Department of Political Science

Recent Faculty Research

Dr. Jasmine Farrier; Judicial Restraint and the New War PowersPresidential Studies Quarterly 46(2): 387-410 (2016)

Dr. Laurie Rhodebeck; Gay Rights and Presidential Elections (2016),

Dr. Rodger A. Payne;  Laughing off a Zombie Apocalypse: The Value of Comedic and Satirical Narratives. International Studies Perspectives, (2016)

Dr. Laura Moyer; Diversity Matters;Judicial Policy in the US Court of Appeals.University of Virginia Press, (2015)

Dr. Laurie A. Rhodebeck; “Another Issue Comes Out: Gay Rights Policy Voting in Recent U.S. Presidential Elections”Journal of Homosexuality (2015)

Dr. Laura Moyer and S. B. Haire; Trailblazers and Those That Followed: Personal Experiences, Gender, and Judicial Empathy.Law & Society Review (2015)

Dr. Jason Gainous, & K. M. Wagner;"Tweeting to Power: The Social Media Revolution in American Politics"New York, NY: Oxford University Press (2014)

Political Science In The Media

Dr. Laurie Rhodebeck was published in the London School of Economics US Centre’s American Politics and Policy blog.

LSE Blog

Dr. Jason Abbott talks about his vote for Brexit and the possible political and economic impact.


Dr. Sherri Wallace was published in the London School of Economics USA Public Policy Blog.

College textbooks often present a biased interpretation of affirmative action policies.

Dr. Laura Moyer was published in the Washington Post's Monkey Cage Blog.

The Supreme Court's Abortion Decision

Dr. Dewey Clayton was quoted in the New York Times about business tycoon Donald Trump becoming the presumptive Republican Party nominee.

Trump Takes Control

Dr. Melissa Merry's post about "Gun Politics and Social Media"

London School of Economics American Politics and Policy Blog

Political Science

Ford Hall Rm. 205

University of Louisville

Louisville, Kentucky 40292

Summer Office Hours

MON-FRI: 8:00AM - 4:30PM


TEL (502) 852-6831

FAX (502) 852-7923

Social Media