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The Political Science faculty is committed to both research and teaching. In terms of research, faculty members give papers at scholarly conferences all over the world and write books and publish articles in the best journals in the profession. At the same time, faculty members are dedicated teachers. The full time faculty and adjunct professors teach all the courses offered in the department.



Brian Grodsky, Ph.D.f_grodsky
Professor and Chair
Office: PUP 308     Phone: 410-455-8047     Email:
Personal website: Brian Grodsky





Ian Anson, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Office:PUP 305     Phone: 410-455-2142     Email:
Personal website: Ian Anson











Laura Antkowiak (formerly Laura Hussey), Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Director of Sondheim Public Affairs, Scholars Program 
Office: PUP 319Phone: 410-455-6560     Email:









William Blake, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and Associate Chair
Office: PUP 312     Phone: 410-455-8132     Email:
Personal website: William Blake

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Sunil Dasgupta, Ph.D.
Program Director at Shady Grove 










Jeffrey Davis, J.D., Ph.D.f_davis
Office: PUP 316     Phone: 410-455-2181     Email:
Personal website: Jeffrey Davis






Felipe Filomeno, Ph.D.filomeno
Associate Professor    
Office: PUP 320     Phone: 410-455-8475     Email:







Carolyn Forestiere, Ph.D. 
Office: PUP 311     Phone: 410-455-8160     Email:






Devin T. Hagerty, Ph.D.
Office: PUP 317     Phone: 410-455-2185     Email:





Cynthia Hody, Ph.D
Associate Professor and Undergraduate Program Director
Office: PUP 313     Phone:  410-455-2193     Email:










Roy Meyers, Ph.D. f_meyers
Office: PUP 318     Phone: 410-455-2196     Email:
Personal website: Roy Meyers






Thomas F. Schaller, Ph.D.
Office: PUP 314     Phone: 410-455-2845     Email:






Brigid Starkey, Ph.D.f_starkey
Principal Lecturer and Director, Global Studies
Office: Fine Arts Rm. 551     Phone: 410-455-2182     Email:







Eric Stokan, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor 
Office: PUP 309   Phone: 410-455-1595    Email:
Additional website: Eric Stokan







.Lisa Vetter, Ph.Df_vetter
Associate Professor
Office: PUP 307     Phone: 410-455-8477     Email:








Adjunct Faculty, 2021/2022

Sam Abed                            Email:

Jay Borst                             Email:

Ben Garmoe (also Head Coach, Mock Trial)    Email:

Martin Kobren                      Email:

Laszlo Korossy                    Email:

Elli Lieberman                     Email:

Meghan Lynch                    Email:

Peggy McWeeney              Email:

Kerwin Miller                      Email:

Betsy Tolentino                  Email:







Emeritus Faculty
George R. LaNoue, Ph.D.f_lanoue
Professor Emeritus  
Office: PUP 413     Phone: 410-455-2180     Email:





Cheryl M. Miller, Ph.D.
Associate Professor Emeritus










Nicholas R. Miller, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Office: PUP 321     Phone: 410-455-2187    Email:


 Additional website: Nicholas R. Miller






Arthur T. Johnson, Ph.D.
Professor and UMBC Provost Emeritus
Office: PUP 311     Phone: 410-455-2195     Email:








Harold Levy, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus
Office: PUP 359     Phone: 410-455-2191     Email: