Bruce Sacerdote – Dartmouth College
Bruce Sacerdote is a Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College. His research interests include an array of public policy issues, and bring the rigor of economic research to bear on such questions as the impact of education on income, health, and well-being; the effect of relocation after Hurricane Katrina on students’ educational outcomes; why there are fertility differences across developed countries; the incentives for criminal activity; and the life chances of adopted children living in different family environments.
Sara Sadhwani – University of Southern California
Sara Sadhwani is a PhD Candidate at the University of Southern California and recipient of the Haynes-Lindley Dissertation Fellowship for the study of Southern California from the John Randolph and Dora Haynes Foundation. She is a visiting lecturer at Pomona College.
Hernán Cortés Saenz – Autonomous University of Barcelona
Hernán Cortés Saenz, from Barcelona (Spain), is pursuing a Ph.D. in International Relations at the Autonomous University of Barcelona focusing on Oil and Power Relations, and working as free-lance Consultant / Researcher on International Politics. He has also being part of many civil society campaigns such as the Campaign for the Reform of International Institutions, Robin Hood Tax Campaign, Tackle Tax Havens, Food Sovereignty and Global Democracy, etc. You can follow him in @nanchisworld.
Emmanuel Saez – University of California-Berkeley.
Emmanuel Saez is a professor of economics and director of the Center for Equitable Growth at the University of California-Berkeley.
Alex Sager – Portland State University
Alex Sager is Associate Professor of Philosophy and University Studies at Portland State University and editor of the recent collection The Ethics and Politics of Migration: Core Issues and Emerging Trends (Rowman & Littlefield International, 2016). Follow him on Twitter: @aesager.
Tina Saitone – University of California, Davis
Tina L. Saitone is a project economist in the Agricultural and Resource Economics Department at the University of California, Davis.
Nilay Saiya – Nanyang Technological University, Singapore
Nilay Saiya is an Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Global Affairs at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. He has research and teaching interests in the areas of Religion and Global Politics, International Security, American Foreign Policy, and Middle East Politics.
Javier Sajuria – University College London
Javier Sajuria is a PhD student at UCL and a Teaching Fellow in Quantitative Methods at the Department of Political Science. He also worked as speechwriter and contents manager for a campaign in the 2009 Chilean presidential election. Javier is doing research on the field of Internet Politics and Political Behaviour. Javier’s interests also include political methodology, voting behaviour, and new options for political participation.
Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi – Columbia Business School
Alireza Tahbaz-Salehi is Daniel W. Stanton Association Professor of Business at Columbia Business School. His research focuses on the implications of network economies for business cycle fluctuations and financial stability.
Carlos Salinas de Gortari – President of Mexico (1988-94)
Dr Carlos Salinas de Gortari is a Mexican economist and politician. He served as President of Mexico between 1988 and 1994, during which time he was responsible for negotiating and ratifying the North American Free Trade Agreement. He gained his PhD from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government in 1978.
Cynthia Salloum – EHESS/IRSEM
Cynthia Salloum is a political scientist completing her PhD at the political studies department of the École des hautes études en sciences sociales (EHESS). She is currently an affiliate fellow at the Institute for Strategic Research (IRSEM) at the French Ministry of Defense and a visiting PhD Fellow at the European University Institute (SPS, EUI) in Florence. She is active within the CNRS-based Raymond Aron Center for Sociological and Political Research (CESPRA) and teaches at Sciences Po (IEP), in Paris.
Richard B. Saltman – Emory University
Professor Richard B. Saltman is Professor of Health Policy and Management at the Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia. His research focuses on the behavior of European health care systems, particularly in the Nordic Region. He has published 20 books and 130 articles and book chapters on a wide variety of health policy topics, particularly on the structure and behavior of European health care systems.
Mario Samano – HEC Montreal
Mario Samano is an associate professor of economics at HEC Montreal and Researcher at CIRANO. His work focuses on gasoline and electricity markets.
Juan Pablo Vazquez Sampere – EADA Business School
Juan Pablo Vazquez Sampere is a professor of business administration at EADA Business School in Barcelona.
Robert J. Sampson – Harvard University
Robert J. Sampson is the Henry Ford II Professor of the Social Sciences at Harvard University and Director of the Boston Area Research Initiative. His research focuses on crime and disorder, the life course, race and urban inequality, neighborhood effects, civic engagement, and the social structure of the contemporary city. His most recent book, Great American City: Chicago and the Enduring Neighborhood Effect, received the 2014 Distinguished Scholarly Book Award from the American Sociological Association.
Lisa Sanchez is an assistant professor in the School of Government and Public Policy at the University of Arizona. Her research focuses on the relationship between a rising US Latino population and its electoral impacts within the United States Congress. She works on projects related to the intersection of legislative politics, race and ethnicity, political behavior, and legislative policy.
Michael W. Sances – University of Memphis
Michael W. Sances is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Memphis. His research focuses on representation, state and local politics, and research methods.
Amber N. Sanders – The Pennsylvania State University
Amber N. Sanders is a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology and Criminology at The Pennsylvania State University. She completed her MS in criminal justice at UNC-Charlotte in 2013. Her current research examines crime trends, school violence, and substance use.
Scott R. Sanders – Brigham Young University
Scott R. Sanders is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at Brigham Young University.
Gary Sands – Wayne State University
Gary Sands is an Emeritus Associate Professor of Urban Planning at Wayne State University. He has worked extensively with community-based organizations, local governments and private developers on various development issues.
Jack Santucci – Drexel University
Jack Santucci is Assistant Teaching Professor at Drexel University, Adjunct Professor at James Madison University, and a 2017 graduate of Georgetown University’s doctoral program in Government. He is writing a book on the rise and fall of multi-winner ranked voting in American cities, 1893-1962.
Wayne Santoro – University of New Mexico
Wayne Santoro is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of New Mexico. His work lies at the intersection of race, politics, and social movements. He examines how blacks and Latinos have mobilized to compel governments to become responsive to community concerns as well as how these populations in turn have been affected by government actions. Other work investigates Mexican American political-mobilization and the political dynamics that took place during the decline of the civil rights movement.
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Itay Saporta- Stanford University
Itay Saporta-Eksten is a fifth-year Ph.D. candidate in the Stanford Department of Economics. His main fields of interest are macro and labor economics with a special focus on business cycles. He is currently involved in research projects studying the role of mobility in the great recession, the aggregate effects of uncertainty shocks, the dynamics of R&D over the business cycle and the importance of labor supply as a self-insurance mechanism. He previously worked as a product manager in the high-tech sector.
Daniel J. Sargent – University of California, Berkeley
Daniel J. Sargent is Assistant Professor of History, University of California, Berkeley. He is the author of A Superpower Transformed: The Remaking of American Foreign Relations in the 1970s, published in January by Oxford University Press.
Francesco Sarracino – STATEC
Francesco Sarracino is an economist at STATEC, the national institute of statistics of Luxembourg, and an associate member of the scientific network of the Laboratory for Comparative Social Research – Higher School of Economics, Russia. His work aims at identifying policies to make economic growth compatible with people’s well-being and, ultimately, to pursue a sustainable development. His research focuses on developed and developing countries and is based on within and cross-country empirical evidence.
Heather Sarsons is a PhD candidate at Harvard University. Her research focuses on topics related to gender and race inequality in the labour market. She can be found on Twitter @saskatchewin.
Saskia Sassen – Columbia University
Saskia Sassen is Professor, Columbia University and co-chairs its Committee on Global Thought. Her forthcoming book is Expulsions: Brutality and Complexity in the Global Economy (Harvard University Press 2014). She has received multiple honors, most recently the 2013 Principe de Asturias Prize for the Social Sciences.
Isaac Sasson – LSE Social Policy
Dr Isaac Sasson is a Fellow in Population Health, Department of Social Policy at the LSE. His Interests are the social determinants of health, educational disparities in adult mortality, stratification and the life course, and statistical methods.
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Raphael Sassower – University of Colorado, Colorado Springs
Raphael Sassower is professor of philosophy at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs. His interests include postmodern technoscience, cultural critique, and postcapitalism. Recent publications include Digital Exposure: Postmodern Postcapitalism (2013) and Religion and Sports in American Culture (with Jeff Scholes, 2014).
Amy Satoh – Feeding America
Amy Satoh is a Manager of Social Policy Research and Analysis at Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger-relief charity. Her research projects are focused on food insecurity and related coping strategies of low-income populations including federal nutrition programs and charitable food assistance. She received her master’s degree from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration.
Kyle L. Saunders – Colorado State University
Kyle L. Saunders is Associate Professor of Political Science in the Department of Political Science at Colorado State University.
Sarah Scaffidi – LSE US Centre
Sarah Scaffidi is the Researcher of the US Centre’s State of the States project. Sarah recently completed an MSc in Social Policy Research from the LSE, and has spent two years working in policy communications in Washington, D.C.
Brian Schaffner – University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Brian Schaffner is a Professor in the political science department at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and a faculty associate at the Institute for Quantitative Social Science at Harvard University. His research focuses on public opinion, campaigns and elections, political parties, and legislative politics. He is co-editor of the book Winning with Words: The Origins & Impact of Political Framing, co-author of Understanding Political Science Research Methods: The Challenge of Inference, author of Politics, Parties and Elections in America (7th edition). His research has appeared in over two-dozen refereed journal articles, including the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the British Journal of Political Science, Public Opinion Quarterly, Political Communication, Political Research Quarterly, Legislative Studies Quarterly, and Social Science Quarterly.
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach – Brookings
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach is the director of The Hamilton Project and a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. She is currently on leave from her position as an associate professor in the School of Education and Social Policy at Northwestern University. She is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a research affiliate of the Institute for Research on Poverty. She studies issues related to child poverty, including education policy, child health, and food consumption.
Erick Schickler – University of California, Berkeley
Eric Schickler is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Berkeley. His research and teaching interests are in the areas of American politics, the U.S. Congress, rational choice theory, American political development, and public opinion.
Scott Schieman – University of Toronto
Scott Schieman is a Professor at the University of Toronto. His research and teaching interests fall into three broad areas: health/medical, work/stratification, and the sociology of religion.
Seth Schindler – University of Sheffield
Seth Schindler is an urban geographer interested in rapidly growing metropolises in developing countries. He is particularly interested in theorizing urban transformation in these cities, which oftentimes cannot be explained by mainstream urban theory that was developed largely in Europe and North America.
Mimi Schippers – Tulane University
Mimi Schippers is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology at Tulane University. Her research interests include sexuality, gender, social theory, Feminist Theory, Queer Theory, culture, polyamory, and non-monogamies.
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Todd Schoellman – Arizona State University
Todd Schoellman is an assistant professor of economics at Arizona State University. His research focuses on human capital and development, with the goal of measuring the size and source of differences in workers’ skill across countries and over time.
Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey – LSE Government Department
Cheryl Schonhardt-Bailey is a Reader in Political Science at the LSE and has published several articles and books on 19th century British trade policy. She has employed textual analysis software to examine legislative debates on abortion, and the rhetoric of US presidents (from Woodrow Wilson to Barack Obama). Her most recent book isDeliberating American Monetary Policy: A Textual Analysis (MIT Press, 2013) which provides a systematic examination of deliberation on monetary policy from 1976 to 2008.
Wendy Scattergood – St. Norbert College
Wendy Scattergood is an assistant professor of Political Science and an associate with the Strategic Research Center at St. Norbert College in De Pere, Wisconsin. She teaches courses on American political polarization, global political extremism, environmental politics, and policy analysis. She has written and analyzed the bi-annual Wisconsin Survey for the last 15 years.
Ariela Schachter – Washington University in St. Louis
Ariela Schachter is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Washington University in St. Louis. Her primary research interests include immigration, race relations, and inequality in the United States, with a focus on experimental and causal inference methods.
Waltraud Schelkle is Associate Professor of Political Economy at the European Institute of the London School of Economics. She was the convenor of the first hearing of the LSE Commission on the Future of Britain in Europe that deliberated on “EU Financial Integration & Protection for Eurozone “Outs”. She is presently working on a book about “The political economy of monetary solidarity: understanding the experiment of the euro” (under contract with OUP).
Dietram A. Scheufele – University of Wisconsin-Madison
Dietram A. Scheufele is the John E. Ross Professor in Science Communication at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and Honorary Professor of Communication at the Dresden University of Technology (Germany). He serves as Co-PI of the Center for Nanotechnology in Society at Arizona State University, and currently also co-chairs the National Academies’ Roundtable on Public Interfaces of the Life Sciences.
