Associate Professor

Alistair Howard

Political Science

Chief Academic Officer / Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

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Areas of Expertise

Comparative political economy, public policy, political ideologies, focusing on advanced industrial liberal-market economies. Current politics research is on the use of cross-national comparisons in domestic policy argument. Expertise in higher education administration includes internationalization and assessment of student learning.

Teaching Interests

Prof. Howard has taught a wide range of political science courses since joining Temple University in Philadelphia in 2000. He has also taught Temple's graduate course Teaching in Higher Education for Social Scientists, and graduate courses at Temple's Fox School and the University of Pennsylvania's Masters of Public Administration program.

Representative Publications

Conference Papers


PhD, Comparative Politics & Public Policy, George Washington University
BA Hons, Philosophy Politics & Economics, Hertford College, Oxford