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.

Democracy & Dictatorship Faculty

Jessica Maves Braithwaite

Jessica Maves Braithwaite

Assistant Professor

  • International relations
  • Violent and nonviolent conflict
  • Human rights and repression
Social Sciences 343
Jennifer Cyr

Jennifer Cyr

Associate Professor

  • Comparative politics
  • Democracy and representation
  • Qualitative and mixed methods
Social Sciences 328A2
Suzanne Dovi

Suzanne Dovi

Associate Professor

  • Democratic theory
  • Representation
  • Ethics and public policy
Social Sciences 325
William Mishler

William Mishler

Professor

  • Democratization
  • Human trafficking
  • Public opinion/behavior
Social Sciences 314A
Paul Schuler

Paul Schuler

Assistant Professor

  • Political institutions
  • Authoritarian regimes
  • Southeast Asia
Social Sciences 318