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Tim Weaver, Ph.D.

Tim Weaver, Ph.D.


  • Assistant Professor, Political Science



  • Room 115
  • Ford Hall, Belknap Campus

Phone Number

  • 502-852-3312

Email Address



Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
  • MA Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
  • BA (Honors) Philosophy and Politics

Teaching Areas

  • Urban Politics
  • American Political Development
  • Introduction to American Politics
  • Political Institutions
  • Urban Political Economy
  • Race and Ethnic Politics
  • Historical Institutionalism

Research Interests

  • Urban politics
  • American political development
  • Political economy
  • The politics of ideas
  • The privatization of public space
  • Class and race

Honors & Awards

  • Urban Studies Program Dissertation Completion Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2011-2012
  • Pew Presidential Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2011
  • Benjamin Franklin Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2005-2010
  • Penfild Dissertation Research Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania, 2009
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