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Our faculty specializes in everything from public law and Congress to the politics of China and political philosophy. Their backgrounds and areas of expertise may run the gamut, but they share one thing in common: they're outstanding teachers. At Furman, our political science faculty understands the importance of interacting with students inside and outside of the classroom. Whether you're conducting research with us, looking for an internship, or seeking extra help on a difficult assignment, we're here to ensure your success.

Don Aiesi Furman University

Don Aiesi

Teresa Nesbitt Cosby Furman University

Teresa Nesbitt Cosby

Associate Professor
David Fleming Furman University

David Fleming

Assistant Professor
Donald L. Gordon Furman University

Donald L. Gordon

Jim Guth Furman University

Jim Guth

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Political Science
Angela C. Halfacre Furman University

Angela C. Halfacre

Director of Center for Sustainability
Glen A. Halva-Neubauer Furman University

Glen A. Halva-Neubauer

Dana Professor of Political Science
Director, Mock Trial and Public Service Internship Programs
Kate Kaup Furman University

Katherine Palmer Kaup

James B. Duke Professor of Asian Studies and Political Science
Akan Malici Furman University

Akan Malici

Associate Professor
Elizabeth S. Smith Furman University

Elizabeth S. Smith

Department Chair
Benjamin Storey Furman University

Benjamin Storey

Associate Professor
Co-director of the Tocqueville Program
Jenna Storey Furman University

Jenna Silber Storey

Managing Director, Society of Tocqueville Fellows
Aristide Tessitore Furman University

Aristide Tessitore

Co-director of the Tocqueville Program

Ashleen Menchaca-Bagnulo

Postdoctoral Fellow, Tocqueville Program

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