Andreas T. Schmidt – University of Groningen
Andreas T. Schmidt is Assistant Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Groningen in the Netherlands. His research centres on the nature of socio-political freedom, the ethics of public policy, public health, and distributive justice.
Christian Schneider – LSE International Drug Policy Unit Research Associate
Christian Schneider is a Swiss-based illicit drug market and drug policy analyst. He holds a PhD from the University of Zurich and his research interests focus on how states address the challenges of transnational illicit flows, with an emphasis on how these flows are measured and monitored, how government agencies adapt to them and why states create international frameworks to solve the problems created by them. . He also serves as a member of the International Police Advisory Group of the Law Enforcement and HIV Network (LEAHN). He is currently working as an organized crime analyst at the Swiss Federal Office of Police.
Monica C Schneider – Miami University in Oxford, Ohio
Monica C Schneider is Associate Professor of Political Science at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. Her research and teaching interests include political psychology, stereotypes of female candidates, and women’s political ambition.
Emily U. Schilling – University of Iowa
Emily Schilling received her PhD from the University of Iowa and currently is Postdoctoral Research Associate at Washington University in St. Louis. Her study interests are in American Politics, in particular Congress and state legislatures. Her research focuses on voting decisions made in legislating bodies.
Soren J. Schmidt – Yale Law School
Soren J. Schmidt is a J.D. candidate at Yale Law School.
Karen Schnatterly – University of Missouri
Karen Schnatterly is the Emma S. Hibbs Distinguished Professor of Management at the University of Missouri. She was previously on faculty at the University of Minnesota. She is a member of the Academy of Management and the Strategic Management Society. Her teaching and research interests include white-collar crime, boards of directors and institutional owners (corporate governance generally). As a result of her research in white-collar crime, she has been quoted frequently by various news organisations. She has published in top journals has authored several book chapters. She is also an associate editor of the Journal of Management.
Benjamin Schneer – Florida State University
Benjamin Schneer Is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Florida State University.
Martijn Schoonvelde – European University Institute
Martijn Schoonvelde is a Max Weber Fellow in Political Science at the European University Institute in Florence. His email is Martijn.Schoonvelde@eui.eu and he can be found on twitter at @hjms. A Dutch version of this text appeared on Stuk Rood Vlees: http://www.stukroodvlees.nl
Susanne Schorpp – Georgia State University
Susanne Schorpp is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Georgia State University. Her main area of research is in judicial politics, with a focus on separation of powers, rights protection, and legitimacy. Her research has been published in journals including the Journal of Politics, Justice System Journal, and Journal of Law and Courts.
Jen Schradie – Sciences Po Paris, Observatoire Sociologique du Changement
Jen Schradie is an Assistant Professor at the Observatoire sociologique du changement (OSC) at Sciences Po in Paris. Her broad research agenda is to interrogate digital democracy claims with empirical data. Despite recent panic about digital threats to democracy, many theorists have still suggested that the Internet can enable a more participatory, pluralist society, but her research challenges these claims, spanning three areas: the digital divide, digital activism, and digital labor. She has found that inequalities, ideologies, and institutions shape participation in our new information society.
Jonathan Schroeder – Rochester Institute of Technology
Jonathan Schroeder is the William A. Kern Professor of Communications at Rochester Institute of Technology, and a Visiting Fellow at the Department of Media and Communications, London School of Economics for 2016-17.
Jenny Schuetz – Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System
Jenny Schuetz is an Economist in the Division of Consumer and Community Affairs at the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Her research focuses on urban economics, real estate and housing policy. Jenny received a PhD in Public Policy from Harvard University, a Master’s in City Planning from M.I.T., and a B.A. with Highest Distinction in Economics and Political and Social Thought from the University of Virginia. Her current projects include a study of transit-oriented development in Los Angeles and an evaluation of the federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program.
Moritz Schularick – University of Bonn
Moritz Schularick is a Professor of Economics at the University of Bonn. Previously, he taught at the Free University of Berlin and was a visiting professor at New York University and Cambridge University. His work focuses on credit cycles, the causes and effects of financial crises, as well as the history of financial globalization and the international monetary system.
John E. Schulenberg – University of Michigan
John Schulenberg is a Research Professor, Institute for Social Research, and Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan. He has published widely on several topics concerning adolescence and the transition to adulthood, bringing a developmental perspective to understanding health risks and difficulties. He helps direct the NIDA-funded national Monitoring the Future study on the etiology and epidemiology of substance use, focusing on individual and contextual risk factors, course, co-morbidity, consequences, and historical variation across adolescence and adulthood.
Paul Schuler is an Assistant Professor at the University of Arizona School of Government and Public Policy. His research centres on authoritarian politics and democratic transitions. His regional focus is on Southeast Asia, with a particular specialisation on Vietnam. Previous work by Dr Schuler has appeared in the American Political Science Review, Legislative Studies Quarterly, and the Journal of East Asian Studies.
Gijs Schumacher – University of Amsterdam
Gijs Schumacher (@gijsschumacher) is assistant professor of political science at the University of Amsterdam.
Hannes Schwandt – University of Zurich
Hannes Schwandt is an Assistant Professor in Economics. Before joining the Economics Department in Zurich he spent three years as a post-doc at Princeton, after receiving his PhD in the European Doctoral Programme at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona and the London School of Economics. His research interests include Health Economics, Economic Demography, Labour Economics, and Subjective Wellbeing.
Carlo Schwarz – University of Warwick
Carlo Schwarz is a doctoral student of the ESRC Centre for Competitive Advantage in the Global Economy (CAGE) at the University of Warwick. His research interests are in applied microeconomics, political economy and text analysis/machine learning.
Jamil S. Scott – Michigan State University
Jamil S. Scott is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University.
Michele Scott – North Carolina State University
Michele Scott is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at North Carolina State University. Her research primarily focuses on food, especially as it relates to health, identity, and local cultures. She is the author of “Barbecue Tofu and the Most Southern Food on Earth” and the forthcoming, “Eschew Your Food: Foodies, Healthism and the Elective Restrictive Diet.”
Lyle Scruggs – University of Connecticut
Lyle Scruggs is a professor of political science and member of the Human Rights Institute’s Research Program on Social and Economic Rights at the University of Connecticut. His recent research examines the impact of economic conditions on attitudes about climate change and the relationship between social insurance protection and health outcomes.
Nicholas R. Seabrook – University of North Florida
Nicholas Seabrook is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at the University of North Florida. His research interests include constitutional law; American government and politics; judicial behavior; direct Democracy; fair housing policy; political geography, and elections.
Kiat Ying Seah – National University of Singapore
Kiat Ying Seah is an Assistant Professor in the NUS Department of Real Estate with expertise in real estate finance and urban economics. Kiat Ying’s research interests range from examining racial differences in housing markets to studying institutional investment in real estate. She teaches courses in Urban Economics and Real Estate Finance.
Todd S. Sechser – University of Virginia
Todd S. Sechser is Associate Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia, and a former Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. His research focuses on coercion and diplomacy in international politics. His research has been published in the American Journal of Political Science, International Organization, and other academic journals.
Stephan Seiler – Stanford University
Stephan Seileris an assistant professor of marketing at Stanford University’s Graduate School of Business and a research associate in CEP’s productivity and innovation programme. His research focuses on analyzing consumer choice in various markets.
Mitchell D. Sellers – University of Florida
Mitchell D. Sellers is a doctoral candidate at the University of Florida. His research focuses on state politics and policies, executive politics, policy diffusion, and LGBT rights. His research has recently appeared in Administration & Society, Political Research Quarterly, and the edited volume Transgender Rights and Politics (University of Michigan Press).
Moshe Semyonov – Tel Aviv University
Moshe Semyonov holds the Bernard and Audre Rapoport Chair Professor of the Sociology of Labor at Tel Aviv University and is Professor Emeritus both at Tel Aviv University and at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Semyonov’s research interests lie in the areas of comparative stratification and inequality and causes and consequences of global migration. Recent publications deal with wealth inequality in a comparative perspective, trends of gender inequality in the U.S. labor market, integration of immigrants in the Israeli labor market, and attitudes toward immigrants in European societies.
Anirban Sengupta – Senior Data Scientist
Anirban Sengupta is a Senior Data Scientist at a Fortune 100 company. His research on airline pricing, effects of Internet on pricing, health outcomes research, and social networking has been published in economic, health, and social welfare journals.
Marc A. Sennewald – University of Houston
Marc A. Sennewald has lectured in law and politics at the University of Houston. His research interests include judicial behavior and political parties.
Mine Zeynep Senses – Johns Hopkins University
Mine Zeynep Senses Is an Assistant Professor of International Economics at Johns Hopkins University. Her research interests include international trade, labor markets, and foreign investment.
Jungkun Seo – Kyung Hee University
Jungkun Seo is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Kyung Hee University. Dr. Seo is teaching American Politics, US Foreign Policy, and Party Politics. Prior to Kyung Hee University, he also taught at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington (2007– 2012). Professor Seo’s research interests include American politics of foreign policymaking and US policy toward East Asia.
Jaime Settle – College of William & Mary
Jaime Settle is an Assistant Professor of Government at the College of William & Mary, where she directs the Social Networks and Political Psychology Lab and co-directs the Social Science Research Methods Center. Her work focuses on how political contexts and social interactions affect our political behavior, and how innate differences between people (genetic, physiological, and psychological differences) moderate the effects of those contextual and interpersonal exposures.
Mark Setzler – High Point University
Mark Setzler is professor of political science at High Point University in High Point, North Carolina. His research focuses on the under-representation of political minorities in both new and established democracies. His recent scholarship on gender includes articles in Politics & Gender, Religion and Politics, and PS: Political Science and Politics.
Jay Sexton – Rothermere American Institute, Corpus Christi College, Oxford
Jay Sexton is Director of the Rothermere American Institute and University Lecturer and Tutorial Fellow in American History at Corpus Christi College, Oxford. His research focuses on nineteenth century America and its connections with the wider world. His most recent book is The Monroe Doctrine: Empire and Nation in Nineteenth-Century America (2011).
Richard Sexton – University of California, Davis
Richard J. Sexton is a professor and Chair of the Agricultural and Resource Economics Department, University of California, Davis.
Dhavan V. Shah – University of Wisconsin–Madison
Dhavan V. Shah is Maier-Bascom Professor at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he is director of the Mass Communication Research Center. He is housed in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, with appointments in Industrial and Systems Engineering, Marketing, and Political Science. His work concerns framing effects on social judgments, digital media influence on civic and political engagement, and the impact of health information and communication technologies on chronic disease management.
Hemal Shah is a research associate for India and South Asia Studies at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington DC. She completed her MSc in Development Studies from LSE in 2010, and tweets @hemalshah_7. Hemal is a regular contibutor to the India At LSE blog. Read more of her posts here.
Paru Shah – University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Paru Shah is an Assistant Professor at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Her research centers on American politics, with an emphasis on race, ethnicity and politics, urban politics, and public policy analysis.
Sono Shah is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at University of California, Riverside.
Zhe Shan – University of Cincinnati
Zhe Shan is an assistant professor in the Department of Operations, Business Analytics, and Information Systems in the Lindner College of Business at the University of Cincinnati. He earned his Ph.D. in business administration and operations research from Penn State University’s Smeal College of Business. His research interests include fintech innovation, information security, patient-centred healthcare and business process analytics.
Mark Shanahan – University of Reading
Mark Shanahan is an Associate Professor and Head of Department for Politics & International Relations at the University of Reading.
Jerry Shannon – University of Georgia
Dr. Shannon studies food access and food security, with a specific focus on urban and urbanizing communities in the United States. Using both spatial analysis and qualitative methods, his research asks how food provisioning practices are influenced by food environments and by the larger economic and social landscape of urban neighborhoods. He has a specific interest in community engaged research that works with members of impacted communities to develop more sustainable and equitable food systems and neighborhoods.
Jeffrey Sharlein – University of Pennsylvania
Jeffrey Sharlein, MSW, is a doctoral candidate in social welfare at the University of Pennsylvania’s School of Social Policy and Practice. In addition to his research on the effects of transfer policies, he currently studies connections between lawbreaking and neighborhood disadvantage among youth.
Laine P. Shay – University of Georgia
Laine P. Shay is a political science graduate student at the University of Georgia. His areas of interest include political institutions and legislative politics.
Geoffrey Sheagley – University of Minnesota, Duluth
Geoffrey Sheagley is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Minnesota, Duluth. His current research interests include political parties and polarization, the quality of political judgment, and ideological reasoning among members of the mass public.
