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Carolina’s political science department has a strong record of getting good jobs for our graduate students. We believe that every student we admit has the capacity to achieve a record that will make them attractive as a faculty member at top universities in the US and overseas. Our alums have an impressive record of distinguished research and publications, teaching positions, and professional experience. 

Contact information is provided for our current job seekers, as well as a brief summary of their interests, dissertations, and publications. For more information about any of our students, please see their individual web sites as listed below or contact Professor Frank Baumgartner, Placement Director.

Placement Director

Frank Baumgartner

Distinguished Professor of Political Science

frankb@unc.edu

Director of Graduate Studies

Evelyne Huber

Distinguished Professor of Political Science

ehuber@email.unc.edu

Job Candidates

Isabel Laterzo

Isabel Laterzo

Comparative Politics
Research Interests
  • Comparative Politics
  • Political Methodology
  • Latin American Politics
  • Comparative Criminal Justice
Colin Case

Colin Case

American Politics
Research Interests
  • American Politics
  • Political Methodology
Emily Cottle Ommundsen

Emily Cottle Ommundsen

American Politics
Research Interests
  • Introduction to American Politics;
  • Congress;
  • The President, Congress, and Public Policy
Nicolás de la Cerda

Nicolás de la Cerda

Comparative Politics
Research Interests
  • Comparative politics
  • Political psychology
  • Methods
Jacob Gunderson

Jacob Gunderson

Comparative Politics
Research Interests
  • Party competition in developed democracies party systems
  • Inequality
  • Political behavior