Sean D. Harris is a PhD Candidate in Political Science studying comparative politics. He attained his BA with honors in Political Science and German Studies at Drew University (Madison, NJ) and an MA in Political Science from Lehigh University (Bethlehem, PA).

Sean’s primary research interests are in political parties, electoral systems, nationalism, European politics, and qualitative methodology. His dissertation focuses on developing a set of analytical tools for identifying and classifying nationalist political parties. He also does research on Westminster parliamentary systems, the Canadian political system, and identity politics.

Sean has taught a variety of courses for the Political Science Department including Evidence & Knowledge, Foreign Governments, Politics of Identity, and World affairs. He has presented research at the American Political Science Association (APSA), Northeastern Political Science Association (NPSA), Western Political Science Association (WPSA), and the European Community Studies Association – Canada (ECSA-C).

Faculty Advisor: Hillel David Soifer

Curriculum Vitae