University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (August 2003)

Ph.D., Political Science (Major, Political Theory; Minor, Comparative Politics)

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (May 1994)

B.A., Political Science, with High Distinction


Department of Political Science, International Development, and International Affairs, University of Southern Mississippi

Associate Professor (2011—)

Assistant Professor (2005-2011)

Department of Political Science, Carleton College

Visiting Assistant Professor (2003-2005)

Political Science Department, Albion College

Adjunct Instructor (Spring 1998)


Department of Interdisciplinary Studies, Chair (2014-2017)

American Studies Program, Director (2012-2015)

Political Science Master’s Program, Director of Graduate Studies (2007-2012)