Faculty and Staff

Regular Faculty

Thaddieus Conner, Associate Professor

Public Management, Intergovernmental Relations, Public Financing and Budgeting, Education Policy, & Tribal Governance and Administration


Daniel Gomez, Assistant Professor

Political Communication, Public Opinion, & American Politics


Neil Harvey, Professor & Academic Department Head

Comparative Politics, Latin America, Mexico, & U.S.-Mexico Border


Sabine Hirschauer, Associate Professor and Chair, MA in Government Program

Critical Security Studies and Gender, Migration and Identity, International Relations and Comparative Politics TheorySeong Kang Profile


Seong Kang, Associate Professor

Public Administration, Public Policy Analysis, Public Sector Volunteering and Service Coproduction & Law Enforcement / PolicingCheon Lee Profile


Cheon Lee, Assistant Professor

Public and nonprofit management, nonprofit finance, civic engagement, and education policy.


Christina Medina, Associate Professor & Director of the Masters of Public Administration (MPA) Program

American Politics, Program Evaluation, Research Methods, & Human Resources


Neal Rosendorf, Associate Professor

Modern U.S. Foreign Relations, International Relations History, & Policy Issues


Kim Seckler, College Professor Chair of Undergraduate Committee; Coordinator of the Supplementary Major in Law & Society; Pre-Law Adviser for NMSU students

Public Law, New Mexico Law, & American GovernmentCory Sukala Profile


Cory Sukala, Assistant Professor

Political Theory, Religion and Politics, Buddhist Political Thought, American Political Thought]


Ani Ter-Mkrtchyan, Assistant Professor

Nonprofits and Policy Process, Public and Non-Profit Accountability, Environmental Policy and Administration

Christa Slaton, Professor Emerita

Nancy Baker, Professor Emeritus

Yosef Lapid, Professor Emeritus

William Taggart, Professor Emeritus

Russell Winn, Professor Emeritus


 Adjunct Faculty