Adom Getachew

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science and the College

Pick Hall 513
773 834 8723
Autumn Quarter Office Hours: 2-4pm on Mondays. Students should book an appointment in advance at

Major Areas of Interest:

  • History of political thought
  • International law
  • Theories of empire and race
  • Black political thought and post-colonial political theory

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John Mark Hansen

Charles L. Hutchinson Distinguished Service Professor

Pick Hall 316A
773 702 5476
Autumn Quarter Office Hours: 1 to 3 on Mondays. Students can visit in person or by Zoom. There is a sign up at

Major Areas of Interest:

  • Legislative politics
  • Interest group politics
  • Rational choice models

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Paul Poast

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies

Pick Hall 423
734 883 7093
Autumn Quarter Office Hours: Virtual office hours for undergrads from Noon to 1 on Monday and Tuesday. Grad students by appointment

Major Areas of Interest:

  • International relations
  • Alliance politics
  • Political economy of security
  • Methodology

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James Robinson

Reverend Dr. Richard L. Pearson Professor and University Professor, Faculty Director of the Pearson Institute

1307 East 60th Street, Room 2017
773 702 6364
Autumn Quarter Office Hours:

Jon Rogowski

Associate Professor

Pick 523
Autumn Quarter Office Hours:

Major Areas of Interest:

  • Representation and accountability
  • Political institutions
  • American political history

Anton Strezhnev

Assistant Professor

Pick 328
Autumn Quarter Office Hours:

Major Areas of Interest: 

  • Quantitative methods
  • International political economy
  • Empirical legal studies

Nathan Tarcov

Karl J. Weintraub Professor in the College and the Division of the Social Sciences

Foster Hall 316
773 702 8064
Autumn Quarter Office Hours: Monday/Wednesday 3-4 by appointment only in Foster 316

Major Areas of Interest:

  • Ancient political thought (Thucydides, Xenophon, Plato, Aristotle, Plutarch)
  • Modern political thought (Machiavelle, Locke, the American Founders, Strauss)
  • Education and family in political theory
  • Principles of US foreign policy

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