Ali Masood joins the Department of Political Science as an assistant professor. Dr. Masood received a Ph.D. in political science from the University of South Carolina in 2016. He comes to Rhodes after serving as assistant professor at California State University in Fresno. Dr. Masood’s research interests focus on law, the courts, and judicial politics. He has taught American Government, the U.S. Supreme Court Simulation, Politics and the Court, and Administrative Law and the Judicial Hierarchy, among others.