Vice Rector

  • PhD, Political Science, Stanford University, USA
  • MA, Political Science, Stanford University, USA
  • BA (Cum Laude), Political Science, Yale University, USA

Teaching Specialties
  • Political Science
  • US Government
  • US Policies
  • US Politics

Research Interests
  • International Political Economy
  • Politics of Economic Policy
  • Democracy and Capitalism
  • Budgetary and Monetary Policy



A graduate of Yale with his Ph.D. from Stanford, Ray most recently served as the dean of the Joe C. and Carole Kerr McClendon Honors College at the University of Oklahoma. Retiring from OU in 2017.

During his academic career, Ray was on the faculties of Georgia Tech and Boston College prior to joining Oklahoma’s department of political science in 1992. Ray won nine different teaching awards at OU and Georgia Tech, and has published articles in the American Political Science Review, Journal of Politics, Inter-American Studies and World Affairs, and other scholarly journals.
Contact Information
Tel. 01419 6893054
Email: dray@astate.edu.mx