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    University of Tennessee, Knoxville
    Aug 12, 2022  
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Graduate Catalog

Political Science

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Brandon Prins, Head
Ian Down, Director of Graduate Studies

Freeland, P.K., PhD – Wisconsin (Milwaukee)
Houston, D.J., PhD – State University of New York (Binghamton)
Hwang, W., PhD – Michigan State
Kelly, N.J., PhD – North Carolina
Morgan, J.M., PhD – North Carolina
Nownes, A.J., PhD – Kansas
Nunnally, S., PhD – Duke
Pacelle, R.L., PhD – Ohio State
Prins, B.C., PhD – Michigan State
Scheb, J.M., PhD – Florida
Wiegand, K., PhD – Duke
Zhong, Y., PhD – Kentucky

Associate Professors
Buehler, M., PhD – Texas
Down, I., PhD – North Carolina
Han, K.J., PhD – UCLA
Jones, M. PhD – Oklahoma
Uzonyi, G., PhD – Michigan

Assistant Professors
Christiani, L., PhD – North Carolina
Morrison, K., PhD – Pittsburgh
Osei-Kojo, A., PhD – Colorado (Denver)
Pierce, S., PhD – Ohio State
Schilling, E.U., PhD – Iowa
Widner, K., PhD – Emory

Fitzgerald, M.R., PhD – Oklahoma
Folz, D.H., PhD – Tennessee
Tonn, B., PhD – Northwestern

Majors, Degrees
Political Science Major, MA   
Political Science Major, PhD   
Public Policy and Administration Major, MPPA   
Dual MPPA-JD Program, Public Policy and Administration - Law   
Environmental Policy Minor   
Graduate Certificate
Global Security Studies Graduate Certificate   


The Department of Political Science offers the Master of Arts, Master of Public Policy and Administration, and Doctor of Philosophy. The department also offers a dual program with the College of Law and a graduate certificate in Global Security Studies. Inquiries concerning all programs should be directed to the departmental office.


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