International Studies

Our Faculty

    • NAME

      Eric Selbin

    • TITLE

      Professor of Political Science and Chair

    • Specialty

      Comparative Politics (Comparative Revolutions; Contentious Politics; Latin American and Caribbean Politics; Ideologies); International Politics (Peace and Conflict; IR Theory); Political Sociology.

    • NAME

      Melissa Byrnes

    • TITLE

      Associate Professor of History

    • Specialty

      Modern European History, France and the French Empire, Migration, Muslims and the Islamic World, Human Rights, Humanitarianism

    • NAME

      Steven Davidson

    • TITLE

      Professor of History

    • Specialty

      Chinese and Japanese History; Historiography; World History

    • NAME

      Abigail Dings

    • TITLE

      Associate Professor of Spanish

    • Specialty

      Second Language Acquisition, Hispanic Linguistics, Interactional Competence

    • NAME

      Kimberly Smith

    • TITLE

      Professor of Art History

    • Specialty


      Kim Smith’s research focuses on the art of central Europe from the first decades of the 20th century, the intellectual history of art history, and feminism and art history.