William Mason Beale. Visiting Assistant Professor
email
(205) 934-3482
Heritage Hall 410

Research Interests: Global public management, national defense, universal delivery of public services, managing public programs in a global context, reviewing national defense capabilities worldwide, identifying universal public service differences

Robert Blanton. Professor
email
(205) 934-8672
Heritage Hall 423

Research Interests: International political economy, international organization, foreign policy, human rights

Dr. Shannon Blanton. Professor; Dean, UAB Honors College
email
(205) 934-4527
Heritage Hall 546

Research Interests: International relations, foreign policy, human rights, political violence, international political economy

Erin Borry. Assistant Professor
email
(205) 996-2159
Heritage Hall 409

Research Interests: Organizational and individual ethics, workplace rules, bureaucratic red tape, human resources management, governmental transparency

Renato Corbetta. Associate Professor; Director, International Studies Program
email
(205) 934-2336
Heritage Hall 411

Research Interests: International conflict and conflict management, international security, research methodology, international relations theory, foreign policy, international law and diplomacy

Nevbahar Ertas. Associate Professor
email
(205) 934-8671
Heritage Hall 406

Research Interests: Public policy, program evaluation, public service

Wendy Gunther-Canada. Professor; Department Chair
email
(205) 934-8674
Heritage Hall 414

Research Interests: Political philosophy, history of ideas, gender and citizenship

Akhlaque Haque. Professor; Interim Department Chair and Director, Master of Public Administration (MPA) Program
email
(205) 934-4653
Heritage Hall 412

Research Interests: Public sector information management, administrative theory and decision behavior, GIS technology, urban economic development, E-Government, research methods and spatial decision making, chaos theory and nonlinear systems

Peter Jones. Assistant Professor
email
(205) 996-2533
Heritage Hall 405

Research Interests: Public budgeting and finance, education finance and policy, econometrics and research methods

Angela Lewis. Professor; Director, Political Science Program
email
(205) 934-8416
Heritage Hall 427

Research Interests: American government, state and local government, state constitutions, racial politics, black conservatism

Joseph Packa. Visiting Assistant Professor
email
(205) 934-8685
Heritage Hall 429

Research Interests: Nonprofit management, crisis management, philanthropy, organizational change, strategic planning

Tina Kempin Reuter. Director, Institute for Human Rights
email
(205) 996-2325
Heritage Hall 571

Research Interests: Human rights, ethnic conflict and conflict resolution, peace studies, international politics/law, geographical focus: Europe, Middle East, and North Africa

Lisa Sharlach. Associate Professor and Director, Women's and Gender Studies
email
(205) 934-8675
Heritage Hall 404

Research Interests: Comparative politics, African politics, women and world politics, developing world politics, Asian politics