Meet Our Faculty

Frank Anechiarico

Frank Anechiarico, the Maynard-Knox Professor of Law

A.B., Hamilton College; A.M. and Ph.D., Indiana University
Areas of expertise: public administration, public ethics and law and society
Alan Cafruny

Alan Cafruny, the Henry Platt Bristol Professor of International Relations

B.A., Kenyon College; M.Sc., University of London; M.A. and Ph.D., Cornell University
Areas of expertise: international political economy, European politics, U.S. foreign policy
Peter  Cannavò

Peter Cannavò, Professor of Government

A.B., Harvard University; M.P.A., Princeton University; Ph.D., Harvard University
Areas of expertise: environmental political theory, republican political thought, environmental politics, land-use politics, political geography, and climate change
Alexsia Chan

Alexsia Chan, Assistant Professor of Government

B.A., Rutgers University; M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley
Erica De Bruin

Erica De Bruin, Assistant Professor of Government

B.A. Columbia University; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University
Areas of expertise: international security, civil-military relations, coups d'état, international conflict and civil war
Gbemende Johnson

Gbemende Johnson, Assistant Professor of Government

B.A., Georgia State University; M.A., University; Ph.D., Vanderbilt University
Areas of expertise: American politics, executive branch institutions, judicial institutions and bureaucratic politics
Kira Jumet

Kira Jumet, Assistant Professor of Government

A.B., Brown University; M.A. The American University in Cairo; M.A., Rutgers University; Ph.D. Rutgers University
Areas of expertise: comparative politics, international relations, Middle East politics
Philip Klinkner

Philip Klinkner, James S. Sherman Professor of Government

James S. Sherman Professor of Government; B.A., Lake Forest College; M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D., Yale University
Areas of expertise: American politics, political parties, campaigns and elections, race and American politics
Robert Martin

Robert Martin, Professor of Government

B.A., University of Connecticut; Ph.D., University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
Areas of expertise: American political thought, democratic theory, early modern political thought, philosophy of social science and constitutional law
Stephen Orvis

Stephen Orvis, Professor of Government

B.A., Pomona College; M.A. and Ph.D., University of Wisconsin
Areas of expertise: African politics and development; democratization, especially in Africa; civil society and issues of diversity in democracies
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Clinton, NY 13323
315-859-4450 315-859-4477 government@hamilton.edu
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