Comparative Judicial Politics provides insights into and raises critical questions about how courts at all levels and in divergent settings around the world intersect with politics and charts the implications of what can occur when law, courts, and politics meet.
Mary L. Volcansek is professor emerita of political science at Texas Christian University where she also served as dean of liberal arts (2000-2007). She had previously taught at Florida International University and was a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute and a Visiting Professor at the University of Rome, "La Sapienza." She has published widely on U.S., Italian, European, and transnational courts. Most recently, she was co-editor with John F. Stack, Jr. of Courts and Terrorism (Cambridge University Press, 2011) and with Donald Jackson and Michael Tolley of Globalizing Justice (SUNY Press, 2009). She has published more than fifty articles and book chapters, in addition to twelve monographs or edited volumes.