Chad  Kinsella

Chad Kinsella

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Ph.D., University of Cincinnati (2011)
M.A., University of Cincinnati (2012)
M.P.A., Eastern Kentucky University (2002)
B.A., Georgetown College (2000)



CLASSES TAUGHT
Course Num Course Title
GEOG-101 Introduction to Geography
POLS-101 American National Government
POLS-271 Parties and Interest Groups
POLS-271 Political Parties/Interest Grp
POLS-317 Introduction to Public Admin
POLS-318 Public Budgeting
POLS-331 Political Philosophy
POLS-371 International Korean Politics
POLS-371 Planning Local Eco Development
POLS-371 Pol Parties & Interest Groups
POLS-371 Presidential Campgns/Elections
POLS-371 Urban Politics 21st Century
POLS-371 S Carolina Legislative Process
POLS-386 State and Local Gov in SC
POLS-490 Internship
SOCI-398 Methods of Social Research
SOCI-490 Internship

CHAPTERS, CASES, READINGS, SUPPLEMENTS
  • The Political Geography of the 2012 Presidential Election. The Presidential Election of 2012. (2013)
ARTICLES - REFEREED
  • The Political Geography of the South: 2008 Presidential Election in American Review of Politics. (2012)
ARTICLES - NON-REFEREED
  • Special Courts in State News. (2004)
  • Court OKs Sex Offender Registries in State Government News. (2003)
  • Amber Alerts in State Government News. (2003)
  • Community-Based Supervision Dilemma in State Government News. (2003)
  • ...and Justice for All in State Government News. (2003)
  • Trends Alert: Health Care Costs Strain Prisons in State Government News. (2003)

PRESENTATIONS
  • Is the Party Still Going? The 2012 Democratic Primary and the Continued Growth of the Republican Party in the South. Symposium on Southern Politics. Charleston, South Carolina. (2014)
  • The 2012 Presidential Election in South Carolina: A Spatial Analysis. South Carolina Political Science Association Annual Conference, Conway, South Carolina. Rock Hill, South Carolina. (2013)
  • "Uncommitted" or Are They? A Spatial Analysis of the Democratic Primary in the Upper South. Southern Political Science Association. Orlando, Florida. (2013)
  • Canary in the Data Mine: Precinct Spatial Analysis for Applied Geography. Georgia Political Science Association. Savannah, Georgia. (2013)
  • Deeper than Red vs. Blue: The Clustering of Politically Like-Minded Individuals in the 2012 Primary. Southern Political Science Association. Orlando, Florida. (2013)
  • Civil Discourse in the Academy: The Lander University Initiative. The American Democracy Project. San Antonio, Texas. (2012)
  • The Political Geography of the 2012 Election. Hiram College (OH) Presidential Election 2012 Conference. Hiram, Ohio. (2012)
  • The Political Geography of the South: 2008 Presidential Election. Symposium on Southern Politics. Charleston, South Carolina. (2012)
  • Shades of Red: Identifying Political Regions in South Carolina Using a Hierarchical Cluster Analysis of GOP Presidential and Gubernatorial Primary Votes, 2000-2012. South Carolina Political Science Association. Clinton, South Carolina. (2012)
  • The 2008 Presidential Election in South Carolina: Polarization and the Sorting of Politically Like-Minded People. South Carolina Political Science Association. Greenwood, South Carolina. (2011)
  • Are Partisans becoming more Ideologically Constrained? A Case Study of the 2004 Same Sex Marriage Amendment. Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, Illinois. (2011)
  • Cognitive Interviewing: What are Respondents Thinking about When They Answer Survey Questions about State Govenment. Kentucky Political Science Association. Bowling Green, Kentucky. (2011)
  • Electoral Systems in Divided Societies: An Examination of Electoral Challenges in Iraq and Afghanistan. Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, Illinois. (2011)
  • Urbanism and Its Increasing Importance to Understanding Voting Behavior. Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research. Chicago, Illinois. (2010)
  • The Unfunded Mandate Reform Act: A Case Study in Policy Making. Policy History. Columbus, Ohio. (2010)
  • The Little Sort: A Case Study of Clustering of Like-Minded People within the Cincinnati Metropolitan Statistical Area. American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, District of Columbia. (2010)
  • Change, Continuity, and Clustering of Politically Like-Minded Individuals: Presidential Voting Behavior of Southwestern Ohio, 1976-2008. Ohio Association of Economics and Political Science. Cleveland, Ohio. (2010)
  • Changing of the Guard: Elite Rule in Britain and the Coming of Neoliberal State. Midwest Political Science Association. Chicago, Illinois. (2010)
  • Understanding Black Voting Behavior: Examining Theories In At-Large, Nonpartisan Elections. Kentucky Political Science Association. Murray, Kentucky. (2010)
  • Urban Politics: The Key to Understanding Political Behavior?. East Lakes Division Association of American Geographers. Dayton, Ohio. (2009)
  • Confidence in Congress During Partisan Era. Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research. Chicago, Illinois. (2009)
  • Political Geography of Boone and Kenton Counties. Kentucky Political Science Association. Louisville, Kentucky. (2009)
  • Cafeteria Catholics. Midwest Association for Public Opinion Research. Chicago, Illinois. (2008)