Faculty & Staff

Dr. Patrice Alexander
Col. R. Scott Barker (Ret.)
Ms. Heather Bateman (Admin. Assist.)
Dr. Jody Baumgartner
Ms. Chastidy Ridley Clarke (Adm. Assoc.)
Ms. Angela Cline
Dr. Alethia Cook (Deptartment Chair)
Dr. Wendy Creasey
Dr. William M. Downs
Dr. Thomas Eamon
Dr. Casey Fleming
Dr. Peter Francia
Dr. Magda Giurcanu
Dr. Hannah Kassab
Dr. Armin Krishnan (Sec. Studies Dir.)
Prof. Hugh Lee
Dr. Brad Lockerbie
Dr. Marie Olson Lounsbery
Dr. W. Dennis McCunney
Dr. Jonathan Morris (Undergrad. Dir.)
Dr. Samantha Mosier
Dr. Sharon Paynter
Ms. Charnessa Ridley
Dr. Carmine Scavo (Grad/MPA Prog. Dir.)
Dr. Olga Victorovna Smirnova
Dr. Nancy Spalding
Dr. John Williams

Dr. Jody Baumgartner
Title: Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor, Ph.D. (Miami University, OH)
Office: Brewster A-114
Office Phone: (252) 328-2843
Fax: (252) 328-4134
Email Address: jodyb [at] jodyb.net
Teaching Areas: American and Comparative Politics
Research Interests: Humor and Politics, The Vice Presidency, Campaigns and Elections

DR. JODY BAUMGARTNER is the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of political science at East Carolina University. He received his Ph.D. in political science from Miami University in 1998, specializing in the study of campaigns and elections. Since that time he taught at several institutions, but came to ECU in 2003. He has authored or edited 8 books and numerous journal articles, and book chapters, individually or in collaboration with others, on political humor, the vice presidency, and other subjects.

Dr. Baumgartner's Online Materials
Ad Transcripts for "Internet Political Ads in 2012," published in Social Science Computer Review, 2013
Dr. Baumgartner's Web Site

Dept. of Political Science, Brewster A-124, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC 27858-4353
Phone (252) 328-6030
Fax (252) 328-4134
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