American Government Experts

Nathan Kelly

Associate Professor of Political Science

Nathan Kelly is an associate professor of political science whose research looks at the political and policy roots of the growing income gap in the United States. His research helps explain how the choices we make at the ballot box can increase or decrease the income gap between the rich and the poor.

Michael Fitzgerald

Professor of Political Science

Michael Fitzgerald is an expert in American government, public policy, public administration, and mass media who served as a consultant and adjunct faculty member at the US Office of Personnel Management’s executive and management programs in the United States and Europe from 1984 to 2004.

Brandon Prins

Professor of Political Science, Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy Global Security Program Fellow

Brandon Prins is a professor of political science whose research focuses on the relationship between domestic politics, international relations, and militarized conflict.