The faculty of the Department of Political Science is growing! Three new assistant professors will start in August, 2013. Each new professor is strong in the classroom and has outstanding research accomplishments and potential.
K. Amber Curtis, PhD (May 2013), The University of Colorado. Amber Curtis’s research and teaching interests span European politics, the European Union, international law, comparative public opinion, political psychology and immigration policy. Her dissertation is entitled, “Personality and Political-Territorial Identity.”
Steven Miller, PhD (December 2012), The University of Alabama. Steven Miller’s research and teaching interests emphasize international relations, conflict, and foreign policy. He is currently a visiting assistant professor at the University of Illinois. His dissertation is entitled, “Territorial Threats and Individual Attitudes of Leadership, Corruption and Quality of Life.”
Daniel Frost, PhD (May 2013), Princeton University. Daniel Frost’s research and teaching interests include constitutional law, constitutional interpretative theory, and political theory. His dissertation is entitled “Reasonableness and the U.S. Supreme Court.”