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Faculty Directory




Margaret Susan Thompson

Associate Professor, History and Political Science

313C Maxwell Hall (315) 443-5882 msthomps@maxwell.syr.edu

Modern American history, government and politics, religion, women's history

Ph.D., University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1979


Emily Thorson

Assistant Professor, Political Science; Campbell Senior Research Associate

308 Eggers Hall (315) 443-3629 eathorso@maxwell.syr.edu

American politics, misinformation and misperceptions, experimental methodology, political psychology, media and politics

Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 2013


Stuart Thorson

Professor Emeritus, Political Science and International Relations; Donald P. and Margaret Curry Gregg Professor Emeritus

409 Crouse-Hinds (315) 443-9802 thorson@syr.edu

Information technology policy, international relations, political theory and methodology

Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1972


Áron Tóbiás

Assistant Professor, Economics

129 Eggers Hall adtobias@syr.edu

Microeconomic theory, public finance, political economy

Ph.D., Yale University, 2016


John Marshall Townsend

Professor, Anthropology

525 Eggers Hall (315) 443-4851 jmtsu44@aol.com

Psychological and medical anthropology, human sexuality, cross-cultural mental health, ethnic relations, symbolic interaction, United States, Germany

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara


A. Dale Tussing

Professor Emeritus, Economics

tussing@maxwell.syr.edu

Health economics, poverty, Marxian economics

Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1964


David M. Van Slyke

Dean; Professor, Public Administration and International Affairs; Louis A. Bantle Chair in Business-Government Policy

200 Eggers Hall (315) 443-3461 vanslyke@maxwell.syr.edu

Public and nonprofit management, government contracting, public-private partnerships, policy implementation, strategic management

Ph.D., Rockefeller College of Public Affairs and Policy, University at Albany, State University of New York, 1999


Susan Snow Wadley

Professor Emeritus, Anthropology; Ford-Maxwell Professor of South Asian Studies

327 Eggers Hall (315) 443-4198 sswadley@syr.edu

Social change, religion, folklore, gender issues, folk art traditions, India and Upstate New York

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1973


Yulong Wang

Assistant Professor, Economics

127 Eggers Hall ywang402@maxwell.syr.edu

Econometrics, applied econometrics

Ph.D., Princeton University, 2017


Michael J. Wasylenko

Professor Emeritus, Economics ; Maxwell Advisory Board Professor of Economics

mjwasyle@maxwell.syr.edu

Public finance, public finance in developing countries, urban economics

Ph.D., Syracuse University, 1975