Christopher Ojeda’s research focuses on the social and economic origins of political inequality, especially those rooted in childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood.
Politics & Government Experts
Matt Buehler is an assistant professor of political science and a global security fellow at the Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy. His research area is comparative politics with expertise in the politics of the Middle East and North Africa.
Professor Julie Andsager studies media, health, and public opinion.
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.
Jon Shefner’s research focuses on Latin America and globalization, as well as global austerity. His recent research focuses on the green economy and community engagement.
Michelle Brown, associate professor of sociology, builds her research from field work in US prisons to address the causes and consequences of mass incarceration and capital punishment and develop social justice alternatives to US criminal justice.
Jana Morgan is an associate professor of political science whose research explores issues of inequality, exclusion, and representation in Latin American politics.
Joshua Fu is an expert on climatic changes, air pollution and air quality, the impacts of extreme events on air, critical infrastructure, food, human health, land, and water, and transportation.
Courtney N. Wright is an associate professor of communication studies with expertise in interpersonal communication and conflict management in close relationships, instructional settings, and organizations.
David Wolitz is an associate professor of law and specializes in comparative criminal justice, criminal law, and criminal procedure.