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The Politics Faculty

The politics faculty at Catholic University approach the study of politics from a range of diverse yet complementary perspectives. Highly regarded both in the classroom and in their research, our professors are deeply committed to liberal arts education, the advancement of knowledge, and the success of their students.

Full-time Faculty

Askonas

Jonathan Askonas
International relations, foreign policy, Russia, national security, technology and war

Coyle

Dennis Coyle, Chair
Constitutionlism, liberalism and political culture, social theory and Catholic social thought, Supreme Court

 
Intelligence studies, CIA history, accountability of intelligence

 

Green

Matthew Green
American political institutions, 
U.S. elections, 
political leadership

 

Jakub Grygiel
International relations, grand strategy, alliance politics, Europe 

Hellmuth

 Dorle Hellmuth
European politics, counter-terrorism, foreign policy, homeland security

Justin Litke 
American political thought, history of political theory,  US exceptionalism, foreign policy

Love

 Maryann Cusimano Love
International relations, peacebuilding, religious freedom


 

Ryn

Claes G. Ryn
Western political thought, ethics and politics, historicism, politics and the imagination

Walsh

David Walsh
Political theory, liberal democracy, philosophical revolution of modern world

White

John Kenneth White
The American party system and the U.S. presidency, values and voting

 

Yeo

Andrew Yeo
International relations and comparative politics, social movements, East Asia

 

Emeritus and Part-time Faculty

Theis

Wallace J. Thies
International politics, military strategy, the Atlantic Alliance,foreign policy

Rich

Diana Rich
Director of Capitol Hill Programs 

 

 

 

James Quirk
International relations, comparative politics, global political economy

 

 

 

Lee Edwards
American conservatism, political leadership, politics of the 60s

  

  

 

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Joan Barth Urban
Contemporary Russian politics, Cold War history, comparative governments

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

Faculty on Sabbatical

Henderson

Phillip Henderson
The U.S. Presidency, political leadership, U.S.  national institutions

Kromkowski

John A. Kromkowski
Urban and ethnic politics, director of Washington area internships