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Audrey Haynes, a faculty member in the School of Public and International Affairs, studies American politics and worries that too many people don’t realize the importance of understanding how our political institutions work.

Loch Johnson, Regents Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs, exemplifies the university’s motto “to teach, to serve and to inquire into the nature of things.” An expert on national security issues, he’ll again teach a First-Year Odyssey…

Meigs Professor of Sociology Jody Clay-Warner studies responses to injustice and violence against women and serves as director of UGA’s Criminal Justice Studies Program.

Charles Bullock, who holds the Russell Chair in Political Science in the School of Public and International Affairs, wants his students to be politically active all their lives. 

Jeffrey Berejikian, Josiah Meigs Distinguished Teaching Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs, wants students to understand the role that effective foreign policy can play in resolving contemporary global problems.

Hal Rainey, Alumni Foundation Distinguished Professor in the School of Public and International Affairs, helps prepare his students to play important roles in discharging crucial government functions.

John Maltese, the Albert Berry Saye Professor and head of the department of political science, says that getting students engaged in a topic and then getting them to think carefully and analytically about it makes teaching fun. Outside of the…

Cas Mudde, an associate professor in the School of Public and International Affairs, wants his students to go beyond the viewpoint of the authors they read, and the professor that teaches them, and make up their own mind—as long as…

Laura Zimmermann, an assistant professor whose work focuses on the intersection of political science and economics in developing countries, conducts research that has implications for policymakers around the world.