Dr. James F. Pontuso

Dr. James PontusoPatterson Professor of Government & Foreign Affairs
Morton Hall, 321
(434) 223-6246


B.A., University of Massachusetts, 1970; M.A., University of Virginia, 1977; Ph.D., University of Virginia, 1983.

James F. Pontuso is Charles Patterson Professor of Government & Foreign Affairs. He has authored or edited six books and has published more than eighty articles, reviews, and essays. He has taught or lectured in a dozen countries including as John Adams Fellow at the University of London (1998), Fulbright scholar Czech Republic (1993-94, 2003), and visiting Professor at the American University of Iraq - Sulaimani (2010).