Nicholas Sheard – Aix-Marseille School of Economics
Nicholas Sheard is a post-doctoral researcher at the Aix-Marseille School of Economics in the south of France. His research is on urban and regional economics, primarily transportation (mostly related to air travel) and urban housing location.
Dennis Shen graduated from the MPA in International Development from the London School of Economics in 2013, and completed undergraduate studies at Cornell University. He worked with Alliance Bernstein in New York and London, most recently in the role of European Economist. His research interests include international political economy, global governance and environmental regulation.
Ye Shen – University of Georgia
Ye Shen is Assistant Professor of Biostatistics in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the College of Public Health, the University of Georgia. His research interests include Longitudinal Data Analysis and Spatial Statistics.
Nancy Sherman – Georgetown University
Nancy Sherman is University Professor and Professor of Philosophy at Georgetown University. She is a former Guggenheim Fellow and served as the inaugural holder of the Distinguished Chair in Ethics at the US Naval Academy. Her most recent books include Afterwar: Healing the Moral Wounds of our Soldiers (Oxford University Press, 2015) andThe Untold War (W. W. Norton, 2010).
Allison Shertzer – University of Pittsburgh
Allision Shertzer is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Pittsburgh. Her research interests include Economic History, Public Economics, and Urban Economics.
Jordan Shewmaker is a 2014 graduate of Centre College and will begin studies at the University of Kentucky College of Law beginning in the Fall 2015.
Shih-Jiunn Shi – National Taiwan University
Shih-Jiunn Shi is a professor in the Graduate Institute of National Development, National Taiwan University. His fields of research include comparative social policy with particular regional focus on Mainland China and Taiwan, European social policy. His publications feature in peer-reviewed journals such as Journal of Social Policy, Social Policy & Administration, Policy & Politics, International Journal of Social Welfare, Public Management Review. Currently, he is conducting several research projects on the development of social policy in Greater China, and is collaborating with other scholars in the research on East Asian social policy.
Yongren Shi – Cornell University
Yongren Shi is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Sociology at Cornell University. His research interests include social dynamics, agent based modeling, and online social networks.
Yu Shi – University of Illinois at Chicago
Yu Shi is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Public Administration at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her research focuses on intergovernmental relations, collective actions, and public debt management. She is currently working on her dissertation, which explores the impact of fiscal federalism on government performance in the United States.
Eran Shor – McGill University
Eran Shor is Assistant Professor of Sociology at McGill University. His interests include political conflict, human rights, national identities, and media representations. Shor’s research focuses on the intersection of conflict, terrorism and human rights on a cross-national basis. He has recently completed comparative research on the various factors playing a role in states’ counterterrorist policies.
Reveka V. Shteynberg – University at Albany
Reveka V. Shteynberg is a Doctoral student in the School of Criminal Justice at the University at Albany, State University of New York. Her research focuses on criminal courts and criminal justice reform, particularly as it relates to plea bargaining, bail and pretrial detention, juror decision-making, juvenile justice, and policy and program evaluation.
Greg Shufeldt – University of Arkansas at Little Rock
Greg Shufeldt is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Within American Politics, his research and teaching interests include state and local politics, political parties, and campaigns and elections. His current research is focused on the conceptualization, measurement, and normative implications of the quality of democracy in the American States.
J. Matthew Shumway – Brigham Young University
J. Matthew Shumway is a Professor in the Department of Geography at Brigham Young University. His research interests include the causes and consequences of spatial mobility at micro and macro scales, and population, economic, & land-use changes in rural America.
Shade Shutters – Arizona State University
Shade Shutters is a research scientist with the Global Security Initiative at Arizona State University, in Tempe, Arizona, USA. His research interests include urban dynamics and economic development, intercity trade networks, metropolitan science, and an emerging applied field of “municipal intelligence”. Prior to earning a doctorate in theoretical ecology, he worked for several years in the field of international finance. His two most recent relevant publications are, How hard is it for urban economies to become “green”? (2015) in Environment & Planning B: Planning and Design and Quantifying urban economic resilience through labour force interdependence (Palgrave, 2015).
Diane Sicotte – Drexel University
Diane Sicotte is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Her research focuses on the causes and consequences of environmental inequality and injustice. She is currently working on a book tracing the development of environmental inequality in the Philadelphia area. She is the author of “Saving Ourselves by Acting Locally: Environmental Justice Activism in The Philadelphia Area, 1981-2001,” in Nature’s Entrepot: Philadelphia’s Urban Sphere and its Environmental Thresholds (University of Pittsburgh Press, 2012).
Kaitlin Sidorsky – Coastal Carolina University
Kaitlin Sidorsky is an Assistant Professor at Coastal Carolina University. Her research interests include political ambition, political appointments, and the intersection of gender and federalism.
Genevieve Siegel-Hawley – Virginia Commonwealth University
Genevieve Siegel-Hawley is an assistant professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at Virginia Commonwealth University’s School of Education. Her research focuses on segregation, inequality, and opportunity in US schools, along with policy options to promote an inclusive, integrated society.
James F. Siekmeier – LSE IDEAS and West Virginia University
Professor James Siekmeier is a Visiting Senior Fellow at LSE IDEAS, and an Associate Professor in the Department of History at West Virginia University. He has taught at colleges and universities in Washington, D.C.; Iowa, Texas, and in Bolivia. He has published articles in Diplomatic History, Pacific Historical Review, and the Latin Americanist.He published The Bolivian Revolution and the United States, 1952-Present (Penn State University Press), in 2011.
Sonja E. Siennick – Florida State University
Sonja E. Siennick is an Associate Professor at Florida State University’s College of Criminology and Criminal Justice. She studies criminal offending and mental health problems in the contexts of the life course and kinship and friendship relations. Her work has appeared in Criminology, Journal of Research in Crime and Delinquency, Journal of Research on Adolescence, and other outlets.
Michael Sierra-Arevalo – Yale University
Michael Sierra-Arevalo is a PhD candidate at Yale University. His dissertation research focuses on the relationships between police and the public, particularly how police perceptions of danger influence police behaviors. His research interests also include gangs, gun violence, social networks, and public policy strategies for reducing urban violence. Since 2012, Sierra-Arevalo has provided research and programmatic support to Project Longevity, a statewide gun-violence prevention program being implemented with cooperation from local police, the U.S. Attorney’s Office, social service providers, and the local community.
Joel Sievert– University of Georgia
Joel Sievert is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Georgia. His research interests are in American political institutions and American Political Development. His current research focuses on congressional politics and elections, separation of powers, and institutional development.
Gabriel Siles-Brügge – University of Manchester
Gabriel Siles-Brügge is Lecturer in Politics at the University of Manchester. His research interests include European and International Political Economy, and international trade.
Hugo Silva – VU University Amsterdam
Hugo E. Silva is a PhD candidate at the Department of Spatial Economics a the VU University (Faculty of Economics and Business Administration). He is currently studying the industrial organization of aviation markets with special focus on airport pricing policies.
Peri Silva – Ld’A
Peri Silva is professor of economics at Kansas State University and research fellow at the Ld’A in Milan and at the GEP in Nottingham.
Daniel Silverman – The Ohio State University
Daniel Silverman is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Political Science at The Ohio State University. His research centers around the study of political violence and conflict, religion and politics, and public opinion in the broader Islamic world.
Pete Simi – Chapman University
Pete Simi is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Director of the Earl Babbie Research Center at Chapman University. He has published widely on the issues of political violence, social movements, and street gangs.
Cortney Simmons – University of California, Irvine
Cortney Simmons is a doctoral student at the University of California, Irvine. A National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Awardee, her research interests include the individual and environmental factors influencing delinquency, and the effects of incarceration on adolescent development.
Joel W. Simmons – University of Maryland
Joel W. Simmons is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Michigan. His research focuses on economic development, globalization, electoral institutions, and gender politics. His work has been published in The American Journal of Political Science, International Organization, and International Studies Quarterly. His book, The Politics of Technological Progress, will be published by Cambridge University Press in 2016.
Christopher Simon – University of Utah
Christopher A. Simon is a Professor of Political Science at The University of Utah. He conducts research in alternative energy policy; civic community and volunteerism; education policy; criminal justice policy; Homeland Security policy; land use policy; public administration,[and military sociology. He is co-author of State and Local Government: Sustainability in the 21st Century (Oxford, 2011); Alternative Energy: Political, Economic, and Social Feasibility (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007); Public Policy: Preferences and Outcomes (Longman, 2007, 2010); and To Run a School: Administrative Organization and Learning (Praeger, 2001; Mandarin edition, 2005).
Kosali Simon – Indiana University Bloomington
Kosali Simon is a health economist and professor at the Indiana University Bloomington School of Public and Environmental Affairs. Dr. Simon is also a research associate of the National Bureau for Economic Research. She serves on the National Advisory Committee of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholars in Health Policy Research Program, and on the Board of the American Society of Health Economists. She is Health co-editor of Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, and an Associate Editor of Health Economics.
Betsy Sinclair – Washington University in St. Louis
Betsy Sinclair is a Professor of Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis.
Rob Singh – Birkbeck, University of London
Rob Singh is a specialist in contemporary US politics and the politics of American foreign policy. He is the author of eleven books – including, most recently, In Defense of the United States Constitution (Routledge, 2018) – and numerous articles and book chapters.
James Siodla – Colby College
James Siodla is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Colby College. He earned his PhD in economics at University of California, Irvine, and has research and teaching interests in urban economics and U.S. economic history. His research is aimed at understanding the challenges faced by U.S. cities in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, as well as the persistence of historical shocks in urban settings.
Catherine Sirois – Harvard University
Catherine Sirois managed the Boston Reentry Study, directed by Bruce Western, Anthony Braga, and Rhiana Kohl, a longitudinal survey of 122 men and women recently released from Massachusetts state prison. She is currently a doctoral student in Sociology at Stanford University.
Kelley Sittner – Oklahoma State University
Kelley Sittner is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Oklahoma State University. Her research examines health disparities among North American Indigenous populations, with a particular focus on delinquency, mental health, and substance use among Indigenous youth. She also studies health, substance use, and mental health of homeless youth and adults.
David Sjoquist – Georgia State University
David L. Sjoquist is Professor of Economics and holder of the Dan E. Sweat Chair in Educational and Community Policy in the Andrew Young School of Policy Studies at Georgia State University.
Paige Marta Skiba – Vanderbilt University Law School
Paige Marta Skiba is an Economist and Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University Law School. She has conducted innovative research in the area of behavioral law and economics and commercial law, particularly on topics related to her economics dissertation, Behavior in High-Interest Credit Markets. Her current research focuses on the causes and consequences of borrowing on high-interest credit, such as payday loans, auto-title loans, and pawnshops, as well as the regulation of these industries.
Robert Skidelsky – University of Warwick
Lord Robert Skidelsky is Emeritus Professor of Political Economy at the University of Warwick. His three volume biography of the economist John Maynard Keynes (1983, 1992, 2000) received numerous prizes, including the Lionel Gelber Prize for International Relations and the Council on Foreign Relations Prize for International Relations.
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Mark Skidmore – Michigan State University
Mark Skidmore is professor of economics at Michigan State University, where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy, with joint appointments in the department of agricultural, food and resource economics and the department of economics. His research has focused on public economics and urban/regional economics. His current research interests include state and local government tax policy, intergovernmental relations, the interrelationship between public sector decisions and economic activity, and the economics of natural disasters.
Theda Skocpol is the Victor S. Thomas Professor of Government and Sociology at Harvard University. She is also the Director of the Scholars Strategy Network. Her publications include, The Tea Party and the Remaking of Republican Conservatism(Oxford University Press, 2011), Bringing the State Back In (Cambridge University Press, 1985), and States and Social Revolutions: A Comparative Analysis of France, Russia and China (Cambridge University Press, 1979).
Jonathan Slapin – University of Essex
Jonathan Slapin is Professor of Politics at the University of Essex and Director of the Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis. His research focuses on political parties and institutions and his most recent book (co-authored with Sven-Oliver Proksch) is entitled “The Politics of Parliamentary Debate” and published by Cambridge University Press.
Christa Slaton – New Mexico State University
Christa Slaton is a Professor of Government, at New Mexico State University. Her research interests have focused on the means to advance and enhance democracy; building trust and creating greater transparency in governance; promoting ethics in leadership; improving election administration; and creating collaborations between universities and communities. She began her academic career as the co-designer of a method of public opinion polling—Televote– that was developed to educate citizens on complex issues, foster dialogue, and obtain responses to questions after deliberation.
