Areas of Expertise
Our faculty and students are engaged in important and innovative research that cuts across the disciplinary boundaries of political science, public affairs, economics, and political psychology to tackle many of society’s grand challenges.
Our faculty have expertise in public opinion, electoral processes, political psychology, voting behavior, identity politics, judicial politics, and government institutions.
Our faculty are experts in comparative political economy and institutions, with a focus on regime change, party politics, and elite behavior.
Democracy & Dictatorship
Our faculty are experts in the characteristics that define a country’s regime and in the politics of transition between democracy and dictatorship.
Our faculty have expertise in adaptations to climate change, with special focus on collaboration, networks, water, energy, and natural disasters.
Law & Policy
Our faculty are experts the empirical study of law and public policy, particularly in the areas of environmental law, international law, drug policy, and criminal justice.
Political & Policy Networks
Our faculty are experts in the emergence, evolution, and impact of political and policy networks in collaborative governance, digital democracy, and illicit activities.