Sharon Austin

Professor · University of Florida

Sharon Wright Austin’s teaching and research interests are in American government, urban politics and African American politics.

Southern Politics African American Politics Urban Politics

Jonathan Rothchild

Professor of Theological Studies · Loyola Marymount University

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

Contemporary Moral Issues Christian Theology Christian Ethics Theological Ethics Law and Religion

Luis Ricardo Fraga

Director, Institute for Latino Studies; Acting Chair, Department of Political Science · University of Notre Dame

Luis Ricardo Fraga specializes in race, education, ethnicity, and Latino politics, as well as immigration, urban and voting rights policy.

Latino Politics Politics of Race Politics of Ethnicity Urban Politics Educational Policy

Evan Lee

Emeritus Professor of Law · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: leee@uchastings.edu / 415-565-4820 / Office 342-200

Criminal Law Federal Courts The Supreme Court (U.S.)

Brian Kalt

Professor of Law & Harold Norris Faculty Scholar · Michigan State University

Expert in constitutional law of the presidency, presidential pardons, impeachment, succession and the 25th Amendment.

Structural Constitutional Law Administrative Law Juries The Bill of Rights Tort Reform

Christopher A. Cooper

Madison Distinguished Professor of Political Science & Public Affiars and Director of the Public Policy Institute · Western Carolina University

Christopher A. Cooper's research is on N.C. politics, southern politics, political behavior and behavioral public administration.

Election Administration Public Administration Southern Politics American Politics Parties, Campaigns and Elections

Matthew Coles

Professor of Practice · UC Hastings College of the Law

Contacts: colesm@uchastings.edu

Civil Procedure Race, Sex and Sexual Orientation Discrimination Constitutional Law Freedom of speech Jail and Prison Conditions

Thomas Smith

Professor in the Practice of Finance · Emory University, Goizueta Business School

Cultural Economics Economics of the Arts Economics of Sports Economics of Religion Urban and Real Estate Economics

James Sample

Professor of Law · Hofstra University

Professor Sample focuses on voting rights and constitutional issues

Administrative Law Judicial Elections Constitutional Law Voting Rights Policy Voting Rights

Peter J. Bergerson, Ph.D.

Expert in national and Florida politics and public policy · Florida Gulf Coast University

Peter Bergerson focuses on U.S. campaigns and elections, the presidency and congress.

U.S. Census Florida Politics Florida Elections Florida's role in national elections U.S. Politics

Mark C. Alexander, JD

Arthur J. Kania Dean and Professor of Law | Charles Widger School of Law · Villanova University

Mark Alexander, JD, is an expert on constitutional law, election law and the First Amendment.

Constitutional Law Campaign Reform First Amendment Law Election Law Legal Education

Micah Officer, Ph.D.

Professor of Finance, College of Business Administration · Loyola Marymount University

micah.officer@lmu.edu | (310) 338-7658

Stockholder Voting Rights Business Economics Dividend Policy Capital Structure Corporate Governance

Daniel A. Smith

Professor · University of Florida

Daniel A. Smith examines how political institutions affect political behavior across and within the American states.

Ballot Measures Florida Politics State Politics and Elections Voting Rights and Elections Direct Democracy

Neil H. Buchanan

Chair/Professor/Director · University of Florida

Neil Buchanan is an expert in intergenerational justice, retirement security and constitutional issues in government budgeting.

Debt Ceiling Social Security Justice Between Generations Budget Deficits Limits of Economic Analysis

Mary-Kate Lizotte, PhD

Professor of Political Science · Augusta University

Lizotte is an expert in public opinion and is an expert in gender in politics and voting.

Gender Differences in Effect of Attractiveness on Political Candidacy‎ Race and Politics Gender Differences in Political Interests Gender Differences in Public Opinion

Michael Moreland, JD, PhD

University Professor of Law and Religion; Director, Eleanor H. McCullen Center for Law, Religion and Public Policy | Charles Widger School of Law · Villanova University

Michael Moreland, JD, PhD, is an expert in the areas of law and religion, free speech, constitutional law and bioethics.

Supreme Court Nomination Process Supreme Court Law and Religion Constitutional Law First Amendment

Kimberly West-Faulcon

Professor of Law · Loyola Law School, Loyola Marymount University

James P. Bradley Chair in Constitutional Law

Impeachment Constitutional Law

Craig Albert, PhD

Professor of Political Science and Graduate Director of the Master of Arts in Intelligence and Security Studies · Augusta University

Dr. Craig Albert focuses on national security, cyberconflict, ethnic conflict, and political thought.

Ethnic Conflict Terrorism Political Science National Security

Louis DeSipio

Professor of Chicano/Latino Studies and Political Science · UC Irvine

Louis DeSipio examines how democratic nations incorporate new members, including policymaking in the areas of immigration.

U.S. Electoral Politics Immigration Ethnic Politics Latino Politics Latino Studies

Teresa Thompson, PhD

Associate Faculty - Media Psychology · Fielding Graduate University

Equal rights and nondiscrimination of people with disabilities; Abuse and developmental disabilities; Guardianship laws and practices reform

Foundations of Research Video Modeling Single-Case Research Abuse and Developmental Disabilities Meta-Analysis