James Sloam – Royal Holloway, University of London
James Sloam is reader in politics and director of the Centre for European Politics and co-ordinator of the Youth Politics Unit at Royal Holloway, University of London. He is co-convenor of the PSA specialist group on young people’s politics (for details of our September conference follow this link). He has published widely in the area of youth politics in journals such as Parliamentary Affairs, West European Politics and Comparative Political Studies. Shorter pieces on youth participation and reengaging young people in democracy can be found on the Fabian Society and LSEEUROPP blogs and Political Insight magazine.
Lee Ann Slocum – University of Missouri St. Louis
Lee Ann Slocum is an Associate Professor at the University of Missouri St. Louis. Her recent research explores the consequences of police contact for adolescent development and behavior and assesses how encounters with law enforcement influence people’s willingness to report crimes.
Aaron Slodounik – CUNY Graduate Center
Aaron Slodounik (@aaronslodounik) is a Doctoral Candidate in the Ph.D. Program in Art History at The Graduate Center of The City University of New York, where he has earned a certificate in Women’s Studies and is writing a dissertation entitled “The Painter and his Poets: Paul Gauguin and Interartistic Exchange”.
Peter Sloman is University Lecturer in British Politics at the University of Cambridge. He tweets as @pjsloman.
Corwin D. Smidt – Michigan State University
Corwin D. Smidt is Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at Michigan State University. He studies American electoral politics, presidential primaries, the political news media, campaign politics, and dynamics in American political behavior. His current research investigates the extent to which candidates, the news media, and voters respond to one another during political campaigns.
Brent L. Smith – University of Arkansas
Brent L. Smith is a distinguished professor in the Department of Sociology and Criminal Justice at the University of Arkansas. He also serves as director of the Terrorism Research Center in the University of Arkansas’s Fulbright College. His research has examined the temporal patterns of American Terrorists’ preparatory behaviors, prosecutorial strategies in terrorism trials, and government counterterrorism strategies. He is the author of Terrorism in America: Pipe Bombs and Pipe Dreams (1994) and additional publications in Criminology, Justice Quarterly, Criminology & Public Policy, and other scholarly outlets.
Kevin T. Smiley – Rice University
Kevin T. Smiley is a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology at Rice University. His research interests include environmental justice and urban sociology. Kevin’s dissertation research examines how metropolitan contexts condition local environmental risk. He has published in Urban Studies and Environmental Justice.
Olga V. Smirnova – East Carolina University
Olga V. Smirnova is an associate professor and associate director of the MPA program, the Department of Political Science, East Carolina University. Her research interests include transportation, green transportation innovations, institutional stability, economic development, social networks, performance measurement, and visualizations of complex systems. She has published in the Public Administration Review, Journal of Public Transportation, Southeastern Geographer, and Municipal Finance Journal.
Brianna A. Smith – University of Minnesota
Brianna A. Smith is a PhD Candidate at University of Minnesota. Their research incorporates theories of psychology and decision making to better understand the complex ways people form political opinions and participate in politics. Their dissertation focuses on the impact of threat on participation and polarization in American politics.
Candis Watts Smith – Williams College
Candis Watts Smith is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Williams College. Her research focuses on American political behavior, public opinion and political psychology, with an emphasis on race, identity and inequality. She is the author of Black Mosaic: The Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Diversity (NYU Press).
Charles Anthony Smith is Professor and Associate Dean at the University of California-Irvine. His research is grounded in the American judiciary but encompasses work in both comparative and international frameworks using a variety of methodologies. The unifying theme of his research is how institutions and the strategic interaction of political actors relate to the contest over rights. He is the author of The Rise and Fall of War Crimes Trials: from Charles I to Bush II (Cambridge University Press 2012) and Gerrymandering in America: The House of Representatives, the Supreme Court, and the Future of Popular Sovereignty (with Anthony J. McGann, Michael Latner and Alex Keena, Cambridge University Press 2016) among other books.
Chris M. Smith – University of California, Davis
Chris M. Smith is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Davis. Chris researches inequality in crime, criminal relationships, and criminal organizations. Her current project examines women’s relational inequality in organized crime networks in Prohibition Era Chicago.
Daniel A. Smith – University of Florida
Daniel A. Smith is a professor of political science at the University of Florida. His research broadly examines the impact of institutions on political behavior in the American states. A former Senior Fulbright Scholar in Ghana and the current President of the State Politics and Policy Section of the American Political Science Association, Smith is the author of more than 60 articles and book chapters on direct democracy, voting rights, and electoral politics, and is the author of Tax Crusaders and the Politics of Direct Democracy (Routledge 1998), and the coauthor ofEducated by Initiative (University of Michigan Press 2004) and State & Local Politics: Institutions and Reform,4th ed. (Cengage 2014).
David Smith – University of Sydney
Dr David Smith is a lecturer at the United States Studies Centre and the Department of Government and International Relations at the University of Sydney. He holds a PhD in political science from the University of Michigan. His research examines the roles of religious minorities in American politics. He is currently finishing a book about the persecution of Mormons, Jehovah’s Witnesses and Muslims in the United States.
Glen Smith – University of North Georgia
Glen Smith is an Associate Professor at the University of North Georgia. His research focuses on partisan media and political tolerance. He has recently published journal articles examining the effects of partisan media on public opinion.
Jacob Smith – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Jacob Smith is a PhD candidate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he studies Congress, elections, and public policy. He has a MA in Political Science from UNC-Chapel Hill and a B.A. from Kenyon College. See his website for more information. He tweets @jacobfhsmith.
Jason A. Smith – George Mason University
Jason A. Smith is a PhD candidate in Sociology at George Mason University whose research focuses on race and media. He co-edited the volume Race and Contention in Twenty-first Century U.S. Media (paperback May 2018). He tweets @jasonsm55
Jeff Smith – The New School
Jeff Smith is Assistant Professor of Politics and Advocacy at Milano. Jeff, who has also taught at Washington University and Dartmouth College, teaches and researches political campaigns, urban political economy, policy advocacy, and the legislative process. Jeff served in the Missouri Senate from 2006-2009, representing St. Louis City. His new book is Mr. Smith Goes to Prison: What My Year Behind Bars Taught Me About America’s Prison Crisis. (St. Martin’s, September 2015).
Jeffrey A. Smith – University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Jeffrey A. Smith is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His research interests include social networks, quantitative methodology, and stratification. He has done methodological work on network sampling and simulation, and more substantive work on social distance, status, and race/ethnicity.
Jordan W. Smith – Utah State University
Jordan W. Smith, Ph.D. is the Director of the Institute of Outdoor Recreation and Tourism and an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environment and Society at Utah State University. His research examines how humans, particularly outdoor recreationists, make behavioral and planning adaptations in response to changing environmental conditions.
Karen E. Smith – LSE
Karen E. Smith is Professor of International Relations and Director of the European Foreign Policy Unit at the LSE.
Ken Smith is a 25-year consultant in strategy and governance. He has written extensively on the business and public policy issues associated with growth through M&A, including “Losing (Ownership) Control” for Harvard Business Review and his book “The Art of M&A Strategy”, with Alexandra Lajoux, McGraw-Hill.
Melissa M. Smith – Mississippi University for Women
Melissa M. Smith is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Mississippi University for Women. Her research focuses on U.S. elections, particularly campaign finance reform. Her work has appeared in several journals, and she is the co-author of two books, Campaign Finance Reform: The Political Shell Game, and Dark Money, Super PACs, and the 2012 Election, both published by Lexington Books.
Robin E. Smith – The DeBruce Foundation
Robin E. Smith is a senior research director at the DeBruce Foundation and a former senior research associate at the Urban Institute. Much of her work focuses on vulnerable populations and how where people live influences their lives. Smith is a seasoned evaluator of federal housing programs, having investigated long-standing federal interventions such as CDBG and public and assisted housing as well as the latest generation of comprehensive community development initiatives like Choice and Promise Neighborhoods.
Russell M. Smith – Winston-Salem State University
Russell M. Smith is an associate professor of geography in the Department of History, Politics and Social Justice at Winston-Salem State University. His research interests include local government boundary change and urban sustainability. He is especially interested in exploring race, place and issues of urban planning. He has been published in Urban Geography, International Journal of Urban Sustainable Development, Journal of Planning Literature, and State and Local Government Review. Dr. Smith is finishing his first book, titled Municipal Incorporation Activity in the United States: Patterns, People and Procedures, which is expected to be published in 2018.
Steven S. Smith – Washington University in St. Louis
Steven S. Smith is the Kate M. Gregg Distinguished Professor of Social Science and a Professor of Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis. He is the Director of the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy.
Lynn Smith-Lovin – Duke University
Lynn Smith-Lovin is a Professor of Sociology in the Women’s Studies Program at Duke University. Her research interests include identity, action and emotional response.
Sierra Smucker – Duke University
Sierra Smucker is a PhD student at Duke University’s Sanford School of Public Policy. She will be at the LSE US Centre from April 2016 as a Visiting Research Student. Her research, work, and teaching explore the ways in which less-advantaged groups gain access to political power and influence in important policy debates. Focusing on the role of social movements and the political feedback effects of policy making, Smucker looks at the politics of the policy process and how the state can influence who has access to power. She has particular expertise in the politics of gun reform in the United States and policy addressing violence against women.
Nick Snowden – Lancaster University Management School
Following his recent retirement from full time employment, Nick Snowden is currently a Visiting Fellow in Economics at Lancaster University Management School. He specialises in postgraduate teaching in the areas of international finance and banking. Nick’s early research interests focused on the international banking crisis of the early 1980s and his book Emerging Risk in International Banking has recently been reissued by Routledge (2012). Nick’s later research concentrated on linkages between global capital markets and the emerging economies. More recently his interests have incorporated exploration of the parallels between early diagnoses of the Great Depression and the global macroeconomic difficulties of 2008.
Dennis Snower – Kiel Institute for the World Economy
Dennis J. Snower is President of the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. His current research interests include issues in Labor Economics such as wage bargaining, the natural rate of unemployment, employment policies, and the economics of imperfect information.
Christian von Soest – German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA)
Dr. Christian von Soest is Senior Research Fellow at the German Institute of Global and Area Studies (GIGA).
Anand Edward Sokhey – University of Colorado at Boulder
Anand Edward Sokhey is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he is the associate director of the American Politics Research Lab, and the incoming director of the LeRoy Keller Center for the study of the First Amendment. Anand specializes in American politics, and his work examines the role that social influence plays in voting behavior, political participation, and opinion formation. He has published articles in journals such as the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, and Journal of Politics.
Irina Somerton – University of London
Dr Irina Somerton is an independent research scholar affiliated with the Institute of Historical Research at the University of London, where she was previously a Fellow of the Institute of United States Studies. Dr. Somerton also performed research in international relations as a member of the Royal Institute of International Affairs in London and is a former Lecturer at the University of London and a former Speaker for the U.S. Embassy in London. She has recently been acting as an Independent Consultant on two major agricultural trade conflicts between the EU and the US.
Rachel Sondheimer – United States Military Academy
Rachel Sondheimer is an associate professor and the director of the American Politics, Policy and Strategy program in the Department of Social Sciences at the United States Military Academy. She holds a BA in Government from Dartmouth and PhD in Political Science from Yale. Her current research focuses on civil-military relations and military and overseas voting regulations.
Raphael J. Sonenshein – Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs, California State University Los Angeles
Raphael J. Sonenshein is the Executive Director of the Pat Brown Institute for Public Affairs at California State University Los Angeles.
Tao Song – University of Connecticut
Tao Song is a PhD student in the Department of Economics at the University of Connecticut. His research interests include immigration, skill-biased technical change, and education, along with related topics in labor and urban economics.
Jason Sorens – Dartmouth College
Jason Sorens is Lecturer in the Department of Government at Dartmouth College. He is the author of Secessionism: Identity, Interest, and Strategy (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2012).
Stuart Soroka – University of Michigan
Stuart Soroka is the the Michael W. Traugott Collegiate Professor of Communication Studies and Political Science, and Faculty Associate in the Center for Political Studies at the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan. His research focuses on political communication, the sources and/or structure of public preferences for policy, and on the relationships between public policy, public opinion, and mass media.
José Soto – Pennsylvania State University
Jose is an Associate Professor in the Clinical Science Program at the Pennsylvania State University. He received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in 2004 and completed his internship and postdoctoral training at UCSF/San Francisco General Hospital. His research examines the intersections of culture, health, and emotion, with an emphasis on the study of ethnic minority culture and those experiences associated with ethnic minority status (e.g., discrimination, oppression). He is the 2012 recipient of the Charles and Shirley Thomas Award from division 45 for his contributions to the education and training of students of color as well as his professional presence within ethnic minority communities.
