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Experts

The Rule of Law Collaborative brings together over 60 faculty associates from the University of South Carolina along with experts from other universities and institutions who provide the highest quality research, analysis, and public policy recommendations on rule of law issues.

ROLC Associates

Interested in becoming an Associate of the Collaborative? Please email us with your request.

Name Institution Discipline Expertise Region Country
Adams, Greg University of South Carolina Law Ethics, Professional Responsibility, Advanced Legal Professions    
Albrecht, Helmut University of South Carolina Medicine Internal Medicine, HIV/AIDS, Opportunistic Infections    
Albright, Kendra University of South Carolina Mass Communications and Information Studies Ethics, Social Justice, HIV/AIDS, Domestic Violence    
Alford, Duncan University of South Carolina Law International and Foreign Legal Research, International Banking Law, Comparative Law    
Atkinson, Ron University of South Carolina History Land Rights, Access to Justice Sub-Saharan Africa Uganda
Bais, Rajeev University of South Carolina Medicine Emergency Medicine, Infectious Disease, Public Health/Refugee Health    
Barbieri, Katherine University of South Carolina Political Science  International Relations, International Political Economy    
Barker, Drucilla University of South Carolina Anthropology Gender, Globalization, Economic Development, Feminist Political Economy    
Barnes, Phillip University of South Carolina  Environmental Management Sustainable Development, Environmental Policies    
Bierbauer, Charles University of South Carolina  Mass Communications and Information Studies Media Europe and Eurasia Russia
Bon, Susan C. University of South Carolina  Education  Education Law, Special Education Law, Ethics Western Hemisphere United States
Brame, Robert University of South Carolina Criminology and Criminal Justice Juvenile Justice, Capital Punishment, Criminal Recidivism, Crime Measurement Western Hemisphere  United States 
Carlarne, John Ohio State University  Peace Studies Peacekeeping, NGOs Europe and Eurasia, Sub-Saharan Africa Bosnia 
Chakravarty, Anu University of South Carolina Political Science Post-conflict Criminal Accountability, Genocide, Ethnic Conflict South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa India, Rwanda
Chambliss, Elizabeth University of South Carolina  Law United States Legal Education Reform, Professional Responsibility    
Covington, Randy University of South Carolina Journalism and Mass Communications Media Ethics, Social Media, New Media    
Cox, Robert University of South Carolina Political Science European Politics, Renewable Energy Europe and Eurasia  
Crocker, Thomas University of South Carolina  Law  Constitutional Law, Criminal Law     
Davis, Tessa University of South Carolina  Law  Tax Law and Policy  Sub-Saharan Africa   
Deflem, Mathieu University of South Carolina  Sociology  Policing, Terrorism  Middle East and North Africa, South Asia Afghanistan, Israel
Downey, Kiel University of South Carolina  Political Science Rule of Law, Renewable Energy, Regulation of Religious Communities East Asia and the Pacific  China
Edwards, Don University of South Carolina Math Methodology, Rule of Law Index    
Epperly, Brad University of South Carolina  Political Science  Rule of Law, Comparative Politics Europe and Eurasia  
Felix, Robert University of South Carolina  Law  Conflict of Laws, Roman Law     
Flanagan, James University of South Carolina  Law  Civil Procedure, International Litigation and Judicial Reform     
Frongillo, Edward University of South Carolina  Public Health  Nutrition  East Asia and the Pacific, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa,    
Fuente, David University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill City and Regional Planning Global Water and Sanitation Policy, Infrastructure Policy and Regulation, Applied Environmental Economics Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa Egypt, India, Kenya
Grace, Breanne University of South Carolina  Social Work  Refugees, Social Citizenship, Immigration Policy  Sub-Saharan Africa   Tanzania
Hackett, Jeremiah University of South Carolina  Philosophy  History of Philosophy and Science    
Haeberle, Kevin University of South Carolina Law Regulation of Securities Markets Western Hemisphere Brazil, Israel
Hall, Jeffrey University of South Carolina  Medicine  International Health, Pediatrics, Hospital Care    
Huhns, Michael N. University of South Carolina  Computer Science and Engineering  Service-Oriented Computing    
Kawooya, Dick University of South Carolina  Mass Communications and Information Studies  Information Law, Ethics  Sub-Saharan Africa   
Linnan, David University of South Carolina  Law  Asian Law, Legal Development  East Asia and the Pacific  Indonesia 
Littlefield, Daniel University of South Carolina  History  American Colonial History, American Slavery and Race Relations    
McDermott, Gerald University of South Carolina  International Business  Economic Development, Institutions Western Hemisphere   
Menkaus, Ken Davidson College  Political Science  Peacekeeping, Comparative Politics Sub-Saharan Africa   
Mills, Amy University of South Carolina  Geography  Urban Change, Social Theory Europe and Eurasia, Middle East and North Africa  Turkey 
Montgomery, John University of South Carolina  Law  Intellectual Property, Professional Responsibility, Family Law    
Moran, John U.S. Department of Justice  Law  Military Law, International Humanitarian Law    
Nagel, Caroline University of South Carolina  Geography  Migration, Immigration Policy Middle East and North Africa  Lebanon, Syria 
Nartey, Lite University of South Carolina  International Business NGOs, Institutions, Policy    
Polavarapu, Aparna University of South Carolina  Law  Human Rights, Women's Rights, Legal Reform and Development, Land Rights  Sub-Saharan Africa   
Pournelle, Jennifer University of South Carolina  Environmental Management  Land Rights  Central Asia, Middle East and North Africa  Iraq 
Randazzo, Kirk University of South Carolina  Political Science  International Law, Comparative Politics, Methodology     
Ratan, Sudha Georgia Regents University  Political Science   Ethnicity and Identity South Asia   
Richardson, Nathan University of South Carolina  Law  Environmental Law, Energy Law  Europe and Eurasia, Western Hemisphere United States, Canada, Germany 
Roth, Benjamin University of South Carolina  Social Work  Immigration     
Said, Wadie University of South Carolina  Law  Criminal Law, Terrorism     
Shah, Payal University of South Carolina  Education  Gender, Education, International Development  South Asia   
Simmons, David University of South Carolina  Anthropology  Human Rights, Health Development  Sub-Saharan Africa, Western Hemisphere Dominican Republic, Zimbabwe 
Smith, Bryant Walker University of South Carolina  Law  International Trade, Technology, Transportation, Products Liability, Torts     
Smith, Gordon University of South Carolina Political Science Law, Legal Systems, Rule of Law Europe and Eurasia Russia
Songer, Donald University of South Carolina  Political Science  Constitutional Law     
Spicer, Andrew University of South Carolina  International Business  Corruption  Europe and Eurasia  Russia
Starr, Harvey University of South Carolina  Political Science  International Conflict, Methodology     
Steck, Susan University of South Carolina  Public Health  Nutrition, Epidemiology     
Stevick, Doyle University of South Carolina  Education  Education, International Policy  East Asia and the Pacific, Europe and Eurasia Estonia, Taiwan 
Stoughton, Seth University of South Carolina  Law  Criminal Law    
Thrasher, Jim University of South Carolina  Public Health  Health Policy  Western Hemisphere  Mexico 
Tompkins, Mark University of South Carolina  Political Science  Health Policy, Environmental Policy    
Torres, Myriam University of South Carolina  Public Health  Epidemiology Western Hemisphere  United States
Weinberg, Justin University of South Carolina  Philosophy  Ethics     
Wilder, Colin University of South Carolina  Digital Humanities  History of European Law  Europe and Eurasia  Germany