David Goldfield, Ph.D., is the Robert Lee Bailey Professor of History, a position he has held since 1982. A native of Memphis, Tennessee,he grew up in Brooklyn and attended the University of Maryland. He is the author or editor of 16 books including two, "Cotton Fields and Skyscrapers" (1982) and "Black, White and Southern" (1991), nominated for the Pulitzer Prize in History.
Eric S. Heberlig, (Ph.D., The Ohio State University), is professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration. He is co-author of "Congressional Parties, Institutional Ambition, and the Financing of Majority Control," which won the 2014 D.B. Hardeman Prize for the best book on the U.S. Congress.
Greg Weeks is associate dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UNC Charlotte. He is also a professor of Political Science. Weeks has published several books and dozens of articles on Latin American politics, U.S.-Latin American relations, and Latino immigration.
Jason Windett is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration. He is also the associate director of the Public Policy Ph.D. program, and a core faculty member in Public Policy. His research agenda focuses broadly on the area of representation in American politics, with a focus on state politics, state courts, and gender and politics.
Kelly Finley is a senior lecturer and the undergraduate advisor for the Women’s & Gender Studies Program, which is one of the largest in the country. She also serves on the Ms. Magazine Committee of Scholars, working with journalists and scholars across the nation to create curriculum and policies that helps women, girls and gender-diverse people.
Mary Jo McGowan is a lecturer and undergraduate director in the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at UNC Charlotte. She earned her Ph.D. in public policy from UNC Charlotte in 2014. Her research interests include election administration, candidate decisions, and complexity theory.
Reza Mousavi is an assistant professor of business information systems and operations management and an assistant professor of data science and business analytics in the Belk College of Business at UNC Charlotte.
Robin James, associate professor of Philosophy, is co-editor of The Journal of Popular Music Studies and the author of three books, “The Sonic Episteme: acoustic resonance, neoliberalism & biopolitics” (Duke University Press, 2019), “Resilience & Melancholy: pop music, feminism, and neoliberalism” (Zero, 2015) and “The Conjectural Body: gender, race and the philosophy of music” (L
Suzanne Leland received her Ph.D. in public administration, American politics, and public policy from the University of Kansas in 1999. She directed the Gerald G. Fox Masters of Public Administration Program from 2012- 2016. Her research interests center on state and local government service delivery.