Priscilla Lewis Southwell – University of Oregon
Priscilla Lewis Southwell is Professor of Political Science and the Department Head of the Department of Political Science at the University of Oregon. Her research interests include political behaviour, US politics, and European politics.
Holger Spamann – Harvard Law School
Holger Spamann is Professor of Law at Harvard Law School, where he teaches corporate law and corporate finance. His research focuses on the law and economics of corporate governance and financial markets, judicial behavior, and comparative law.
Steven Spears – University of Iowa
Steven Spears is an Assistant Professor in the School of Urban and Regional Planning at the University of Iowa. His dissertation research, completed under the supervision of Doug Houston (UC Irvine) and Marlon Boarnet (USC), focused on the impact of social and psychological factors on travel behavior change. His current research examines the influence of the built environment on obesity and bicyclist safety, and the effect of automated vehicles on urban form.
David Spencer – Leeds University
David Spencer is Professor of Economics and Political Economy at the Leeds University Business School.
Douglas Spencer is Associate Professor of Law and Public Policy and a Roger S. Baldwin Scholar at the University of Connecticut. His research and writing focus on several important questions regarding the institutional regulation of elections at the intersection of law and political science, including many empirical questions that remain underexplored by legal scholars.
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Antonio Spilimbergo – IMF
Antonio Spilimbergo has worked at the Inter-American Development Bank, and since July 1997 at the I.M.F. in the fiscal affairs and research department. His areas of interest are: international trade, development, labor economics, and macroeconomics.
Dean Spiliotes – Southern New Hampshire University
Dean Spiliotes is a veteran political scientist and political analyst with broad expertise in presidential politics and policy, campaigns and elections – especially New Hampshire politics and its presidential primary. His extensive knowledge and experience brought him to Southern New Hampshire University, where he is Civic Scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences. He is the author of the book, Vicious Cycle: Presidential Decision Making in the American Political Economy.
Ryan E. Spohn – University of Nebraska Omaha
Ryan E. Spohn is director of the newly established Nebraska Center for Justice Research at the University of Nebraska-Omaha, where he routinely performs statewide and local research and evaluation activities targeted at improving the performance of Nebraska’s juvenile justice, criminal justice, and corrections activities. Dr. Spohn has published in numerous victimization, sociology, and criminal justice scholarly journals, including the Violence Against Women, Criminal Justice Review, Social Forces, and Victims and Offenders.
Tim Squirrell – University of Edinburgh
Tim Squirrell is an ESRC-funded PhD researcher in the Department of Science, Technology and Innovation Studies at the University of Edinburgh. His thesis tackles the construction and negotiation of authority and expertise in online spaces, looking at fitness and nutrition communities on Reddit. He maintains a personal and academic blog at www.timsquirrell.com and can be found on Twitter at @timsquirrell. His ORCID iD is 0000-0003-1832-572X.
Saskia Stachowitsch – University of Vienna
Saskia Stachowitsch is a post-doctoral research fellow and lecturer at the Department of Political Science at the University of Vienna. Her areas of research are gender and the military, private security, and feminist international relations.
Christopher Stafford – University of Nottingham
Christopher Stafford is a PhD student at the University of Nottingham, focusing on democracy and representation. His current research investigates how MPs have reacted to the result of the EU Membership Referendum and how this relates to the opinions of their constituents.
Guy Standing – SOAS, University of London
Guy Standing is Professor in Development Studies at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), University of London. He is the author of The Precariat: The New Dangerous Class (Bloomsbury, 2011), and A Precariat Charter: From Denizens to Citizens(Bloomsbury, 2014).
Allison Stanger – Middlebury College
Allison Stanger is Leng Professor of International Politics and Economics at Middlebury College and the author of Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Leaks: The Story of Whistleblowing in America (Yale, forthcoming) and One Nation Under Contract: The Outsourcing of American Power and the Future of Foreign Policy (Yale, 2009). She received her PhD in Political Science from Harvard University and is also an LSE alum (Diploma in Economics).
Isabelle Stanley – University of Oxford
Isabelle Stanley is a third-year undergraduate reading philosophy and psychology at the University of Oxford. In previous research work, for the National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health, Isabelle has used quantitative and qualitative methods to advise the NHS on projects for community mental health and advancing equality in mental health. This opinion piece summarises the output from a student teaching project at the Industry Forum, a London think tank focused on dialogue between public policy makers and business. After graduation, Isabelle hopes to pursue a career in research with particular interests in social policy, psychology and politics.
Jamie Stark is an American journalist based in Latin America and a graduate of the University of Wisconsin Journalism School. Contact him on Twitter at @JamieStark.
Edmund Stazyk – University at Albany (SUNY)
Edmund Stazyk is an assistant professor in the Department of Public Administration and Policy, housed within the Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy at the University at Albany (SUNY). Professor Stazyk specializes in organization theory and behavior, public administration theory, public management, and human resource management. He studies a wide range of topics related to organizational performance and employee motivation.
Dominik Stecula – University of British Columbia
Dominik Stecula is a PhD student in the department of political science at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He is also a Director of Research at the Piast Institute in Detroit, Michigan. His research interests include the intersection of mass media and public opinion in American and comparative context, as well as research methods, primarily analysis of text as data.
Kody Steffy – Michigan State University
Kody Steffy is Assistant Professor at Michigan State University. A cultural sociologist, he focuses primarily on work, religion/morality, and their intersection during periods of social change and transformation. His current projects examine how young adults experience and respond to changing opportunity structures and the economic orientations of religious groups.
Rachel E. Stein – West Virginia University
Rachel E. Stein is an Associate Professor of Sociology at West Virginia University. Her research is focused on opportunities that lead to crime and victimization. She has published several research articles using hierarchical linear models to explore cross-national multilevel opportunities of victimization; her recent work explores neighborhood crime and fear of crime using broken windows and collective efficacy theories.
Robert M. Stein – Rice University
Robert M. Stein is Lena Gohlman Fox Professor of Political Science at Rice University, faculty director of the Center for Civic Engagement, fellow in Urban Politics at the Baker Institute, and former dean of the School of Social Sciences (1996–2006). His research focuses on election sciences, public policy, and public opinion. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation, Pew Charitable Trusts, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and Kinder Foundation.
Mary Stegmaier – University of Missouri
Mary Stegmaier is an assistant professor in the Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri. Her research focuses on voting behavior, elections, and political representation in the U.S. and abroad.
Laurence Steinberg – Temple University
Laurence Steinberg, Ph.D., is a Distinguished University Professor and the Laura H. Carnell Professor of Psychology at Temple University. Dr. Steinberg is the author of more than 400 articles and essays on development during the teenage years, and the author or editor of 17 books. His most recent book is The Age of Opportunity.
Benjamin Steiner – University of Nebraska
Benjamin Steiner is an associate professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska, Omaha. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cincinnati. Dr. Steiner’s research focuses on issues pertaining to juvenile justice and corrections. He has published over 70 articles and book entries related to these topics.
Claudia Steinwender – LSE Centre for Economic Performance
Claudia Steinwender is a PhD candidate in Economics at the LSE and a Research Assistant at the Centre for Economic Performance. She will spend the 2014/2015 academic year as IES Fellow at the International Economics Section at Princeton University.
Richard Stephens – Keele University
Richard Stephens is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Psychology at Keele University, UK, specialising in psychobiology. He publishes his own Blog “Cool Psychology” athttp://psychologyrich.blogspot.co.uk/.
C. Eugene Steuerle– The Urban Institute
Eugene Steuerle is Institute Fellow and Richard B. Fischer Chair at the Urban Institute. Previous positions include Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Tax Analysis, President of the National Tax Association, chair of the Technical Panel advising Social Security on its methods and assumptions, Vice-President of the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, advisor to President Obama’s National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (the Simpson-Bowles Commission) and a member of the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform. He is a co-founder of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, the Urban Institute Center on Nonprofits and Philanthropy, and ACT for Alexandria, a community foundation. His writings include an annual series, Kids Share, which show how children fare in the budget, and his most recent book, Dead Men Ruling.
Andrew Stevens – University of California, Berkeley
Andrew Stevens is a PhD Candidate in Agricultural & Resource Economics at the University of California – Berkeley. His research focuses on agricultural production, environmental and natural resource management, food systems, and public policy. He has most recently been published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics, and his work has been featured in the Economist, the Guardian, and on National Public Radio.
Dimitris Stevis – Colorado State University
Dimitris Stevis is professor of International Politics at Colorado State University, USA. His research examines the social governance of the world political economy in the areas of labour and the environment, with sustained attention to the trajectory and social content of green transitions. He most recently co-edited (with Michele Betsill and Kathryn Hochstetler) Advances in International Environmental Politics, 2nd edition (Palgrave Macmillan, 2014) and co-authored (with Michael Fichter) an extensive report entitled Global Framework Agreements in a Union-Hostile Environment: The Case of the USA (Friedrich Ebert Stiftung 2013).
Charles Stewart III – MIT
Charles Stewart III is the Kenan Sahin Distinguished Professor of Political Science at MIT, where he has taught since 1985, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His research and teaching areas include congressional politics, elections, and American political development.
Christopher K. Stewart – University of Kentucky College of Law
Christopher K. Stewart is a law student at the University of Kentucky College of Law. He has worked closely with Professor Douglas as his research assistant.
Patrick Stewart – University of Arkansas
Patrick A Stewart is an Associate Professor in the J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences at the University of Arkansas. He is a certified Facial Action Coding System (FACS) coder whose current research concentrates on the emotional response of followers to leaders and those wishing to become leaders. He is researching audience applause, laughter, and booing in response to comments by candidates during presidential debates and how individuals respond to different types of facial displays and other types of nonverbal behavior by politicians.
Kristen L. Stives – Mississippi State University
Kristen L. Stives is a doctoral student in the Department of Sociology at Mississippi State University. Her research examines issues in corrections, sex offender registration, predictors of delinquency, and the challenges of prison life.
Noah Stoffman- Indiana University
Noah Stoffman is an associate professor of finance at the Kelley School of Business at Indiana University. His research focuses on the investment decisions of individual investors and mutual fund managers, and on the effect of technological innovation on asset prices.
Eric Stokan – Towson University
Eric Stokan is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Towson University. His research is focused on explaining why local governments use economic development incentives, what impact those incentives have on economic growth, and the role of political competition and fragmentation in economic development. His recent work has been featured in Urban Affairs Review, State and Local Government Review, and Economic Development Quarterly.
Leah C. Stokes – University of California, Santa Barbara
Leah C. Stokes is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She researches energy and environmental politics, political behavior, and public policy in the USA and Canada.
Walter J. Stone – UC Davis
Walter J. Stone is Professor Emeritus and Research Professor at UC Davis. His most recent book is Candidates and Voters: Ideology, Valence, and Representation in US Elections (Cambridge 2017).
Michael Storper – University of California, Los Angeles
Michael Storper is Professor of Urban Planning at the University of California, Los Angeles. He is co-author of The Rise and Fall of Urban Economies: Lessons from San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Christopher Stout – Oregon State University
Chris Stout is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Oregon State University. His research interests include: public opinion & polling accuracy, race & politics, minority voting behavior.
James W. Stoutenborough is an Assistant Professor at the University of Alabama Huntsville.
Alex Street – Carroll College
Alex Street is an Associate Professor of Political Science and International Relations at Carroll College in Helena, Montana. He studies immigrant political participation and elections in Western Europe and North America. He has recently published an article on the political effects of immigrant naturalization in Germany (party preferences solidify, but only for second generation migrants) in the journal International Migration Review.
Jessi Streib – Duke University
Jessi Streib is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Duke University. Her research uncovers mechanisms and builds theories about how social class inequality is experienced, reproduced, and alleviated. Her new book, The Power of the Past: Understanding Cross-Class Marriages, builds a theory of how love crosses class lines, uncovers a new way that culture systematically varies by class, and demonstrates that the class does not come out of the person after the person comes out of the class. Her articles illuminate how childrearing strategies vary by parents’ class background and how four-year-old children engage in class reproduction.
James Strickland – University of Michigan
James Strickland is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Michigan. His research interests include interest groups and lobbying, legislative politics, federalism, and U.S. state politics.
