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Tim Byrnes

Professor of Political Science
Political Science, 141 Persson Hall
p 315-228-7509


BA LeMoyne College 1980; MA, PhD Cornell University 1986, 1988

Teaching Experience

City College and Graduate Center of the City University of New York


Comparative politics, American politics, religion and politics.

Religion, Politics and Stalemate in 2012.


Religion and politics


Religion in an Expanding Europe, co-editor. (Cambridge, 2006); Transnational Catholicism in Postcommunist Europe (Rowman & Littlefield, 2001); Catholic Bishops in American Politics (Princeton, 1991); Abortion Politics in American States, co-editor. (M.E. Sharpe, 1995), The Catholic Church and the Politics of Abortion, co-editor. (Westview Press, 1992); journal articles and book chapters on religion and politics in Europe in Perspectives on Politics (2006); The One, the Few, and the Many (2001); The Protection of Religious Minorities in Europe, (1999), Mitteleuropa: Between Germany and Europe (1998), Religion, State, and Society (1997), American Review of Politics (1997), Tamed Power: Germany in Europe (1997), Conscience (1996), East European Quarterly (1996), and Commonweal (1993); journal articles and book chapters on religion and politics in the United States in Clergy and Politics (2001), Political Science Quarterly (1993), Journal of Church and State (1991), Do Elections Matter, 2nd ed. (1991), and Church Polity and American Politics (1990)journal articles and book chapters on abortion policy and politics in Conscience (1996) and Do Elections Matter, 3rd ed. (1996); other articles and reviews in various journals.


IREX Travel Grant, Hungary and Slovak Republic 1997; Fulbright Scholar, Poland 1993; Colgate Alumni Corporation Distinguished Teaching Award, 2002