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2009-2010 Department of Political Science Faculty

American Politics

David Boren, Professor
Gary Copeland, Professor
Margaret Ellis, Assistant Professor
R. Keith Gaddie, Professor
Glen Krutz, Associate Professor
Ronald Peters, Professor
David Ray, Associate Professor
Cindy S. Rosenthal, Associate Professor
Ann-Marie Szymanski, Associate Professor
Justin Wert, Assistant Professor

Comparative Politics

Paul Goode, Assistant Professor
Charles Kenney, Associate Professor
Mitchell Smith, Associate Professor
Jiyeoun Song, Assistant Professor

International Relations

Jarrod, Hayes, Assistant Professor
Eric Heinze, Assistant Professor
Gregory Russell, Associate Professor
Greg Miller, Assistant Professor


Public Administration

Aimee Franklin, Associate Professor
Alisa Hicklin, Assistant Professor
Glen Krutz, Professor
Jos Raadschelders, Professor
Cindy S. Rosenthal, Professor
Ginger Elliot-Teague, Assistant Professor

Public Policy

Aimee Franklin, Associate Professor
Michael Givel, Associate Professor
Thomas James, Associate Professor
Glen Krutz, Professor
Cindy S. Rosenthal, Professor
Alisa Hicklin, Assistant Professor
Scott Lamothe, Assistant Professor
Meeyoung Lamothe, Assistant Professor
Hank Jenkins-Smith, Professor
Carol Silva, Associate Professor


University of Oklahoma
Department of Political Science
2009-2010 Faculty Roster

BOREN, DAVID L. Professor. President of the University of Oklahoma. Former United States Senator, Former Governor of Oklahoma. FIELD: American Politics.

COPELAND, GARY W. (Ph.D., University of Iowa, 1979) Professor. FIELDS: American Politics, Institutions, Processes and Political Behavior, Public Policy, Comparative Politics, Methods and Techniques of Research.

ELLIS, MARGARET E. (Ph.D., University of Texas at Dallas, 1995). Assistant Professor. FIELDS: American Politics, Constitutional Law, Civil Liberties, Judicial Process, Judicial Politics, Public Policy, Minority Politics, Women in the Judiciary.

ELLIOT-TEAGUE, GINGER (Ph.D., Indiana University, 2007). Assistant Professor. FIELDS: Public Administration,

FRANKLIN, AIMEE L. (Ph.D. State University of New York at Albany, 1996) Associate Professor and MPA Director. FIELDS: Public Administration, Public Policy, Strategic Planning, Budgeting, Evaluation, Performance Measurement, Ethics.

GADDIE, RONALD KEITH. (Ph.D., The University of Georgia, 1993) Professor. FIELDS: American Politics, Elections and Electoral Behavior, Southern Politics, Redistricting, Representation, Environmental Politics.

GIVEL, MICHAEL (Ph.D., University of California, Riverside, 1988) Associate Professor. FIELDS: Health Policy, Tobacco Policy, Public Policy, Social Movements, Urban Politics.

GOODE, PAUL (Ph.D, University of Oxford, 2005) Assistant Professor. FIELDS: Russian and East European Politics.

HAVERCROFT, JONATHAN (Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 2006) Associate Professor. FIELDS: Political Philosophy, Political Theory.

HAYES, JARROD (Ph.D., University of Southern California, 2009) Assistant Professor. FIELDS: International Relations Theory, International Security, Strategy and Arms Control, Foreign Policy Analysis, Democracy.

HEINZE, ERIC A. (Ph.D., University of Nebraska, 2005) Assistant Professor. FIELDS: International Relations, International Law and Organizations, International Human Rights, Conflict Studies, Foreign Policy, International Ethics.

HICKLIN, ALISA (Ph.D., Texas A&M University,) Assistant Professor. FIELDS: Public Management, Public Administration, Public Policy, Policy Analysis, Organization Theory, Politics and the Bureaucracy, Race and Public Policy.

