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Faculty Profile

MARVIN PORTER KING

POLITICAL SCIENCE
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR OF POLITICAL SCIENCE AND AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDIES AND SENIOR FELLOW, SOUTH RESIDENTIAL COLLEGE
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325 DEUPREE
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-5408
Joined UM: 08/16/2005

Brief Bio

Marvin P. King, Jr. is an Assistant Professor of Political Science. He holds a joint appointment with African American Studies. Dr. King received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of North Texas in 2006 after receiving a B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin. Dr. King has co-authored or authored publications on racial polarization in the electorate, representation of the black electorate and the effect of race in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Dr. King teaches undergraduate courses in Introduction to American Politics, African American Politics, and an undergraduate and graduate course in Politics of the American South.

Degrees

BA
GOVERNMENT
THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS/ AUSTIN, TEXAS (1995)
PHD
POLITICAL SCIENCE
NORTH TEXAS UNIVERSITY/ DENTON TEXAS (2006)

Committee Memberships

Provost Fellow CETL Search Committee
Search Committee
SOE-Laboratory School Task Force
Task Force
University Standing Committee
University Standing Committee