Faculty & Staff - Political Science & Legal Studies

The Political Science & Legal Studies faculty and staff are here to help the Suffolk University community as a whole—students should contact their professors and administrators to address questions and concerns.

The department is located on the 10th floor of the 73 Tremont Street building. The office is open Mondays - Fridays from 8:45 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Contact us by calling 617-573-8122, or by fax at 617-367-4623.

Full-Time Faculty

Rachael Cobb
Associate Professor & Department Chair

Eric Bellone
Associate Professor, Co-Director LAWU Legal Studies

Michal Ben-Josef Hirsch
Associate Professor 

Brian Conley
Professor, Graduate Program Director for Political Science

Kenneth Cosgrove

Roberto Dominguez

Mary M. Flaherty
Associate Professor

Barry Fitzgerald

Graham Kelder
Associate Professor, Co-Director LAWU Legal Studies

Christina Kulich-Vamvakas

Elena Llaudet
Assistant Professor 

Friedrich Lohr
Visiting Professor

Weiqi Zhang
Associate Professor 

Emeritus Professors 

John C. Berg
Professor Emeritus

Judith Dushku
Associate Professor Emerita 

Part-Time Faculty 

Charles Chieppo
JD, Vanderbilt University
BS, Boston University

Ed Cohen
Senior Lecturer
Ph.D., University of Wisconsin - Madison
M.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison
B.A., Brooklyn College

Barry Fitzgerald
Senior Lecturer
JD, New England Law
MEd, Suffolk University
BS, Suffolk University

Kristine Glynn
MS, Suffolk University

Linda Holcomb
MS, Yale University
BS, Northeastern University

Steve McJohn
J.D., Northwestern University
B.A., Northwestern University

Lawrence Overlan
Senior Lecturer
MA, The University of Alabama
MBA, University of Notre Dame
BA, University of Notre Dame

David Paleologos
Director of Suffolk University Political Research Center 

William Richards
Senior Lecturer

Elizabeth Stillman
Associate Professor of Academic Support

AnnaKatherine Wherren
M.S., Simmons College
J.D., New England Law - Boston
M.A., College of Charleston
B.A., Wesleyan College

Department Staff

Please email [email protected] for assistance, or call 617-573-8122.