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Faculty Profile

Marvin Porter King

Political Science
Associate Professor of Political Science & African American Studies and Senior Fellow of the South Residential College
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325 Deupree
University, MS 38677
(662) 915-5408
Joined UM: August 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.


University of Texas at Austin (1995)
Political Science
University of North Texas (2006)

Committee Memberships

Honors - Honors Task Force
Task Force
Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honor College
UG Application Selection Committee
University Standing Committee