Professor of Political Science
Susan Haire is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Criminal Justice Studies Program. Prior to receiving her PhD in political science from the University of South Carolina, she earned a bachelor’s degree from UGA and an MPA from the University of West Florida. Dr. Haire joined UGA’s Department of Political Science in 1995 where she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on American courts, gender, and research methods. Her research examines policy making in the US Courts of Appeals with a focus on judicial diversity.