Tyson King-Meadows

meadowsProfessor of Political Science and Affiliate Faculty in the departments of Public Policy and Africana Studies, the Honors College and the Maryland Institute for Policy Analysis and Research

Research focus is on Congress, African American Politics, Electoral Behavior, Public Opinion, Representation, Identity Politics and Political Parties. Named to the 2012-2013 class of the American Political Science Association’s (APSA) Congressional Fellows. Published When the Letter Betrays the Spirit: Voting Rights Enforcement and African American Participation from Lyndon Johnson to Barack Obama (2011). Was a Spring 2012 Visiting Scholar at the Johns Hopkins University Center for Africana Studies. Elected President of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists (2011-2013). Co-Chair of the CAHSS Black Faculty Committee and member of the Executive Committee on the Recruitment, retention and Advancement of Underrepresented Minority Faculty.

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