Meet the Faculty

Augustus B. Cochran   III

Augustus B. Cochran III

Adeline A. Loridans Professor of Political Science

Contact Information

Phone: 404.471.6216
Office Location: Buttrick G-9

Office Hours: Spring 2019
On leave

Academic Degrees

B.A., Davidson College
M.A., Indiana University
Ph.D., University of North Carolina
J.D., Georgia State University College of Law

Teaching and Scholarly Interests

Professor Cochran teaches courses on employment and labor law issues, democracy and American politics, Constitutional law, and media. His interests also focus on sexual harassment and law, employee participation, Brazilian employment law and the impact of globalization.

Professional Activities

Professor Cochran is the author of Democracy Heading South: National Politics in the Shadow of Dixie (2001). He is also a frequent reviewer for Choice Magazine. In October of 2007 he delivered an invited lecture and panel discussion "NAFTA e o Direito do Trabalho nos Estados Unidos da America," at Faculdade Integracao-Zona Oeste (FIZO) in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Web Links

Political Science Undergraduate Program
"Free Speech" Agnes Scott The Magazine, Fall 2004

Curriculum Vitae (PDF)