Meet Liv Coleman
Associate Professor, Government and World Affairs
Education: 2001 Smith College, B.A.
2002 University of Wisconsin-Madison, M.A.
2008 University of Wisconsin-Madison, Ph.D.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Government and World Affairs
Politics of the Family
Politics of East Asia
International Relations of East Asia
Politics of the Digital Age
Contemporary Japan (Honors travel-study)
Decision-Making in the United Nations (Honors
Career Specialties: Liv Coleman specializes in East Asian and Japanese politics. Her research interests include family, gender, international organization and politics of the digital age.
Professional and Community Activities: Coleman has conducted research as a Foreign Research Scholar at the University of Tokyo’s Institute of Social Science, and as an Advanced Research Fellow at the Harvard Program on US-Japan Relations.
Her research has been published in
International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Information Technology & Politics
Asia & the Pacific Policy Studies
, as well as in edited volumes.
She has presented her work widely around the world in Japan, Germany and Washington, DC.
Honors and Awards: Coleman was recognized as a member of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Foundation US-Japan Network for the Future, Cohort III (2014-2016). She received a Teaching Award for Excellence from the College of Social Science, Mathematics and Education in 2011-2012. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa.