Recent American politics — Political parties — Political behavior
William C. Garriott Jr.
John Marshall Harlan Professor of Government
B.A., Centre College; M.A., Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Has taught courses on political behavior, recent American politics and political parties. In alternate years, team teaches (with professor Dan Stroup) a winter-term class that involves students in a simulation of the U.S. Congress. Publications and papers include "War Babies, Watergate Babies, and Puppies: Three Generations of College Students."
African politics — Women and development in West Africa — Democratic transitions in Africa — Peace Corps
Lori Hartmann-Mahmud National Endowment for the Humanities Associate Professor of International Studies
B.A., Denison University; M.A., Ph.D., University of Denver
Former Peace Corps volunteer in Tahoua, Niger, West Africa. An Ambassadorial Graduate Rotary Scholar in Senegal, West Africa. Articles published in journals including Africa Today.
American political history — The judicial process — The legislative process — The Civil Rights movement in America — The Supreme Court
Daniel G. Stroup
Pierce and Amelia Harrington Lively Professor of Government
B.A., University of Dayton; M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
Teaching and research interests encompass American political history, the judicial process, the legislative process, and the Civil Rights movement in America. Team teaches (with professor William Garriott) a government course that simulates the U.S. Congress. Has published articles in journals including Valparaiso Law Review and PS: Political Science and Politics, as well as a segment of The Kentucky Encyclopedia.