Areas of Interest

  • International Law
  • Human Rights
  • International Organizations
  • International Political Economy
  • U.S. Congress
  • Political Communication

Degrees

  • Degree Type
    J.D.
    Degree Details
    University of Oklahoma (2012)
  • Degree Type
    B.S.
    Degree Details
    Texas Christian University (2008)

Awards

  • UMD Graduate School Summer Research Fellowship (2023)
  • Roger H. Davidson Award for Best Paper in American Politics by a Graduate Student (2022-2023)

Conferences

  • Ryan Frazier. (Upcoming - 2024) Advice but no Consent: Ratification of Human Rights Treaties in the U.S. Senate. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. November 1 - 5. Chicago, IL.
  • Ryan Frazier. (2022) Talking Trade: How Members of Congress Tailor Comments on Trade Policy. Presented at the International Studies Association-Northeast Conference. November 1 - 5. Baltimore, MD.
  • Ryan Frazier. (2022) Talking Trade: How Members of Congress Tailor Comments on Trade Policy. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. April 7 - 10. Chicago, IL.
  • Ryan Frazier and Tristan Hightower. (2021) The Antagonistic Advantage: Personality Representation in the U.S. Senate. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. September 30 - October 3. Virtual.
  • Ryan Frazier and Tristan Hightower. (2021) The Antagonistic Advantage: Personality Representation in the U.S. Senate. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association. April 14-18. Virtual.

Research Topics

  • American Politics
  • International Relations
Instructor - Topics in IR: International Law and Justice (Summer 2022, Winter 2024)
Instructor - International Political Relations, Freshman Connection (Fall 2022, 2023)
Instructor - International Political Relations (Winter 2023)
Teaching Assistant - International Political Relations (Fall 2020-2021; Spring 2022-2024)
Teaching Assistant - Intro. to Environmental Politics (Spring 2021)
Teaching Assistant - Intro. to Courts, Law, and Justice (Spring 2019, 2020)
Teaching Assistant - Civil Rights and the Constitution (Spring 2019, 2020)
Teaching Assistant - Intro. to Constitutional Law (Fall 2018, 2019)
Research Assistant - Virginia Haufler (Fall 2019)
Graduate Studies Committee (2022-2023)
Graduate Student Liaison to Teaching and Learning Transformation Center (2020-2021)
Ryan Frazier Portrait
Tydings Hall
Government and Politics Department
Email
rwfraz [at] umd.edu