John Brehm

Professor
Director of Undergraduate Studies

Pick Hall 318A
773 702 8075
Spring Quarter Office Hours: Wednesdays 1:00-4:00 pm via Zoom, https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/507722761

Major Areas of Interest:

  • Compliance
  • Political psychology
  • Public opinion

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Cathy Cohen

David and Mary Winton Green Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science

Pick 522B
773 702 8051
Spring Quarter Office Hours: Thursdays 10:00-11:30 am via Zoom; email Professor Cohen to set up an appointment

Major Areas of Interest:

  • American politics
  • African American politics
  • Marginal groups
  • Social movements

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Adom Getachew

Neubauer Family Assistant Professor of Political Science and the College

Pick Hall 513
773 834 8723
On Leave 2019-20

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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Robert Gulotty

Assistant Professor

Pick Hall 326
773 702 5726
Spring Quarter Office Hours: Mondays, Wednesdays 1:00-1:40 pm and 3:00-4:00 pm; via Zoom; sign up here: https://www.wejoinin.com/sheets/auvqm; Zoom ID is 560-113-3415

Major Areas of Interest:

  • International relations
  • International political economy
  • Political methodology

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William Howell

Sydney Stein Professor in American Politics
Chair

Pick Hall 323
773 702 8058
Spring Quarter Office Hours: Thursdays 4:00-5:00 pm for American Presidency students; all others by appointment, please contact by email

Major Areas of Interest:

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

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John Mearsheimer

R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science

Pick Hall 416
773 702 8667
Spring Quarter Office Hours: Tuesdays 3:00-4:30; https://uchicago.zoom.us/j/202508734
Meeting ID: 202-508-734

Major Areas of Interest:

  • International relations theory
  • International security
  • Israeli-Palestinian conflict
  • Nationalism
  • Rise of China

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Paul Poast

Associate Professor
Director of Graduate Studies

Pick Hall 423
734 883 7093
Spring Quarter Office Hours: by appointment, please email

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
Spring Quarter Office Hours: by appointment

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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