Liv Coleman


(813) 257-3315



401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

Building Location

KBB 108

Meet Liv Coleman

Chair, Political Science and International Studies/Associate Professor, Political Science

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
World Affairs
Politics of the Family
International Organization
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
Model UN)

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, and 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.