Ryan Strickler – Colorado State University – Pueblo
Ryan Strickler is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Colorado State University at Pueblo. As a scholar of US political behavior, he has research interests in partisanship and polarization, political psychology, democratic theory, and experimental methods. His published and forthcoming work can be found in journals such as Political Research Quarterly, Social Science Quarterly, and Perspectives on Politics.
Daniel Strieff – LSE International History
Daniel Strieff has a PhD in International History from the London School of Economics, where he currently teaches courses on U.S. history, the Arab-Israeli dispute and the Cold War. He is a managing editor for Cold War History and a former senior producer for NBCNews.com.
Dara Z. Strolovitch – Princeton University
Dara Z. Strolovitch is an associate professor of Gender and Sexuality Studies and affiliated faculty in the Department of Politics at Princeton University. She is a scholar of American politics whose interdisciplinary research explores the politics of marginalization, interest groups and social movements, and the intersecting politics of race, class, gender, and sexuality.She is the author of numerous articles and book chapters and of Affirmative Advocacy: Race, Class, and Gender in Interest Group Politics, (University of Chicago Press, 2007).
Logan Strother – Syracuse University
Logan Strother is a Ph.D. candidate in political science at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, and Visiting Scholar at the Harry S Truman School of Public Affairs at the University of Missouri. His research, which is focused on the intersections of public law and public policy, has been published in the Journal of Law and Courts and the Policy Studies Journal, among others.
Katharine O. Strunk – University of Southern California
Katharine O. Strunkis an associate professor of education and policy at the University of Southern California. Her research falls into three areas, all under the broad umbrella of K-12 education governance and reform: teacher unions and the collective bargaining agreements they negotiate with school districts, teacher compensation policies, and accountability policies. Her work on these topics centers on the various district-level policy-makers and their decisions, and on the ways the structures that are central to district operations and policy can affect can affect these decisions and outcomes.
Forrest Stuart – University of Chicago
Forrest Stuart is Assistant Professor of Sociology and the College at the University of Chicago. His research investigates the impacts of policing and criminal justice on the lives of the urban poor. His current book project His current book project, titled Policing Rock Bottom (University of Chicago Press), is an ethnographic examination of zero-tolerance policing in Los Angeles’ Skid Row district.
Mary E Stuckey – Georgia State University
Mary E. Stuckey is the author of nine books focusing on presidential communication and rhetoric, national identity, strategic failures, the pre-presidential and presidential rhetoric of Ronald Reagan, the Challenger address, and the theory and practice of political communication research. Among her recent books is Jimmy Carter, Human Rights, and the National Agenda (Texas A&M Press, 2008), which won the Marie Hochmuth Nichols Award, andDefining Americans: The Presidency and National Identity (Kansas 2004), which won the Gronbeck Prize for Scholarship in Political Communication. Her more than 50 articles and book chapters expand understanding of the presidency, the media, and governmental rhetoric aimed at American Indians. She is currently working on a book on Franklin Roosevelt.
René M. Stulz – The Ohio State University
René M. Stulz is the Everett D. Reese Chair of Banking and Monetary Economics and the Director of the Dice Center for Research in Financial Economics at The Ohio State University. He has also taught at the MIT, the University of Chicago, and the University of Rochester. He received his Ph.D. from the MIT. He was awarded a Marvin Bower Fellowship from the Harvard Business School, a Doctorat Honoris Causa from the University of Neuchâtel, and the Risk Manager of the Year Award of the Global Association of Risk Professionals. In 2004, the magazine Treasury and Risk Management named him one of the 100 most influential people in finance. Reuters includes him in its list of the world’s most influential scientific minds. He is a past president of the American Finance Association and of the Western Finance Association, and a fellow of the American Finance Association, the European Corporate Governance Institute, the Financial Management Association, and the Wharton Financial Institutions Center.
Konstantinos Stylianou – University of Leeds
Konstantinos Stylianou is a lecturer in competition law and regulation, and the deputy director of the Centre for Business Law and Practice at the University of Leeds’ School of Law. His areas of focus are communications networks, digital markets, blockchain, and high tech industries in general. Before joining the University of Leeds, he was a fellow at the Center for Technology and Society at FGV Direito Rio (Brazil), where he was involved in the public consultation and drafting of the local net neutrality rules. Before that he worked and/or interned at the Council of Europe, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission, the Berkman Center at Harvard, and the European Platform for Regulatory Authorities. He has also provided consultancy/advisory services to Google and numerous Internet start-up companies. He holds degrees from Penn, Harvard, and Aristotle University.
Sandra L. Suárez is Associate Professor of Political Science and Faculty Affiliate in Latin American Studies and Women’s Studies at Temple University. She specializes in the study of American and Comparative political economy and public policy in historical perspective. Her current research centers on the effects of “focusing events” on executive compensation policies and governance practices in the U.S. and U.K. and on the historical evolution of financial privacy rights in Spain and the U.K.
Subu Subramanian – Harvard University
S V Subramanian (“Subu”) is a Professor of Population Health and Geography at Harvard University, and Director of a University-wide Initiative on Applied Quantitative Methods in Social Sciences. He was also the Founding Director of Graduate Studies for the interdisciplinary PhD program in Population Health Sciences.
Elizabeth Suhay – American University
Elizabeth Suhay is an Assistant Professor of Government in the School of Public Affairs at American University. She specializes in the study of public opinion, political psychology, and political communication within the American context. Much of her recent research seeks to understand the relationship between the public’s beliefs about genetic influences on behavior and their political attitudes. Related publications include “Does Biology Justify Ideology? The Politics of Genetic Attribution” (with Toby Jayaratne, in Public Opinion Quarterly) and “The Politics of Science: Political Values and the Production, Communication, and Reception of Scientific Knowledge” (co-edited with James Druckman; special issue of The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science).
Esther Sullivan – University of Colorado Denver
Esther Sullivan is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Colorado Denver. Her research focuses on poverty, spatial inequality, legal regulation, housing, and the built environment, with a special interest in both forced and voluntary residential mobility. Her research uses ethnographic methods and geospatial (GIS) analysis.
Selima Sultana – University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Selima Sultana is an Associate Professor of geography at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro. Her research foci are in the area of Urban and Transportation Geography interested in the commuting patterns of individuals, households, and among different race/ethnic groups, focusing on how people negotiate the conflicting demands of household responsibilities and the changing urban settings of their lives. She has published numerous articles coauthored with Joe Weber on commuting and its association with urban growth patterns.
Daniel Sumner – Agricultural Issues Center
Professor Daniel Sumner is the Director University of California Agricultural Issues Center and a professor of agricultural economics at UC Davis. He is an Assistant Secretary for Economics at the United States Department of Agriculture.
Anders Sundell – University of Gothenburg
Anders Sundell is a PhD candidate at the Department of political science, University of Gothenburg.
Neel Sundaresan – eBay Research Labs
Neel Sundaresan is the Senior Director at eBay Research Labs where he leads the research team in areas like Search, Machine Learning, Big Data Science, and Vision, among others. Prior to joining eBay he was a founder, CTO of a network CRM company and prior to that he was a manager of the eMerging Internet Technologies group at IBM Almaden Research Center.
Ray Surette – University of Central Florida
Ray Surette is a Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Central Florida. His recent works include Media, Crime, and Criminal Justice: Images, Realities, and Policies (5th ed.) and The Media and Criminal Justice Policy. His current research focuses on copycat crime, media crime and criminal justice, and computer vision and public space surveillance camera systems.
Jeremi Suri – The University of Texas at Austin
Jeremi Suri holds the Mack Brown Distinguished Chair for Leadership in Global Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. He is a professor in the university’s Department of History and the LBJ School of Public Affairs. Professor Suri is the author and editor of nine books on contemporary politics and foreign policy. His most recent book is “The Impossible Presidency: The Rise and Fall of America’s Highest Office.” Professor Suri teaches courses on strategy and decision-making, leadership, globalization, international relations and modern history.
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Joel Suss – LSE Public Policy Group
Joel Suss is Managing Editor of the LSE’s British Politics and Policy blog. He joined the LSE Public Policy Group in January 2012 and is an alumnus of the LSE MPA programme. He was born and raised in Montréal, Canada and has lived in London since 2011.
Mara Suttmann-Lea – Northwestern University
Mara Suttmann-Lea is a PhD Candidate in political science at Northwestern University. Her research is situated at the intersection of state and local electoral institutions, campaigns, political participation, and American political development. Her substantive focus is on how the responses of political actors to changes in election laws can have unintended consequences for American political behavior and institutions.
April Sutton – Cornell University
April Sutton is a Frank H.T. Rhodes Postdoctoral Fellow at Cornell University. In the summer of 2017, she will begin her appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at UC San Diego.
Tom Sutton – Baldwin Wallace University
Dr. Tom Sutton is professor of Political Science at Baldwin Wallace University and holds the Burton D. Morgan Chair in Entrepreneurial Studies. He is director of the Community Research Institute, which conducts public opinion surveys for government and nonprofit agencies and media organizations. Dr. Sutton serves as a political analyst for WEWS Newschannel 5, the local ABC affiliate, as well as providing elections analysis a variety of national, state, and local media, including the NPR affiliate WCPN 90.3 FM and The Plain Dealer.
Sean Swan – Gonzaga University
Sean Swan is Lecturer in Political Science at Gonzaga University, Washington State, in the USA. He is the author of Official Irish Republicanism, 1962 to 1972.
Michele Swers – Georgetown University
Michele Swers is a Professor of American Government in the Department of Government at Georgetown University. Her research interests encompass Congress, Congressional elections, and Women and Politics. Her most recent book, Women in the Club: Gender and Policy Making in the Senate (University of Chicago Press 2013) examines the impact of gender on senators’ policy activities in the areas of women’s issues, national security, and judicial nominations.
Clint S. Swift – University of Missouri
Clint S. Swift is a Ph.D. candidate and former J.G. Heinberg Scholarship recipient at the University of Missouri. His research interests include state legislative institutions and behavior, electoral accountability and elections. His dissertation focuses on the determinants of state legislative committee system structure as well as its effects on legislative outcomes.
Nathaniel Swigger –The Ohio State University
Nathaniel Swigger is an Assistant Professor, at the Newark campus of The Ohio State University. His research and teaching interests are American politics with emphasis on public opinion, political psychology, campaigns and elections, and media analysis. His current research focuses on emotional and rational responses to campaign advertising, and inter-generational differences in attitudes toward civil liberties and democratic values.
Raymond R. Swisher – Bowling Green State University
Raymond R. Swisher is Professor of Sociology at Bowling Green State University. Most broadly his research examines risks in the lives of low-income and minority youth. Recent research has examined the consequences of post-secondary education for neighborhood attainments and crime, the effects of parental incarceration on crime and delinquency, and the effects of neighborhood poverty and exposure to violence on adolescent survival expectations.
Bryan L. Sykes – University of California-Irvine
Bryan L. Sykes is an Assistant Professor of Criminology, Law and Society at the University of California-Irvine. His research focuses on demography, mass incarceration, health, research methodology, and social inequality. His work has appeared in The Lancet, the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Pediatrics, RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, Injury Prevention, Sociological Forum, and Medicine. He is currently serving as Guest Editor for a special issue of Social Sciences.
Steven M. Sylvester – Utah Valley University
Steven M. Sylvester is an assistant professor at Utah Valley University. His research interests primarily focus on how political attitudes on health policy issues are formed and changed. His work has appeared in journals such as Policy Studies Journal and Law & Policy.
Olivia Sztanga – Baruch College, City University of New York
Olivia Sztanga is an undergraduate student at the City University of New York’s Macaulay Honors College at Baruch College, where she studies Economics and Political Science. As an undergraduate, she has also studied Arabic in both Morocco and Jordan. Olivia began working on the “Madman Theory” project in the fall of 2016, and is also currently working on her own research project on the US refugee policy.
Atsushi Tago – Kobe University
Atsushi Tago is a professor of International Relations at the Graduate School of Law, Kobe University (April 2015-). His main research interests are American use of force, scientific analysis of military coalitions, multilateralism, and public diplomacy. His research has been appeared in journals including Armed Forces and Society, British Journal of Political Science, Conflict Management and Peace Science, International Relations of Asia-Pacific,and Journal of Peace Research. The author thanks the JSPS (Japan Society for the Promotion of Science) and the Suntory Foundation for financial aid for the research.
David T. Takeuchi is Professor and the inaugural Dorothy Book Scholar at the Graduate School of Social Work at Boston College. He is also the School’s Associate Dean for Research. Dr. Takeuchi is a sociologist with postdoctoral training in epidemiology and health services research. His research focuses on the social, structural, and cultural contexts that are associated with different health outcomes, especially among racial and ethnic minorities. He also examines the use of health services in different communities.
