The politics faculty at Marymount pride themselves on their commitment to engaging students through active learning that combines small classes, individual projects, and engagment in practical politics through internships and study abroad programs.

What do our graduates say about the faculty?

Full-time faculty


Matthew Bergman

Assistant Professor
Rowley Hall
Comparative politics, Public policy, Europe,
Research methods, Legal reasoning

Chad Rector

Chad Rector

Rowley Hall, 1015
International relations, Asia, Housing,
Political Economy, Corruption, Climate change


Margaret Tseng

Rowley Hall, 1017
American politics, Presidency,
Political behavior, Internships

Visiting faculty


Franco Gamboa

Fulbright Scholar in Residence, 2022-23
Rowley Hall
Latin America, government reform, race, political development

Emeritus faculty

Linda McMahon, Professor Emerita
American politics, State and local government

William Miller, Professor Emeritus
Political Theory, Law, American politics

Charles Smith, Professor Emeritus
Comparative politics, International relations