I am a historian of the twentieth century United States working at the intersection of intellectual, political, and cultural history, with a particular interest in ideas about the state, markets, and capitalism and how these play out in policy and politics.
Susan D. Hyde studies international influences on domestic politics, particularly in the developing world. She is an expert on international election observation, election fraud, and democracy promotion.
Professor Hall's research focuses on the nature of democratic government. How effective are elections in controlling the behavior of political representatives? What factors make elections more or less effective, and why? He combines modern statistical techniques with wide-ranging quantitative and text-based datasets on American political activity to attempt to answer these questions.
Gary W. Cox, William Bennett Munro Professor of Political Science.
Johannes obtained a PhD in philosophy and an MSc in philosophy and public policy from the London School of Economics. He also completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Johannes investigates the limits of agency in his work, exploring in particular whether agency can be found outside the human domain.