Casey Love, Ph.D.

Co-Director of the Altman Program

Senior Professor of Practice, Department of Political Science
Co-Director Casey Love


In addition to serving as co-director of the Altman Program, Dr. Love is the Associate Dean of Global Education and a Senior Professor of Practice in the Department of Political Science. She is a proud Tulane alumna with three degrees from Tulane: a doctorate in political science (2005), a master’s degree in Latin American studies (2000), and a bachelor’s degree in political science and Latin American studies (1997).  

Dr. Love teaches courses on Mexican politics, U.S.-Latin American relations, U.S. immigration policy, comparative politics, and political and economic development. She has directed study abroad programs in Mexico (Guadalajara and Mérida), Costa Rica, Vietnam, and Thailand, has developed four international service-learning programs. She is the recipient of multiple awards for teaching and service at Tulane, including the Mortar Board Excellence in Teaching Award (2018), School of Liberal Arts Outstanding Service Award (2016), the Center for Public Service’s Barbara E. Moely Service Learning Teaching Award (2013), and the Stone Center’s Simon Rodriguez Award for Best Undergraduate Teacher (2012). 
In addition to her academic pursuits, Dr. Love is is a founding leader of a 501c3-designated female-identified Mardi Gras performance troupe.