Adom Getachew

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science and the College

Pick Hall 513
773 834 8723
Winter Quarter Office Hours: Wednesdays 12:00-2:00 pm

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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Gary Herrigel

Paul Klapper Professor in the College and Division of Social Sciences

Pick Hall 516
773 702 8067
Winter Quarter Office Hours: Wednesdays 9:00 am-12:00 pm

Major Areas of Interest:

  • Comparative political economy
  • Social theory
  • Economic sociology
  • Organizations
  • Governance
  • Europe, North America, Asia

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William Howell

Sydney Stein Professor in American Politics
Chair

Pick Hall 323
773 702 8058
Winter Quarter Office Hours: Mondays 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Major Areas of Interest:

  • American politics
  • Political institutions
  • Foundations of presidential power
  • Domestic politics of foreign policymaking

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Monika Nalepa

Associate Professor

Pick Hall 324A
773 702 0234
Winter Quarter Office Hours: Tuesdays 3:30-5:00pm for non-advisees; Thursdays 4:15-5:15 pm for advisees

Major Areas of Interest:

  • Post-Communist politics
  • Comparative political institutions
  • Positive political theory
  • Transitional justice

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Paul Poast

Assistant Professor
Director of Graduate Studies

Pick Hall 423
773 834 8743
Winter Quarter Office Hours: Wednesdays 2:30-3:30 pm and by appointment

Major Areas of Interest:

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

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Nathan Tarcov

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

Foster Hall 316
773 702 8064
Winter Quarter Office Hours: announced weekly

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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Lisa Wedeen

Mary R. Morton Professor of Political Science

Pick Hall 414
773 702 8065
Wilder House 202
773 702 0250
Winter Quarter Office Hours: Mondays 3:30-4:30 pm in Pick 414; Thursdays 2:00-3:00 pm in Wilder House 202 (beginning January 14)

Major Areas of Interest:

  • Comparative politics
  • Middle East
  • Political theory
  • Feminist theory
  • Qualitative methods

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