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Administration

Alan Wiseman
Chair
Professor
Cornelius Vanderbilt Chair
Professor of Law (by courtesy)
Email
Website
615-322-6241
336 Commons Center
Specializations: American Political Institutions; Formal Theory and Quantitative Methods; Positive Political Economy; Legislative Politics; Bureaucracy and Regulatory Politics
Jennifer M. Larson
Associate Chair
Director of Undergraduate Studies
Associate Professor
Email
Website
615-322-6240
332 Commons Center
Specializations: Social Networks, Political Economy of Conflict and Cooperation
Emily Hencken Ritter
Director of Graduate Studies
Associate Professor
Office Hours: Spring 2022: Monday 2:30 PM-4:30 PM or by appointment 
Email
Website
615-936-9795
338 Commons Center
Specializations: Human Rights, Repression and Protest, International and Civil Conflict, Comparative Courts, International Organizations, Game Theory
Melissa VandeWater
Administrative Manager
Email
615-322-2848
355B Commons Center
Shantera Rice
Program Coordinator, Graduate Studies
Email
615-322-6222
355 Commons Center
Riley Ellingson
Program Specialist, Undergraduate Studies
Email
(615) 322-2307
220 Edgehill
Julia Kamasz
Administrative Coordinator, Purchasing
Email
(615) 322-2831
110 Cohen Memorial Hall
Ian Seasholtz
Administrative Specialist, Department Support
Email
(615) 322-2516
304 Cohen Memorial Hall
Shannon Meldon-Corney
CSDI Program Coordinator
Email
875-6954
301F Commons Center