B.A., University of Houston
M.A., Emory University
Ph.D., Emory University
Political Science: Associate professor and department chair
Scholar Program: Associate professor and department chair of political science
Special Interest: American Government, Congress and the Presidency, Voting Behavior, Parties, Public Opinion and Polling, State and Local Government.
Dr. Jonathan Williamson is Chair and Assistant Professor of Political Science focusing on American politics and government. He also serves as Director of the College’s Center for the Study of Community and the Economy. He received his Master’s and Ph.D. in political science from Emory. His undergraduate degree, with a dual major in political science and psychology, is from the University of Houston (Texas). He previously taught at Agnes Scott College, Reinhardt College, Perimeter College and Emory University.
His teaching and research interests include Public Opinion and Polling, Congress, the Presidency, American political parties, voting and elections, state and local politics, as well as Political Science pedagogy and community and economic development.
For more information on Dr. Williamson see his curriculum vitae (PDF)