Elections Experts

Eric Keels

Eric Keels

Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Global Security

Eric Keels’ primary research agenda explores the intersection of democracy and civil war—focusing on international mediation efforts and the durability of peace after civil wars.


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.


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.


Anthony Nownes

Professor of Political Science

Anthony Nownes is a professor of political science whose research looks at lobbyists and interest groups within the United States at the local, state, and national levels. He’s also written about the impact of celebrity endorsements in political campaigns.