Faculty

Facutly members below teach classes that many PST students take; and many of the professors listed have advised fourth-year theses. 

Lawrie Balfour

Lawrie Balfour

Professor
Politics
Brian Balogh

Brian Balogh

Professor
History
Ira Bashkow

Ira Bashkow

Associate Professor
Anthropology
Colin Bird

Colin Bird

Associate Professor
Politics
Tico Braun

Herbert Braun

Associate Professor
History
James Childress

James Childress

Professor Emeritus
Religious Studies
Ellen Contini-Morava
Anthropology
John Echeverri-Gent

John Echeverri-Gent

Associate Professor
Politics
Rita Felski

Rita Felski

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor
English
Vigen Guroian

Vigen Guroian

Professor
Religious Studies
Richard Handler

Richard Handler

Professor & Director of Global Development Studies Program
Anthropology
Claudrena Harold
History
Cynthia Hoehler-Fatton
Women, Gender & Sexuality
Andrew Kahrl

Andrew Kahrl

DUP & Associate Professor (AAS/History)
History
George Klosko

George Klosko

Professor
Politics
Krishan Kumar

Krishan Kumar

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Sociology
Sociology
Michael Levenson

Michael Levenson

William B. Christian Professor
English
Ekaterina Makarova

Ekaterina Makarova

Associate Professor
Sociology
Charles Marsh

Charles Marsh

Commonwealth Professor
Religious Studies
Charles Mathewes

Charles Mathewes

Carolyn M. Barbour Professor
Religious Studies
Allan Megill

Allan Megill

Professor
History
Carol Mershon

Carol Mershon

Professor
Politics
Farzaneh Milani

Farzaneh Milani

Professor
Women, Gender & Sexuality
Jeffrey Olick

Jeffrey Olick

William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor
Sociology
Sabrina Pendergrass

Sabrina Pendergrass

Assistant Professor
Sociology
Jennifer Petersen

Jennifer Petersen

Associate Professor
Media Studies
John E. Portmann

John E. Portmann

Professor
Religious Studies
Jahan Ramazani

Jahan Ramazani

Edgar F. Shannon Professor
English
Isaac Reed

Isaac Reed

Associate Professor
Sociology
China Scherz

China Scherz

Assistant Professor
Anthropology
Mark Herman Schwartz
Politics
John Simmons

A. John Simmons

John Allen Hollingsworth Professor
Philosophy
Micheal Joseph Smith

Michael J Smith

Sorensen Professor of PST
Politics
Rebecca Stangl

Rebecca Stangl

Associate Professor
Philosophy
Siva Vaidhyanathan

Siva Vaidhyanathan

Robertson Professor
Media Studies
Milton Vickerman

Milton Vickerman

Associate Professor
Sociology
Denise Walsh

Denise Walsh

Associate Professor
Women, Gender & Sexuality
Stephen White

Stephen K. White

Professor Emeritus
Politics