Politics & Government Experts

Daniel Murphy


Professor of 
Accounting and Information Management

Daniel Murphy can discuss international taxation and the effect of taxes on investment behavior.


T. Russell Crook

Associate Professor of Management

Russell Crook can talk about political activities of businesses, strategic human capital, supply chain ecosystems, and why some businesses perform better than others.


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.


Ashleigh Huffman

Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sports Studies, Assistant Director of the Center for Sport, Peace, and Society

Ashleigh Huffman is the founding assistant director of the UT Center for Sport, Peace, and Society. A clinical assistant professor, she specializes in using sport for development and peace, with a focus on sport-based service-learning, local community development, and building global peace through sport-based initiatives. Her work has an emphasis on women’s empowerment.


Sarah J. Hillyer

Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sports Studies, Director of the Center for Sport, Peace, and Society

Sarah Hillyer is the founding director of the UT Center for Sport, Peace, and Society. She is a professor who specializes in sport for development and peace, with a focus on women’s empowerment, local community development, and building global peace through sport-based initiatives.


Stephanie Bohon

Associate Professor of Sociology, Co-director of the Center for the Study of Social Justice

Stephanie Bohon is an associate professor of sociology in the College of Arts and Sciences and is the founder and co-director of the Center for Social Justice.


Amadou Sall

Lecturer

Amadou Sall is a lecturer in the Department of Africana Studies with expertise in minority student success, war, violence and AIDS, and study abroad transformations.


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.


Richard Pacelle

Professor of Political Science, Head of the Department of Political Science

Richard Pacelle is an expert on the US Supreme Court. His other interests include American politics, Constitutional law, civil liberties, and the judicial process.