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Kent L.Tedin

tedinKenneth Lay Professor of Political Science
PGH 432

Research Interests

Survey research methods
Public opinion
Media effects

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Biographical Summary

Dr. Kent L. Tedin is Professor of Political Science. He was chairman of the political science department from 1986 to 2002. He taught previously at the College of William and Mary. His areas of interest are public opinion, survey research methods, and statistics. He has published articles in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics, the Public Opinion Quarterly, and is coeditor of American and Texas Government. is coauthor of American Public Opinion: Its Origins, Contents and Impact, 8th edition revised (2011).


Ph.D., University of Iowa 

Courses Offered

POLS 1336: American Government (I)

POLS 3316: Research Methods

POLS 3360: Media and Politics

POLS 3365: Public Opinion

POLS 3381: Political Psychology

POLS 6373: Survey Research Methods (graduate)

POLS 6365: Public Opinion (graduate)