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Faculty & Staff

Maria Rodrigues

Rodrigues

Professor, Department Chair Political Science
Ph.D., Boston University
Fields: Environmental politics; Latin American politics
Email: mrodrigu@holycross.edu  
Office: 
Fenwick 327 PO Box: 163A Phone: 508-793-3410
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Nina Barzachka

Assistant Professor
Ph.D. University of Virginia
Fields: 
Email:
nbarzach@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick Hall 308  Phone: 508-793-2779
PO Box: 49A
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Faisal Baluch

Baluch

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Notre Dame
Fields: Political Philosophy; Islamic Political Thought
Email: fbaluch@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 333 PO Box: 49A Phone: 508-793-3519
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Brian Bitar

Bitar

Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow
Ph.D. University of Chicago
Fields: Political Philosophy Ethics Political Economy
Office: Fenwick 322  POBox: 49A  

 

 

 

 

 

Donald Brand

Brand

Professor
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Fields: American politics; American national institutions; public administration
Email: dbrand@holycross.edu 
Office: 
Fenwick  310 PO Box: 121A  Phone: 508-793-3402
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Joshua Boucher

Boucher

Visiting Assistant Professor

Ph.D.  Baylor University
Fields: American Foreign Policy, International Relations, American Political Thought
Email: jboucher@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 321   P.O. Box: 49A   Phone: 508-793-2744 

 

 

 

Greg Burnep

Burnep

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., 
Boston College
Fields: American; Public Policy
Email: gburnep@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 328 PO Box: 49A Phone: 508-793-3016
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Loren R. Cass

Cass

Professor
Ph.D., Brandeis University
Fields: International relations; comparative politics
Email: lcass@holycross.edu 
Office: Fenwick 309 PO Box: 115A Phone: 508-793-3683
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Christopher Chambers-Ju

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University California, Berkley
Fields:
 Democratization Interests groups and social movements, Education politics, Latin America
Email: cchamber@holycross.edu
Office:  Fenwick 307   Phone: 508-793-3233
PO Box: 49A
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Judith A. Chubb

Chubb

Distinguished Professor of Ethics and Society
Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Fields: Comparative politics; political violence; politics of Russia and China
Email: jchubb@holycross.edu 
Office: 
Fenwick 324 PO Box: 173A Phone: 508-793-3458
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Clayton Cleveland

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Oregon
Fields: 
International Relations, Comparative Politics, Global Governance, Conflict Studies, Foreign Policy, International Organization, and Methodology
Email: cclevela@holycross.edu
Office:  Fenwick 303   
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Danilo Antonio Contreras

Contreras

On Leave (2019 - 2020)

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin
Fields: Comparative Politics, U.S. and Latin American Politics
Email: dcontrer@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 323 PO Box: 49A Phone: 508-793-3613
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Alex Hindman

Hindman

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University
Fields: American politics
Email: ahindman@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 301  PO Box: 49A Phone: 508-793-2598
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Denis V. Kennedy

Kennedy

On Leave ( 2019 - 2020)

Associate Professor
Ph.D., University of Minnesota
Fields: International Relations theory, global governance, NGOs, humanitarianism
Email: dkennedy@holycross.edu 
Office: 
Fenwick 303 PO Box 147A Phone: 508-793-3716
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Daniel Klinghard

Klinghard

Professor
Ph.D., Brandeis University
Fields: Political parties and interest groups; race and ethnic politics; American political development
Email: dklingha@holycross.edu  
Office: 
Fenwick 322 POLS, Smith 332 CLAW   PO Box: 70A Phone: 508-793-2361
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Stephen Kocs

Kocs

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Harvard University
Fields: International relations; national security policy
Email: skocs@holycross.edu 
Office: 
Fenwick 331 PO Box: 149A Phone: 508-793-2464
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Vickie Langohr

Langohr

On Leave (2019 - 2020)

Associate Professor
Ph.D. Columbia University
Fields: Middle East politics, nationalism and democratization; religion and politics
Email: vlangohr@holycross.edu  
Office: 
Fenwick 326 PO Box: 167A Phone: 508-793-2763
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Aditi Malik

Malik

On Leave (2019 - 2020)

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Northwestern University 
Fields: Comparative Politics, African and South Asian Politics. 
Email: amalik@holycross.edu 
Office:  Fenwick 311  PO Box:  49A  Phone:  508-793-2516
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David L. Schaefer

Schaefer

Professor
Ph.D., University of Chicago
Fields: Political philosophy; American political thought
Email: dschaefe@holycross.edu  
Office: Fenwick 306 PO Box: 101A Phone: 508-793-2252
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Denise Schaeffer

Schaeffer

Professor
Ph.D., Fordham University
Fields: History of political philosophy; philosophy and literature; feminist theory
Email: dschaeff@holycross.edu 
Office:
 Fenwick 307 PO Box: 49A Phone: 508-793-3403
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Tyler Schuenemann

Visiting Instructor
Ph.D. (Candidate) University of Massachusetts Amherst
Fields: 
Comparative Politics in the Middle East Environmental Politics Contemporary Political Theory
Email: tschuene@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 309
PO Box: 49A
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Samuel Stoddard

Visiting Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst
Fields: 
American Politics: Civic Education Citizen, Participation Youth Voter Turnout, Political Socialization, Political Parties
Email: sstoddar@holycross.edu
Office:  Fenwick Hall 332
PO Box: 49A
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Ward J. Thomas

Thomas

Professor
Ph.D., Johns Hopkins University
Fields: International relations; American foreign policy; international law and organization; religion and politics
Email: wthomas@holycross.edu  
Office: Fenwick 302 PO Box: 108A Phone: 508-793-3445
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Staff

Nancy L. Loyd Boyd

Boyd
Academic Administrative Assistant
BA/MA Government, Texas Woman’s University
Email: nloydboy@holycross.edu
Office: Fenwick 325  P.O. Box: 49A   Phone: 508-793-3361