Faculty

Jason Ross Arnold

Jason Ross Arnold, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

and Chair

A.I. Governance and Ethics

Information technology and politics

Foreign influence operations

John Aughenbaugh

John Aughenbaugh, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Supreme Court

Judicial Branch

Public Administration

Christopher Burdett

Chris Burdett, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

and Special Assistant to the Dean, College of Humanities and Sciences

Europe

Identity

International Politics

Carrie Coberly

Carolyn Coberly

Instructor

and Experiential Learning Coordinator

Deirdre Condit

Deirdre Condit, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Women

Gender Identity

Reproductive Technologies

Dr. John Froitzheim

John L. Froitzheim, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Comparative politics

International relations

Public law

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Alex Keena, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Political Representation

Elections

Legislative Politics

Douglas Kimemia

Douglas Kimemia, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor; VCU Globe Faculty Fellow; Director of the East African Study Abroad Program

Democracy

Africa

Conflicts

William Newmann

William W. Newmann, Ph.D.

Professor

Presidential Decision Making

U.S. National Security

East Asian Security

Simon Okoth

Simon Okoth, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

and Director of Internships

Water Rights

Climate Policies

Emergency Response

Michael Paarlberg

Michael Ahn Paarlberg, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Latin America

International Migration

Labor Politics

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Alexandra Reckendorf, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

and Associate Chair

Public Opinion

Political Behavior

Elections

Christopher Saladino

Christopher Saladino

Associate Professor

International Relations

Human Security

Communitarian Economics

Andrea Simonelli

Andrea Simonelli, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

and Thrust 4 Research Director, Institute for Sustainable Energy and Environment

Climate

Human Migration

Displacement

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Jessica Trisko Darden, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Violence

Gender

Security

Judyth Twigg

Judyth Twigg, Ph.D.

Professor

Public Health

Eurasia

Program Evaluation

Rodney the ram

Nelson Wikstrom, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Intergovernmental Relations

Metropolitan Areas

Amanda Wintersieck

Amanda L. Wintersieck, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

and Director, Institute for Democracy, Pluralism, and Community Empowerment

Political Behavior

Political Communication

Campaigns &

Jatia Wrighten

Jatia Wrighten, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Black Women

State Legislatures

Leadership