Who teaches Politics at Centre?


Daniel G. Stroup

  • Lively Professor of Politics
  • B.A. University of Dayton; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
  • Chair of the Government Program
  • Crounse 415, 859-238-5246, dan.stroup@centre.edu
  • Teaches courses in American politics and public law. He has participated in the CentreTerm study in Vietnam. He serves with Mr. Leahey as a pre-law advisor, and is the contact person for questions about graduate programs in public law and law school.

Lori Hartmann-Mahmud

  • Associate Professor of International Studies
  • B.A., Denison University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Denver
  • Chair of the International Studies Program
  • Crounse 463, 859-238-5250, lori.hartmann-mahmud@centre.edu
  • Teaches courses in comparative politics, international relations, political economy, and women in politics. She has directed the Centre-in-Strasbourg Program, and led a CentreTerm program in Cameroon. She chairs the international studies and political economy programs, and is the contact person for questions about graduate programs in comparative politics and international relations, the Peace Corps, and careers in the Foreign Service.

J. Christopher Paskewich

  • Assistant Professor of Politics
  • B.S., M.S., Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute; Ph.D., University of Connecticut
  • Crounse 439, 859-238-5239, c.paskewich@centre.edu
  • Teaches courses in political theory and American political thought. He is the contact person for questions about graduate programs in political theory.

Benjamin R. Knoll

  • Assistant Professor of Politics
  • B.A., Utah State University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Iowa
  • Crounse 462, 859-238-5281, benjamin.knoll@centre.edu
  • Personal website: http://web.centre.edu/benjamin.knoll/
  • Blog on U.S. and Kentucky politics: http://www.informationknoll.com/
  • Twitter: @benjaminknoll28
  • Teaches courses in American political behavior and institutions. He is the contact person for graduate programs in American politics, Pi Sigma Alpha, and the Truman scholarship.

Robert Bosco

  • Assistant Professor of International Studies and Politics
  • B.A., Wheaton College; M.A., American University; Ph.D., University of Connecticut
  • Crounse 462, 859-238-5381, robert.bosco@centre.edu
  • Teaches courses in international relations, religion and politics, international security, and international political economy. He is the contact person for graduate study in international relations.

Dina Badie

  • Assistant Professor of International Studies and Politics
  • B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. University of Connecticut
  • Crounse 442, 859-238-5770, dina.badie@centre.edu
  • Teaches courses in international relations and comparative politics with an emphasis on the Middle East and East Asia.

Extraordinary teaching...

Our faculty members teach a wide variety of courses from a diversity of theoretical and methodological perspectives.

 

Faculty scholarship

The Politics and International Studies faculty are also active scholars. Our faculty members have recently published scholarly articles in journals like:

  • Journal of Politics
  • International Migration Review
  • Social Science Research
  • PS: Political Science and Politics
  • International Political Science Review
  • Foreign Policy Analysis
  • International Studies Perspectives
  • Journal of International Relations and Development
  • Social Science Quarterly
  • Political Behavior
  • Journal for the Scientific Study of Religion
  • American Politics Research
  • Politics
  • Theoria
  • Studies in Social and Political Thought