political Participation, Research Method, Asian Politics,
International Security
Advisor: Harold D. Clarke