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Amanda Clayton
Assistant Professor of Political Science

Expert in gender and politics, with a focus on the impact of women legislators and candidates and public perception of women leaders.

Political Institutions gender quotas Gender Political Methodology Gender and Politics Comparative Politics Public Policy female leaders Women in Politics

Amanda Clayton Assistant Professor of Political Science Expert in gender and politics, with a focus on the impact of women legislators and candidates and public perception of women leaders. , Political Institutions, gender quotas, Gender, Political Methodology, Gender and Politics, Comparative Politics, Public Policy, female leaders, Women in Politics
Josh Clinton
Abby and Jon Winkelried Professor of Political Science

Polling expert who uses statistical methods to explain political processes. Co-directs the Vanderbilt Poll.

Voters Tennessee politics Polling American Politics Political polls Political Climate in Tennessee Political Methodology Public Opinion Voter Behavior and Attitudes

Josh Clinton Abby and Jon Winkelried Professor of Political Science Polling expert who uses statistical methods to explain political processes. Co-directs the Vanderbilt Poll. , Voters, Tennessee politics, Polling, American Politics, Political polls, Political Climate in Tennessee, Political Methodology, Public Opinion, Voter Behavior and Attitudes
Lisa Fazio
Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development

Expert on how people process true and false information, and how to mitigate the effects of reading and sharing false information.

How to prevent sharing false information online Lies Fake News Developmental Science Cognition Cognitive Neuroscience Learning & Memory Development of mathematics understanding The effects of giving and receiving feedback Applying cognitive science to educational issues Instability of general knowledge How people learn true and false information Why people believe false information Fact checking Memory

Lisa Fazio Assistant Professor of Psychology and Human Development Expert on how people process true and false information, and how to mitigate the effects of reading and sharing false information. , How to prevent sharing false information online, Lies, Fake News, Developmental Science, Cognition, Cognitive Neuroscience, Learning & Memory, Development of mathematics understanding, The effects of giving and receiving feedback, Applying cognitive science to educational issues, Instability of general knowledge, How people learn true and false information, Why people believe false information, Fact checking, Memory
Jonathan Hiskey
Associate Chair of Political Science

Expert on Latin American politics and Latin American migration.

Honduras Guatemala Migration Crime in Latin America Immigration Latin American Politics Latin America Migrant Crisis El Salvador

Jonathan Hiskey Associate Chair of Political Science Expert on Latin American politics and Latin American migration. , Honduras, Guatemala, Migration, Crime in Latin America, Immigration, Latin American Politics, Latin America, Migrant Crisis, El Salvador
John Koch
Senior Lecturer and Director of Debate

Expert in debate, including argumentation analysis, persuasive techniques and rhetorical theory.

Policy Debate Presidential Debate Political debate Debate Presidential Rhetoric

John Koch Senior Lecturer and Director of Debate Expert in debate, including argumentation analysis, persuasive techniques and rhetorical theory. , Policy Debate, Presidential Debate, Political debate, Debate, Presidential Rhetoric
David Lewis
William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Political Science

Expert in federal bureaucracy, including agency performance, agency oversight and the political appointment process.

Congressional oversight Presidential appointments Public Administration American Politics Government Agencies Bureaucracy Presidency Federal agencies Confirmation hearings

David Lewis William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Political Science Expert in federal bureaucracy, including agency performance, agency oversight and the political appointment process. , Congressional oversight, Presidential appointments, Public Administration, American Politics, Government Agencies, Bureaucracy, Presidency, Federal agencies, Confirmation hearings
Jonathan M. Metzl
Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society

World-renowned expert on gun violence and mental illness, white identity politics and race and health.

Mass shootings Mental Health Guns in America Guns and Mental Illness Race, Gender and Social Justice in Healthcare History of Mental Health Gun Control Race and Health Politics Psychiatry Psychology Gender Gun Violence

Jonathan M. Metzl Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Medicine, Health, and Society World-renowned expert on gun violence and mental illness, white identity politics and race and health. , Mass shootings, Mental Health, Guns in America, Guns and Mental Illness, Race, Gender and Social Justice in Healthcare, History of Mental Health, Gun Control, Race and Health, Politics, Psychiatry, Psychology, Gender, Gun Violence
Douglas Schmidt
Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Computer Science

Expert in mobile cloud computing, cyber-physical systems, information technology and data privacy.

Computer Science Risk and Reliability Big Data Digital Learning Cyber-Physical Systems Mobile Cloud Computing Data Privacy Data Breach Distributed Real-Time and Embedded Middleware Software Patterns and Frameworks Data Science Big Data Science and Engineering Computer Engineering

Douglas Schmidt Cornelius Vanderbilt Professor of Computer Science Expert in mobile cloud computing, cyber-physical systems, information technology and data privacy. , Computer Science, Risk and Reliability, Big Data, Digital Learning, Cyber-Physical Systems , Mobile Cloud Computing, Data Privacy, Data Breach, Distributed Real-Time and Embedded Middleware, Software Patterns and Frameworks, Data Science, Big Data Science and Engineering, Computer Engineering
Thomas Schwartz
Distinguished Professor of History

Historian of U.S. foreign policy, international relations and U.S. presidencies.

Henry Kissinger American Foreign Relations Modern European History International Relations History of U.S. Foreign Policy Twentieth Century American History History of the U.S. Presidency Lyndon Baines Johnson LBJ

Thomas Schwartz Distinguished Professor of History Historian of U.S. foreign policy, international relations and U.S. presidencies. , Henry Kissinger, American Foreign Relations, Modern European History, International Relations, History of U.S. Foreign Policy, Twentieth Century American History, History of the U.S. Presidency, Lyndon Baines Johnson, LBJ
Ganesh Sitaraman
Associate Professor of Law

Expert in public law and policy, including presidential power, foreign relations, domestic regulation and institutional design.

Public Option Institutional design Regulation Foreign Relations Law Constitutional Law Income Inequality Constitutional theory Administrative Law Political Theory International Law

Ganesh Sitaraman Associate Professor of Law Expert in public law and policy, including presidential power, foreign relations, domestic regulation and institutional design. , Public Option, Institutional design, Regulation, Foreign Relations Law, Constitutional Law, Income Inequality, Constitutional theory, Administrative Law, Political Theory, International Law

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