Associate Professor

Christopher Kam (Ph.D. Rochester, 2002) studies comparative political institutions.  Information on Prof. Kam’s research and teaching activities, including a list of publications and replication data sets can be found at



Winter 2020

POLI220 Introduction to Comparative Politics Sections

A comparative analysis of foreign governments. Specific countries to be covered will vary according to section; consult the brochure issued by the Department.

Winter 2020

POLI422D Selected Problems in Comparative Politics - SELECT PROB POLI Sections

A seminar devoted to intensive analysis of a contemporary political problem from a comparative perspective, e.g., ethnic politics, class politics, the politics of post-industrial society. For specific content in a given year, consult the departmental website.