Areas of Expertise
Our faculty and students are engaged in important and innovative research 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 how government, business, and the nonprofit sector identify solutions to complex policy problems using partnerships, alliances, and networks.
Conflict & Security
Our faculty are experts in the causes, conduct, management, and consequences of conflict, as well as forced migration and criminal violence.
Our faculty are experts in using scientific and computational methods to extract insights about policy and political processes from data.
Our faculty have expertise in adaptations to climate change, with special focus on collaboration, networks, water, energy, and natural disasters.
Our faculty have expertise in the politics of conflict and conflict management, global market governance, regional and global hierarchies, and international cooperation.
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.
Our faculty are experts in the influence of identity, biology, psychology, and ideology on voter behavior, public opinion, and public attitudes.