Interim Executive Vice President & Provost
Dr. Stacia Haynie
Interim Executive Vice President and Provost Stacia Haynie has been an active member of the LSU community since joining the Department of Political Science in 1990. Dr. Haynie served as Dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences before being named Interim Executive Vice President and Provost in the LSU Office of Academic Affairs. Dr. Haynie earned the J. W. Annison Jr. Family Alumni Professor at LSU and has served in a number of administrative positions on the campus including Department Chair, Associate Dean and Interim Dean of the LSU Graduate School, as well as Vice Provost for Academic Affairs.
Dr. Haynie received a bachelor’s degree in theater in 1981 and a master’s degree in political science in 1986, both from Midwestern State University in Wichita Falls, Texas. In 1990, she received her Ph.D. in political science from the University of North Texas.
Dr. Haynie studies judicial politics with special emphasis on comparative appellate
court decision-making. With support from the National Science Foundation and the Louisiana
Education Quality Support Fund, Dr. Haynie and her colleagues C. Neal Tate of Vanderbilt,
Reginald Sheehan of Michigan State University and Donald Songer of the University
of South Carolina created a 10-country appellate courts data set. Haynie has particular
expertise in the legal systems of South Africa, the Philippines and India. Her studies
also include civil trial court decisions in U.S. state courts.