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Political Science Faculty


Brent Boyea

Faculty - Boyea

Associate Professor
Email: boyea@uta.edu
Website: https://www.brentdboyea.com

Education: Ph.D., Rice University

Interests: American political institutions, judicial politics, state politics, and elections

Larry Carter

Larry Carter

Senior Lecturer
Email: lcarter@uta.edu

Education: Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Interests: American politics, public administration

Rebecca Deen

Faculty - Deen

Chair & Associate Professor
Email: deen@uta.edu

Education: Ph.D, The Ohio State University

Interests: American Presidency, Women in Politics, Pedagogy, Race & Ethnicity

Bai Linh Hoang

Faculty - Hoang

Assistant Professor
Email: bailinh.hoang@uta.edu
Website: http://bailhoang.weebly.com

Education: Ph.D., The University of Michigan

Interests: Race and ethnicity politics, political representation, and political theory

Thomas R. Marshall

Faculty - Hoang

Professor
Email:tmarshall@uta.edu

Education: Ph.D, University of Minnesota

Interests: American government, public opinion, campaigns and elections

Brent E. Sasley

Faculty - Sasley

Associate Professor
Email: bsasley@uta.edu
Website: http://brentsasley.blogspot.com

Education: Ph.D., McGill University

Interests: International relations, foreign policy analysis (decision-making, identity, emotions), Middle East, Israel, Turkey, politics of Jewish identity

Daniel Sledge

Faculty - Hoang

Associate Professor
Email: dsledge@uta.edu
Website: https://danielsledge.com

Education: Ph.D., Cornell University

Interests: Health policy, American political development, bureaucracy, social policy

Herschel Thomas

Faculty - Hoang

Assistant Professor
Email: herschel.thomas@uta.edu
Website: www.herschelfthomas.com

Education: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin

Interests: The policy process, agenda-setting, organized interests, lobbying, revolving door politics, decision-making, complex systems

Political Science Staff


Emeriti Faculty

Josue Angel Gutierrez - Professor Emeritus
Jill Clark - Associate Professor Emeritus
Allan K. Butcher - Professor Emeritus

Adjunct Faculty

Thomas Little - Adjunct Associate Professor

Lecturers

Michael W. Morris
Jack Phillips
Michael Williams
Mike Farris
Olivia Llanes

Staff

Kim Bell - Administrative Assistant II
Mary Ann Lewis - Administrative Assistant
Kimberly Caraway - Academic Advisor (Undergraduate)
Monica Mendoza - Student Assistant