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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

Coyle

Dennis Coyle, chair
Constitutional law,  comparative law and political culture

Darnton

Christopher Darnton
U.S.-Latin American relations, international politics

Green

Matthew Green
Congressional politics,
U.S. elections,
political leadership

Hellmuth

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

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

Love

Maryann Cusimano Love
International relations, peacebuilding, religious freedom

O'Leary

James P. O'Leary
Political economy, U.S. foreign policy, comparative political development

Ryn

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

Schneck

Stephen Schneck
Political philosophy,
18th century American political thought

Theis

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

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

 

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

 

 

James Quirk
International relations, comparative politics, global political economy

 

 

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