Caroline Payne

Caroline Payne


B.A., Berea College
M.A., Lousiana State University
Ph.D., Lousiana State University

Contact Information:

(570) 321-4277
Campus Post Office Box 3

Political Science: Associate Professor and Chair

Interdisciplinary: Director, Interdisciplinary Dominican Republic Program

Warrior Coffee Project: Director

Caroline Payne is an assistant professor of political science, specializing in international relations and comparative politics. She earned a Bachelor’s in political science and speech communication from Berea College in Berea, KY and a Master’s and Ph.D. in political science from Louisiana State University. Payne previously served as a graduate assistant and instructor at Louisiana State University. Her teaching and research interests include civil conflict, ethnicity, human rights, fair trade, terrorism, and politics of developing countries.

For more information on Dr. Payne see her curriculum vitae (PDF).