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Comparative Politics

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Zoltan Barany

Frank C. Erwin, Jr. Centennial Professor |
512.232.7231 |
BAT 3.156

Education: Ph.D., University of Virginia

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Daniel M Brinks

Professor and Department Chair |
512-232-7252 |
BAT 2.116G

Education: Ph.D., J.D., University of Notre Dame, University of Michigan

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Jason Brownlee

Professor |
512-232-7304 |
BAT 3.146

Education: Ph.D., Princeton University

Interests: comparative politics, democracy, development, foreign intervention

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Henry Dietz

Professor Emeritus, University Distinguished Teaching Professor |
512.232.7209 |
MEZ 3.202

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

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Zachary Elkins

Associate Professor |
512.232.7250 |
BAT 4.120

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

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Rhonda L. Evans

Senior Lecturer and Director-Edward A. Clark Center for Australia and New Zealand Studies |
512-232-7234 |
BAT 4.150

Education: Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

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Gary Freeman

Professor Emeritus |
512-232-7278 |
BAT 4.148

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

Interests: Politics of immigration, comparative social policy, politics in western democracies

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John Gerring

Professor |
232-7254 |
BAT 3.136

Education: PhD, UC Berkeley

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Lawrence Graham

Professor Emeritus, Fellow at IC2

Education: Ph.D., University of Florida

Interests: Comparative Politics, Regionalism, and Development Policy and Management

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Kenneth Greene

Associate Professor |
512.232.7206 |
BAT 4.112

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

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Robert Hardgrave, Jr.

Temple Professor Emeritus of the Humanities in Government and Asian Studies

Education: PhD, University of Chicago

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Clement Henry

Professor Emeritus

Education: Ph.D., Harvard University

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John Higley, PhD

Professor Emeritus |
512.232.7236 |
BAT 4.154

Education: Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Interests: Comparative Politics, Political Sociology, Political Elites

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Stephanie Holmsten

Assistant Professor of Instruction-International Relations and Global Studies |
512-232-7215 |
MEZ 3.214

Education: PhD, Political Science, University of Texas

Interests: comparative politics, democratization, electoral institutions, race and gender, international organizations

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Wendy Hunter

Professor |
512.232.7247 |
BAT 3.138

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley

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Amy Liu

Associate Professor |
512-232-7249 |
BAT 3.128

Education: Ph.D., Emory University

Interests: ethnic politics, language policies, migration politics, Southeast Asia, Eastern Europe

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Xiaobo Lü

Associate Professor |
512-232-7257 |
BAT 3.152

Education: Ph.D., Yale University

Interests: Distributive politics of development; Chinese politics; comparative and international political economy

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Robert Luskin

Professor |
512-232-7230 |
BAT 3.148

Education: Ph.D., University of Michigan

Interests: Public opinion, voting behavior, political psychology, and statistical methods

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Patricia Maclachlan

Professor of Government and Asian Studies; Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Professor in Japanese Studies |
(512) 232-1724 |
BAT 3.150

Education: Ph.D., Columbia University

Interests: Comparative Politics; Politics of Japan and East Asia

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Raul L. Madrid

(on leave)
Professor |
512.232.7246 |
BAT 3.112

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

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Robert Moser

Professor |
512-232-7260 |
BAT 4.102

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin

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Michael W Mosser

Associate Professor of Instruction-International Relations and Global Studies |
232.7280 |
MEZ 3.222

Education: PhD, University of Wisconsin - Madison

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Ami Pedahzur

Professor, Ralph W Yarborough Centennial Professor of Liberal Arts |
512-232-1452 |
Mezes 3.140

Education: Ph.D., University of Haifa

Interests: Radicalism, Political Violence, Warfare, Middle East.

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Zeynep Somer-Topcu

Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies |
512-232-7209 |
Batts 3.124

Education: Ph.D., University of California, Davis

Interests: European politics, political parties, voter behavior, elections, representation

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Kurt Weyland

Professor, Mike Hogg Professor in Liberal Arts |
512.232.7253 |
BAT 4.126

Education: Ph.D., Stanford University

Interests: Democratization and authoritarian rule, social policy and policy diffusion, and populism in Latin America and Europe

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Christopher Wlezien

Hogg Professor of Government |
4.154 Batts

Education: Ph.D., University of Iowa

Interests: Public opinion, public policy, political institutions, elections, mass media, research methods

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