Wendy K. Tam Cho is Professor in the Departments of Political Science and Statistics, Senior Research Scientist at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications, Faculty in the Illinois Informatics Institute, and Affiliate of the Cline Center for Democracy, the CyberGIS Center for Advanced Digital and Spatial Studies, and the Computational Science and Engineering Program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Kuo Siong (Gordon) Tan – University at Buffalo, State University of New York
Kuo Siong (Gordon) Tan is a PhD student at the Geography Department at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York. His main research interest is on financial markets and financial workers.
Raymond Tatalovich – Loyola University
Raymond Tatalovich is a Professor of American Politics in the Department of Political Science at Loyola University. His teaching and research interests include the American government, the presidency and executive branch, public policy analysis with an emphasis on moral conflicts, and Congress as well as Canadian Politics. His three co-edited books include Moral Controversies in American Politics (2011).
Jenny Tatsak – Walsh College
Jenny Tatsak is a Professor of Business Communication at Walsh College. Her fields of interest include persuasive campaigns and strategic communication. She worked in a number of capacities on political statewide, regional, and national campaigns, including campaign manager and primary spokesperson.
Dale Craig Tatum – California State University Long Beach
Dale Craig Tatum has a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Michigan and is a lecturer in the Department of Africana Studies at California State University Long Beach and in African American Studies at UCLA.
Margit Tavits – Washington University in St. Louis
Margit Tavits is Professor of Political Science at Washington University in St. Louis. Her work has appeared in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, and Journal of Politics, among others, and her most recent book, Post-Communist Democracies and Party Organization, was recently published by Cambridge University Press.
Alessandro Tavoni ~LSE’s Grantham Research Institute
Alessandro Tavoni is Assistant Professorial Research Fellow at LSE’s Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment. holds a PhD in Economics from Universita’ Ca’ Foscari di Venezia (2011). He is also an Associate Researcher at Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), as well as a member of the Levin Lab at Princeton University and an International Fellow of the Sogang Experimental Economics Laboratory in Korea. Alessandro’s research spans several topics in environmental economics, primarily related to the drivers of cooperation in the (climate) commons.
Alison Taylor – University of British Columbia
Alison Taylor is Associate Professor at University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. She is particularly interested in the experiences of migrant workers in regulated occupations (e.g., nursing and trades). Her other research focuses on learning to work transitions.
Andrew Taylor is Professor of Politics in the Department of Politics at the University of Sheffield.
Andrew J. Taylor – North Carolina State University
Andrew J. Taylor is professor of Political Science in the School of Public and International Affairs at NC State University. His research focuses on American governmental institutions.
J. Benjamin Taylor –Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
J. Benjamin Taylor is assistant professor of political science at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts in North Adams, Mass. He researches and teaches courses on political communication, media and politics, and American political behavior.
Laura Taylor – North Carolina State University
Laura Taylor is Professor of Agricultural and Resource Economics at NC State. Her research focuses on policy evaluation and the valuation of natural resources and the environment. She is also the Director of the Center for Environmental and Resource Economic Policy (CEnREP).
Robert Joseph Taylor – University of Michigan
Robert Joseph Taylor is the Sheila Feld Collegiate Professor of Social Work and Faculty Associate at the Institute for Social Research, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is also a faculty associate with the Program for Research on black Americans at the Institute for Social Research. Professor Taylor has published extensively on the informal social support networks (i.e., family, friends, and church members) of adult and elderly Black Americans.
Sherese R Taylor – Howard University
Sherese R Taylor is a graduate student in the Department of Sociology at Howard University.. Read her review of Paul Robeson: the artist as revolutionary by Gerald Horne on the LSE Review of Books.
Daphne Teh – INSEAD
Daphne Teh is a Ph.D. candidate at INSEAD. She studies organizational learning and inter-organizational ties, with a focus on the spread of misconduct among corporations and non-profits.
Barbara A. Zarate Tenorio – University of Oxford
Barbara A. Zarate Tenorio is a Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Social Policy and Intervention at the University of Oxford.
Silvana Tenreyro – LSE Department of Economics
Silvana Tenreyro is Professor in Economics at the London School of Economics. She is Board Member of the Review of Economic Studies and serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of the European Economic Association, the Journal of Monetary Economics, the Economic Journal, and Economica. Tenreyro is an external MPC member for the Central Bank of Mauritius, Member at Large of the European Economic Association (EEA), Leading academic at the Centre for Macroeconomics, Research Associate at the CEP Macroeconomics program, and Research Affiliate at CEPR. In the past, she acted as Panel Member for Economic Policy, Director of the IGC Macroeconomics Programme, and she chaired the Women in Economics Committee of the EEA. Her main research interests are Macroeconomic Development and Monetary Policy. Recent publications include “Technological Diversification” (AER), “The Timing of Monetary Policy Shocks” (AER), and “Volatility and Development” (QJE).
Terence Teo – Rutgers University
Terence Teo is a Ph.D. Candidate in Political Science at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey.
Manuel P. Teodoro – Texas A&M University
Manny Teodoro is an Associate Professor in the College of Liberal Arts at the Department of Political Science at Texas A&M University. His scholarship stands at the nexus of politics, public policy, and public management, with emphases on American local government and environmental policy. His public administration research emphasizes executive behavior, with special attention to bureaucratic career systems as political phenomena.
Jessica Terman – George Mason University
Dr. Jessica Terman is an Assistant Professor in the School of Policy, Government and International Affairs at George Mason University.. Her research focuses on implementation issues in public management. She is particularly interested in the tools of third-party governance such as the use of intergovernmental grants and contractors. Her most recent work looks at the integration of federal and state policy tools as they relate to energy efficiency and sustainability programs. She has also published on bureaucratic policymaking and procurement activities in the context of state government.
Andrea Tesei – Queen Mary University of London
Andrea Tesei is a Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London. His research interests include economic development and political economy. His current research focuses on the impact of natural resource windfalls on democratization processes; the influence of both traditional and new media on electoral results and mass mobilization; the effect of racial income inequality on the level of trust.
Stefani Thachik – University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Stefani Thachik is the assistant director of business honors programs at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Currently, her research focuses on investigating the sociocultural contexts of educational policy and practice, with a focus on aligning K-12 and higher education.
Jason Thatcher – Clemson University
Jason Thatcher is a Professor of Information Systems at Clemson University and holds a faculty appointment at ITU-Copenhagen. He is immediate past-President of the Association for Information Systems. He serves as a Senior Editor at MIS Quarterly, Decision Sciences, and AIS Transactions on Human-Computer Interaction. He has served on the editorial boards of Information Systems Research, Journal of the AIS, European Journal of Information Systems, Information Technology and People and other .
Sarah Thébaud – University of California, Santa Barbara
Sarah Thébaud is assistant professor of sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara and a faculty research associate of the Broom Center for Demography. Her work investigates social psychological and macro-institutional sources of gender inequality in the new economy. In addition to studies on the relationship between gendered cultural beliefs and inequality in workplaces and families, her research examines patterns of gender inequality in entrepreneurial activity, investment markets, and academic science and engineering.
Sean Theriault – University of Texas at Austin
Sean Theriault is an Associate Professor in the Department of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. He researches American political institutions, primarily the U.S. Congress. His current research is on the Gingrich Senators and how they have transformed the U.S. Senate.
Brian C. Thiede – Louisiana State University
Brian Thiede is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Louisiana State University.
Michael Thom – USC Price
Michael Thom is an assistant professor at the USC Price School of Public Policy. His research interests include public finance and government regulation.
Herschel Thomas – University of Texas at Austin
Herschel Thomas is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. He studies American politics and the policy process, focusing on agenda-setting, interest groups, and lobbying.
Lorrin Thomas – Rutgers University-Camden
Lorrin Thomas is an associate professor and chair of the history department at Rutgers University-Camden. She is the author of Puerto Rican Citizen: History and Political Identity in Twentieth Century New York City (University of Chicago Press, 2010) and, with Aldo Lauria Santiago, of the forthcoming book Rethinking the Struggle for Puerto Rican Rights(Routledge, 2018).
Helen Thompson – University of Cambridge
Helen Thompson is Professor of Political Economy. She has been at Cambridge since 1994 and is at present Deputy Head of the School of the Humanities and Social Sciences. Helen’s present work is focused on the historical origins of the post-2008 economic and political world and the crises it is generating for western countries. More particularly her recent work covers the political economy of oil, Brexit and the euro zone crisis.
Danielle Thomsen – Duke University
Danielle Thomsen is a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Political Science at Duke University and a member of the Scholars Strategy Network. Her research has appeared or is forthcoming in the Journal of Politics and Legislative Studies Quarterly.
Michael R. Thomsen – University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture
Michael R. Thomsen is a professor in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness.
Matthew J. Thompson – University of California, Davis
Matthew J. Thompson is a graduate student in the Department of Sociology at the University of California, Davis. Matthew researches organizational structures, crime, and policing. His current project examines law enforcement agency policies and the use of police violence.
Judd R. Thornton – Georgia State University
Judd R. Thornton is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science at Georgia State University. His primary focus is on mass political behavior. In particular, his interests include partisanship, beliefs systems and ideology, the interplay between elite and mass opinion, and issues of measurement.
Rebecca U. Thorpe – University of Washington
Rebecca U. Thorpe is an Assistant Professor at the University of Washington. Her research interests include political institutions and state development, with an emphasis on U.S. military spending and warfare, criminal punishment, and imprisonment. She is the author ofThe American Warfare State: The Domestic Politics of Military Spending (University of Chicago 2014) and “Perverse Politics: The Persistence of Mass Incarceration in the 21st Century” (Perspectives on Politics, Sept. 2015).
Malane Thou – Rhode Island College
Malane Thou is currently a student at Rhode Island College in Providence, Rhode Island where his areas of studies are: Sociology, Communication: Public Relations/Advertising and Computer Science. He has earned memberships in Alpha Kappa Delta Sociology Honors Society, National Society of Leadership and Success, and the National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
Nathaniel Throckmorton – College of William and Mary
Nathaniel Throckmorton is an assistant professor of economics at the College of William and Mary. He joined the department in August 2014, after receiving his Ph.D. from Indiana University in January 2014. Prior to joining William and Mary, he was a visiting assistant professor at DePauw University and a visiting economist at the Joint Committee on Taxation for the U.S. Congress. His research examines the effects of various monetary and fiscal policies and the role of uncertainty in the economy.
Sharece Thrower –Vanderbilt University
Sharece Thrower is an assistant professor of political science at Vanderbilt University. Her research interests include American political institutions, executive branch policymaking, separation of powers politics, and formal and quantitative methods.
Gregory Thwaites is a PhD student at the LSE.
Guang Tian – University of New Orleans
Guang Tian is an Assistant professor in the Department of Planning and Urban Studies at the University of New Orleans.
Lydia Tiede – University of Houston
Lydia Tiede is an associate professor of political science at the University of Houston. She received her Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego. Her research focuses on judicial politics and public law. She is especially interested in analyzing the effects of legal and judicial reforms on judicial decision-making. She analyzes the work of a wide variety of courts in developed and developing nations.
Andrew D. Tiedt – Office of Research and Evaluation, Federal Bureau of Prisons
Andrew D. Tiedt, Ph.D., is a demographer who works for the Office of Research and Evaluation at the Federal Bureau of Prisons. He has published on issues ranging from recidivism of released prisoners to the impacts of population aging.
Charles Tien – CUNY
Charles Tien is Professor of Political Science at Hunter College & The Graduate Center, City University of New York. He previously served as a Fulbright Scholar in American Politics at Renmin University in Beijing, China.
András Tilcsik – University of Toronto
András Tilcsik holds the Canada Research Chair in Strategy, Organizations, and Society at the University of Toronto’s Rotman School of Management. He is the coauthor of Meltdown: Why Our Systems Fail and What We Can Do About It.
Dustin Tingley – Harvard University
Dustin Tingley is the Paul Sack Associate Professor of Political Economy in the Government Department at Harvard University. His research interests include international relations, international political economy, experimental approaches to political science, and statistical methodology. Dustin is currently working on new experimental projects on bargaining, attitudes towards global climate change, new methods for the statistical analysis of causal mechanisms and textual data, and a book about the domestic politics of US foreign policy.
