Faculty

H Mark Schwartz

H.
Mark
Schwartz

Professor of Politics and Public Policy

Schwartz earned his Ph.D. and M.A. from Cornell University, and his B.A. from Swarthmore College (with distinction). His current research focuses on the political economy of collective action in an economy in which profitability largely flows from the definition of and control over intellectual property rights.

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Todd Sechser

Todd
S.
Sechser

Professor of Politics and Public Policy
S182 Gibson Hall

Todd S. Sechser is the Pamela Feinour Edmonds and Franklin S. Edmonds Jr. Discovery Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia; Professor of Public Policy at the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy; and a Senior Fellow at the Miller Center of Public Affairs.

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Allan Stam

Allan
Stam

Professor of Public Policy and Politics

Allan C. Stam is a Professor of Public Policy and Politics at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. Previously he was Director of the International Policy Center at the Gerald R Ford School of Public Policy and Professor of Political Science and Senior research scientist at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research.  Prior to moving to Michigan in 2007 he was the Daniel Webster Professor at Dartmouth College (2000-2007) and was Assistant Professor at Yale University (1996-2000). His research focuses on the dynamics of armed conflict between and within states. 

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