Our faculty members are nationally recognized in their fields and continue to research and publish while teaching both introductory and advanced courses—all the while bringing their cutting-edge research into the classroom.

Robin Kolodny

Professor

Chair 

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location_city 437 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Patricia Amberg-Blyskal

Assistant Professor

Former Director, Department of Veterans Affairs, New York Regional Office

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location_city 422 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Kevin (Vin) Arceneaux

Thomas J. Freaney, Jr. Professor of Political Science

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location_city 453 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Chloé Bakalar

Assistant Professor

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location_city 455 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Travis Blemings

Assistant Professor - Instructional

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location_city 461 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Nicolaos Catsis

Assistant Professor - Instructional

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location_city 422 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Elise Chor

Assistant Professor

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location_city 444 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science, Public Policy

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Nyron Crawford

Assistant Professor

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location_city 446 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Richard Deeg

Dean - College of Liberal Arts  

Professor 

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location_city 1228 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Lauren Farmer

Professor

Internship Coordinator​

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location_city 425 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Barbara Ferman

Professor

Director - University Community Collaborative​

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location_city Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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K. Orfeo Fioretos

Associate Professor

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location_city 456 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Heath Fogg Davis

Professor

Director- Gender, Sexuality and Women's Studies Program

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location_city 819 Anderson Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Gender, Sexuality & Women's Studies, Political Science

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Alexandra Guisinger

Associate Professor

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location_city 409 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Michael G. Hagen

Associate Professor

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location_city 439 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Alistair Howard

Assistant VP International Affairs

Associate Professor - Instructional

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location_city 200 Tuttleman Learning Center
1809 North 13th St.
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Roselyn Hsueh

Associate Professor

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location_city 443 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Richard Joslyn

Professor

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location_city 423 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia 19122

Political Science

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John S. Masker

Associate Professor - Instructional

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location_city 429 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Joseph P. McLaughlin, Jr.

Director - Institute for Public Affairs

Director - Center on Regional Politics

Director - Pennsylvania Policy Database Project

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location_city 840 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science, Public Policy

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Alex Melonas

Assistant Professor - Instructional

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location_city Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Gary Mucciaroni

Professor

Director of the Master of Public Policy Program

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location_city 843 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science, Public Policy

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David Nickerson

Professor

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location_city 440 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science, Public Policy

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Mark A. Pollack

Professor

Director of the Global Studies Program

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location_city 662 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Global Studies, Political Science

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Scott B. Ritner

Assistant Professor - Instructional

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location_city 431 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Michael Sances

Assistant Professor

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location_city Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Danielle K. Scherer

Assistant Professor - Instructional

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location_city 663 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Global Studies, Political Science

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location_city 435 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Hillel David Soifer

Associate Professor

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location_city 463 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Jessica Stanton

Associate Professor

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location_city 460 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Sandra L. Suárez

Professor

Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs 

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location_city 1249 Anderson Hall
1114 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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location_city 457 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

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Jane Vaynman

Assistant Professor

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location_city 445 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Sean L. Yom

Associate Professor

Undergraduate Chair

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location_city 452 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Adam Ziegfeld

Assistant Professor

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location_city 454 Gladfelter Hall
1115 Polett Walk
Philadelphia PA 19122

Political Science

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Emeritus Faculty

Retired and emeriti professors maintain connections to the Department, but rarely teach courses. Emeriti professors also may retain office space or other privileges in the Department.