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          30 Top Twitter Feeds in Political Science


30 Top Twitter Feeds in Political Science

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Following our highly discussed list of 30 Top Twitter Feeds in Economics and Finance, we wanted to keep the conversation going by sharing our selection of top Twitter feeds in political science. This list includes academics, researchers, journalists and many others who focus on political science, politics, international relations, public policy and related fields.

Some of these are big names, others are less well known, but all of them are worth following. We know that there are many other worthy Twitter feeds out there, so please feel free to share your additions in the comments section or on Facebook! Moreover, this list is in alphabetical order based on Twitter handle and in no way prioritizes one Twitter user over another.

  1. @acarvin Andy Carvin, Senior Social Media Strategist for NPR
  2. @allthingsct Leah Farrall, former counter terrorism analyst and Research Associate at the University of Sydney’s United States Studies Centre
  3. @asmalenyt Alison Smale, New York Times bureau chief in Berlin
  4. @B_Eichengreen Barry Eichengreen, professor of economics and political science
  5. @betsylevyp Betsy Levy Paluck, professor of public policy and psychology
  6. @blakehounshell Blake Hounshell, Editorial director at POLITICO, formerly at Foreign Policy magazine
  7. @CChristineFair Christine Fair, professor of political science with a focus on South Asian political-military affairs
  8. @dandrezner Daniel W. Drezner, professor of international politics
  9. @dianawueger Diana Wueger, editor of Gunpowder & Lead, focus on small arms
  10. @edwebb Ed Webb, professor of political science with focus on the Middle East
  11. @endeavoringE Elmira Bayrasli, writer and consultant on foreign policy, international development and global entrepreneurship
  12. @FareedZakaria Fareed Zakaria, Washington Post columnist, host of CNN’s GPS
  13. @FukuyamaFrancis Francis Fukuyama, former professor of political science, Senior Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies
  14. @HayesBrown Hayes Brown, foreign news editor and reporter at BuzzFeed
  15. @henryfarrell Henry Farrell, professor of political science and international affairs
  16. @JustAmira Amira Al Hussaini, Global Voices Online Middle East and North Africa editor
  17. @jwpatty John Patty, professor of political science and Director of CNISS
  18. @kinggary Gary King, professor of social sciences, Directo of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science
  19. @Lagarde Christine Lagarde, Managing Director of the IMF
  20. @LizEconomy Elizabeth Economy, C.V. Starr Senior Fellow and Director, Asia Studies at the Council on Foreign Relations
  21. @MaxBoot Max Boot, Council on Foreign Relations Senior Fellow
  22. @Max_Fisher Max Fisher, Content Director at
  23. @multilateralist David Bosco, professor of international politics, senior editor at Foreign Policy magazine
  24. @Nolan_Mc Nolan McCarty, professor of politics and public affairs
  25. @normblog Norman Geras, professor emeritus of politics
  26. @SaskiaSassen Saskia Sassen, professor of sociology with a focus on globalization
  27. @SJRickard Stephanie J. Rickard, professor of government with a focus on political institutions and economic policies
  28. @smsaideman Stephen Saideman, professor of international relations with a focus on ethnic conflict and civil-military relations
  29. @strobetalbott Strobe Talbott, President of the Brookings Institution
  30. @Toby_Ziegler Toby Ziegler, professor of political science

If you are interested in finding jobs, programs, conferences and other opportunities in the area of political science, head to INOMICS and browse our extensive listings!

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