Caroline Tolbert – University of Iowa
Caroline Tolbert is Professor of Political Science at the University of Iowa. She is the author/coauthor of eight books, and numerous scholarly articles. Her research explores voting, elections, public opinion and race and representation broadly defined. She has written three books on digital inequality, including Digital Cities: The Internet and the Geography of Opportunity (2012), Digital Citizenship (2008) and Virtual Inequality: Beyond the Digital Divide (2003). Tolbert is co-editor with Rodney Hero of “Race and the 2012 Elections: A Post-Racial Society, More Apparent Than Real Mini Symposium” in PRQ in July 2014.
Jessica Tollestrup is an Analyst on Congress and the Legislative Process with the Congressional Research Service. She specializes in the congressional budget process and has written on budget process reform, congressional procedure, and institutional development. She holds a BA in Political Economy from the College of Idaho and an MS in Political Science from Portland State University. She was a 2010 Presidential Management Fellow.
Donald Tomaskovic-Devey – University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Donald Tomaskovic-Devey is Professor of Sociology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. His research on financialization with Ken-Hou Lin and Nathan Meyers has been published in the American Sociological Review, the American Journal of Sociology, theSocio-Economic Review and the North Carolina Banking Institute Journal. The U.S. National Science Foundation and the Institute for New Economic Thinking supported this research. His first book in 1983, with S.M. Miller, was Recapitalizing America: Alternatives to the Corporate Distortion of National Policy (Routledge & Kegan Paul) and his most recent, with Kevin Stainback, is Documenting Desegregation: Racial and Gender Segregation in Private Sector Employment since the Civil Rights Act(2012 Russell Sage).
Joseph Tracy – Federal Reserve Bank of New York
Joseph Tracy is an Executive Vice President and Senior Advisor to the President at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. His primary research interests include unions and collective bargaining as well as housing and urban economics. Prior to joining the New York Fed, Mr. Tracy was an associate professor at Yale University and Columbia.
Laurie Trautman– Western Washington University
Laurie Trautman is the Associate Director of the Border Policy Research Institute at Western Washington University. She holds a PhD in Geography from the University of Oregon. Her research examines temporary foreign worker policies in the United States and Canada, particularly the intersection between the construction of national policies and local labor market dynamics.
Tony Travers – LSE London
Tony Travers is Director of British Government @ LSE and co-director of LSE London, a research centre at the London School of Economics. He is also a Professor in the LSE’s Government Department. His key research interests include local and regional government and public service reform. He has been an advisor to the House of Commons Education Select Committee and the Communities and Local Government Select Committee. He has published a number of books on cities and government, including Failure in British Government: The Politics of the Poll Tax (with David Butler and Andrew Adonis), Paying for Health, Education and Housing: How does the Centre Pull the Purse Strings (with Howard Glennerster and John Hills) and The Politics of London: Governing the Ungovernable City.
Toni-Michelle C. Travis – George Mason University
Toni-Michelle Travis is Associate Professor of Government and Politics at George Mason University. Her scholarly work focuses on electoral and racial politics in Virginia and Washington, D.C. Her latest publications are Democratic Destiny and the District of Columbia (With Ronald Walters, Lexington Books, 2010) and The Meaning of Difference (With Karen Rosenblum, McGraw-Hill, 2008).
Sarah Treul – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Sarah Treul is an Assistant Professor in the political science department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research agenda focuses on decision making in the U.S. Senate, the role of state delegations in Congress, and primary elections. She is currently working on a book project analyzing how state delegations are utilized in today’s Congress.
Anna Triandafyllidou – European University Institute
Anna Triandafyllidou is Professor at the Global Governance Programme of the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) at the European University Institute.
Dimitrios Triantaphyllou – Kadir Has University
Dimitrios Triantaphyllou is an Associate Professor in the Department of International Relations and the Director of the Center for International and European Studies at Kadir Has University in Istanbul.
Francesc Trillas – Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB)
Francesc Trillas is Senior Lecturer in the Department of Applied Economics at the Autonomous University of Barcelona, and Associate Researcher at the Public-Private Sector Research Centre at IESE and at the Institut d’Economia de Barcelona. He has published in several international journals and specialises in regulatory economics, applied microeconomics and institutional and political aspects of the economy. He is the author of the blog Real Progress.
Sarah Trocchio – Rutgers University
Sarah Trocchio is a PhD student at the Rutgers School of Criminal Justice. Her research interests include formal social control in urban areas, criminal procedure, and the use of discretion in the criminal justice system.
Jessica Trounstine- University of California, Merced
Jessica Trounstine is an Associate Professor in the School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts at the University of California, Merced. She studies American politics with a focus on sub-national politics, primarily concentrating on large cities. Her work studies the process and quality of representation. She is particularly interested in how political institutions enhance or limit the ability of residents to achieve responsive government.
Peter Trubowitz – LSE International Relations
Peter Trubowitz is Professor and Head of International Relations, and Director of the LSE’s US Centre. His main research interests are in the fields of international security and comparative foreign policy, with special focus on American grand strategy and foreign policy. He also writes and comments frequently on U.S. party politics and elections and how they shape and are shaped by America’s changing place in the world.
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Terence Tse – ESCP Europe Business School and i7 Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness
Terence Tse is Associate Professor in Finance at the London campus of ESCP Europe Business School. He is also the Head of Competitiveness Studies of i7 Institute for Innovation and Competitiveness, an academic think-tank. He can be reached firstname.lastname@example.org, and @terencecmtse on twitter.
Markos Tselekounis – University of Piraeus
Markos Tselekounis is assistant professor of economics at the University of Piraeus. Before joining the University of Piraeus, he was a teaching assistant at the University of Athens and a postdoctoral research fellow at the NOVA University of Lisbon. His main research interests are in industrial economics, microeconomic theory, network economics and telecommunications policy. His research has appeared in many distinguished scientific international journals such as International Journal of Industrial Organization, Review of Industrial Organization and Journal of Regulatory Economics. He has been participating in several European and National projects in the area of network economics and regulation. Markos is also a member of the Adjunct Academic Staff of the Hellenic Open University and a Research Collaborator of the Center for Advanced Studies in Management and Economics (CEFAGE) of the University of Évora.
Andrei P. Tsygankov – San Francisco State University
Patrick Tucker – Yale University
Patrick Tucker is a postdoctoral associate in the Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) and the Center for the Study of American Politics (CSAP) at Yale University.
Paula A. Tufiş – University of Bucharest
Paula A. Tufiş is an Associate Professor in the Department of Sociology and Social Work at the University of Bucharest. Her research interests include Social Stratification, Education, Gender Beliefs, Child-Rearing Values, Migration, Aging, Quantitative Research Methods and Data Analysis.
Jeffrey K. Tulis – University of Texas at Austin
Jeffrey Tulis is Associate Professor at the University of Texas at Austin. Professor Tulis’s interests bridge the fields of political theory and American politics, including more specifically, American political development, constitutional theory, political philosophy and the American presidency. His publications include The Presidency in the Constitutional Order (LSU, 1981; Transaction, 2010), The Rhetorical Presidency (Princeton, 1987), The Constitutional Presidency (Johns Hopkins 2009), The Limits of Constitutional Democracy (Princeton, 2010).
Jason Turcotte – California State Polytechnic University, Pomona
Jason Turcotte is Assistant Professor in Communication at California State Polytechnic University, Pomona. His research interests are broadly focused on political communication. More specifically, his work examines how the news media influence policy issues, elections and campaign events. To learn more about his research visit www.jturcotte.com.
Richard Turner – Mississippi State University
Richard Turner earned his PhD at Cornell University, and then served as a postdoctoral research associate at Brown University. He is now a research scientist at the National Strategic Planning & Analysis Research Center at Mississippi State University.
Dr. Kristin Turney is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Irvine, and a faculty affiliate at the Center for Demographic and Social Analysis (C-DASA). Broadly, her research examines the transmission of social inequality between and within generations. More specifically, her research interests include the collateral consequences of incarceration for family life, the effects of depression on individuals and children, and the causes and consequences of childhood health inequalities. These substantive interests are accompanied with a methodological interest in causal inference.
Thomas A. Tweed – University of Notre Dame
Thomas A. Tweed holds the Harold and Martha Welch Endowed Chair in American Studies and has a concurrent appointment in History, at the University of Notre Dame. He is also Faculty Fellow in the Institute of Latino Studies and the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. He edited Retelling U.S. Religious History and co-editedAsian Religions in America: A Documentary History, which Choice named an “outstanding academic book.” He also wrote The American Encounter with Buddhism, 1844-1912: Victorian Culture and the Limits of Dissent and Our Lady of the Exile: Diasporic Religion at a Cuban Catholic Shrine in Miami, which won the American Academy of Religion’s book award. His most recent book is an historical study of the Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception in Washington, which appeared in 2011 as “America’s Church”: The National Shrine and Catholic Presence in the Nation’s Capital, 1917-1997. He has served as the president of the American Society for the Study of Religion, and in 2014 he is president-elect, and future president, of the American Academy of Religion.
Tate Twinam – University of Washington Bothell
Tate Twinam is an Assistant Professor of Applied Economics in the School of Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences at the University of Washington Bothell. His research lies in the fields of urban, public, and environmental economics.
George Tyler began his career working in the United States Congress as an economic adviser to Senators Hubert H. Humphrey of Minnesota and Lloyd M. Bentsen of Texas and as Senior Economist on the Congressional Joint Economic Committee. Appointed by President Clinton as a Deputy Treasury Assistant Secretary in 1993, George worked closely with international financial institutions and in 1995 became a senior official at the World Bank. George is the author of What Went Wrong: How the 1% Hijacked the American Middle Class… And What Other Nations Got Right.
Adriano Udani – University of Missouri – St. Louis
Adriano Udani (@adrianoudani) is Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Missouri – St. Louis with a joint appointment in the Public Policy Administration Program.
Christopher Uggen – University of Minnesota
Christopher Uggen is Regents Professor and Martindale chair in Sociology, Law, and Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota. He studies crime, law, and social inequality, firm in the belief that good science can light the way to a more just and peaceful world.
Gergely Ujhelyi – University of Houston
Gergely Ujhelyi is an assistant professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Houston. He has worked on a wide range of public policy issues in the US, Argentina, Mexico, and South Africa. His current research focuses on the organization of public employment and its implications for political and economic outcomes.
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen – Rice University
Kristian Coates Ulrichsen is a Research Fellow at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy, an Associate Fellow at Chatham House, and a Visiting Fellow at the LSE Middle East Centre. His research focuses on the political economy and regional security dynamics of the Gulf and Arabian Peninsula. His forthcoming book, Qatar and the Arab Spring, will be published in October 2014.
Janani Umamaheswar – Rider University
Janani Umamaheswar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Rider University. She recently completed her PhD in the Department of Sociology and Criminology at the Pennsylvania State University, and her research interests are in the areas of gender, crime and deviance, incarceration, and the life course.
Ushma D. Upadhyay- University of California
Ushma D. Upadhyay, PhD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco and Director of Research for the University of California Global Health Institute’s Center of Expertise in Women’s Health, Gender, and Empowerment. She holds a National Institutes of Health Career Development Award to study gender-based power among young men and women and its effect on contraceptive use. Her current research focuses on the development and validation of the Sexual Health and Reproductive Empowerment for Young Adults (SHREYA) Scale.
Joesph Ura is an Associate Professor, the Director of Undergraduate Studies, and Director of the American Politics Program in the Department of Political Science at Texas A&M University. His research addresses American national politics, especially the United States Supreme Court and macropolitical responsiveness and representation.
Carly Urban – Montana State University
Dr. Carly Urban is an Assistant Professor of Economics in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Economics at Montana State University. She holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a B.A. in Economics and International Affairs from the George Washington University. Her research focuses on economics of the political market and the policy analysis of financial interventions, and has been published in top economics journals including the Economic Journal, the Journal of Human Resources, and the Journal of Economics, Behavior, and Organization.
Joseph E. Uscinski – University of Miami
Joe Uscinski is assistant professor of political science at University of Miami in Coral Gables, Florida. He is currently completing a book on conspiratorial beliefs for Oxford University Press with coauthor Joseph M. Parent.
Matthew J. Uttermark – Florida State University
Matthew J. Uttermark is a PhD candidate in political science at Florida State University. His research interest include state politics, federalism, direct democracy, education policy, and quantitative research methods. His research has been published in State Politics & Policy Quarterly and State and Local Government Review.
Stephen M. Utych – Boise State University
Stephen M. Utych is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Boise State University. His research focuses on political psychology, specifically the role of language and emotions in politics. He additionally is interested in how contextual factors about politics and elections influence political attitudes. He earned his Ph.D. from Vanderbilt University, and his B.S. from the Georgia Institute of Technology.