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

Elena Llaudet
Assistant Professor  

Weiqi Zhang
Associate Professor 

Emeritus Professors 

John C. Berg
Professor Emeritus

Judith Dushku
Associate Professor Emerita 

Part-Time Faculty 

Sean Beagan
JD, Northeastern University
BA, Boston College

Joseph B. Bertrand
JD, Suffolk University Law School
MA, Villanova University
BA, Villanova University

Kristine Glynn
MS, Suffolk University

Linda Holcomb
MS, Yale University
BS, Northeastern University

Friedrich Lohr
MA, Oxford University
State Examination in Law, Heidelberg, Germany
BA, University of Montpellier

Liliana Mangiafico
JD, Northeastern University School of law
LLM, Harvard Law School
DEA, Université Paris Descartes
LLB, Universidad Católica Andres Bello

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 

Miguel Rodrigues
MD, University of Bombay
MA, United States Naval War College
MIPP, John Hopkins SAIS
MPH, Harvard School of Public health
AB, Dartmouth College

Elizabeth Stillman
Associate Professor of Academic Support

Emma Tynan
PhD, University of Massachusetts Boston
BA, Hamilton College

Steven Ultrino
PhD, Southeastern University
MS, Suffolk University
BA, Suffolk University

Department Staff

Julia Lewis
Program Administrator
Office: 73 Tremont, 10th Floor