JAMES, THOMAS E. (Ph.D., Ohio State University, 1976) Associate Professor and Director, Institute for Public Affairs. FIELDS: Program Evaluation, Public Policy Analysis, Measurement and Analysis.

JENKINS-SMITH, HANK (Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1985) Professor. FIELDS: Public Policy, Policy Analysis, Anti-Terrorism Policy, Environmental Policy, Risk Management.

KENNEY, CHARLES D. (Ph.D., University of Notre Dame, 1998) Associate Professor. FIELDS: Comparative Politics, Democratization, Latin American Politics, Politics in Developing Countries, Democratic Theory, Executive-Legislative Relations, Political Parties, Electoral Systems, Political Violence.

KRUTZ, GLEN S. (Ph.D., Texas A&M University, 1999) Professor and Associate Director, Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center. FIELDS: Congress, Public Policy and Administration, Agenda Setting, Government Budgeting, Political Institutions, Environmental Policy, Institutional Change, Presidential-Congressional Relations, Political Parties, Interest Groups, Budgeting Politics and Process.

LAMOTHE, MEEYOUNG (Ph.D., Florida State University, 2000) Assistant Professor. FIELDS: Public Administration, Public Policy. Agenda Setting. Organizations.

LAMOTHE, SCOTT (Ph.D., Florida State University, 2000) Assistant Professor. FIELDS: Public Policy,

MALETZ, DONALD J. (Ph.D., Cornell University, 1976) Professor. FIELDS: Political Theory, American Politics, Governmental and Administrative Ethics.

MILLER, GREG. (Ph.D., Ohio State University, 2004) Assistant Professor. FIELDS: International Security, Political Violence, Terrorism.

PETERS, RONALD M. (Ph.D., Indiana University, 1974) Regents Professor. FIELDS: Political Theory; American Government.

RAADSCHELDERS, JOS C. N. (Ph.D., University of Leiden, Netherlands, 1990) Professor and Henry Bellmon Chair of Public Service. Managing Editor, Public Administration Review. FIELDS: Comparative Administrative Systems, Administrative History, Discipline of Public Administration, Administrative Ethics and Culture.

RAY, DAVID H. (Ph.D., Stanford University, 1978) Associate Professor. FIELDS: American Government, Developing Nations, State Politics.

ROSENTHAL, CINDY SIMON. (Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1995) Professor and Director, Carl Albert Congressional Research and Studies Center. FIELDS: Public Policy and Inequality; Women and Politics, State Government and Intergovernmental Relations, Legislative Behavior, Leadership in the Public Sector, Race and Gender Inequality.

RUSSELL, GREGORY T. (Ph.D., Louisiana State University, 1985) Associate Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science. Director, Programs in Public Administration. FIELDS: International Relations, American Foreign Policy, Political Philosophy, International and Political Ethics, Intervention in the American Diplomatic Tradition, Theories of Power and the National Interest.

SILVA, CAROL L. (Ph.D., University of Rochester, 1998) Associate Professor. FIELDS: Public Policy, Environmental Policy, Risk Analysis, Gender and Risk Perception, Comparative Public Policy.

SONG, JIYEOUN. (Ph.D., Harvard University, 2008) Assistant Professor. FIELDS: Political Economy of East Asia, Japanese and Korean Politics, Politics of Welfare States, Comparative Political Economy, International Political Economy.

SMITH, MITCHELL P. (Ph.D., Princeton, 1993) Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies FIELDS: Comparative Politics, International Political Economy, Political Economy of European Integration.

SZYMANSKI, ANN-MARIE. (Ph.D., Cornell University, 1997) Associate Professor. FIELDS: American Politics Interest Groups and Social Movements, American Political Thought, The Presidency, Religion and Politics.

WERT, JUSTIN J. (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2005) Assistant Professor. FIELDS: Constitutional Law, Jurisprudence, American Political Development, American Political Thought.







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