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Meet One of History and Politics' Newest Faculty Members

April 02, 2013

Dr. Erin Graham

Assistant Professor of Politics

Dr. Erin Graham

Hometown: Spokane, Washington
Degree: Ph.D. in Political Science, The Ohio State University
Research Interests: International institutions, international relations theory, global environmental politics

What did you do prior to joining the faculty at Drexel University?
Most recently, I was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Niehaus Center for Globalization and Governance at Princeton University.

What is your favorite vacation destination?
A tie between Glacier National Park and Kaua`i, Hawaii.

What was the last restaurant you went to?
Honest Tom's Tacos in West Philly.

What excites you most about Drexel?
The sense of possibility! There are two inclinations in the Department of History and Politics I found particularly inviting: an interest in the interaction between science and politics and the nexus between theory and practice in the study of politics. More generally, I am eager to engage with new students and colleagues during this exciting period of growth at Drexel!

What are three books on your coffee table?
Winner Takes All Politics, by Jacob Hacker and Paul Pierson, A Dangerous Place, by Daniel Patrick Moynihan, and Why We Are Hungry, by Dave Eggers.

If you could have dinner with any three people (alive or dead) who would you choose?
Stevie Nicks, Gro Harlem Brundtland, and Janet Evans.

What are you most proud of?
Friendships kept and relationships maintained.  

See Dr. Graham in action: CoAS Dean’s Seminar: “The Bilateralization of the United Nations,” Wednesday, May 8, 2013, 3:30PM-5:00PM, Disque 109.