Winthrop University: CAS Faculty Profile - Huffmon, Scott

Name:  Scott Huffmon
Title:  Director, Center for Public Opinion & Policy Research (CPOPR); Professor of Political Science
Education:  Ph.D., American Politics, University of Mississippi
Summer Program Scholar, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, University of Michigan
B.S., James Madison University
Office:  344 Bancroft Hall   
Phone:  803/323-4669
E-mail: huffmons@winthrop.edu   
Vita: Link to Curriculum Vita 
Area(s):  American Politics, Public Opinion, Southern Politics, Electoral Politics, Religion and Politics, Voting Behavior, Political Psychology, Survey Research, Methodology, Political Parties, Campaigns and Elections, and State and Local Politics

 

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Dr. Huffmon is a professor of political science as well as the founder and director of the Center for Public Opinion & Policy Research (CPOPR) at Winthrop. 

Dr. Huffmon also directs the Winthrop Poll initiative. His commentary on poll results, South Carolina Politics, and southern and national politics in general have been featured in national and international news outlets including CNN, MSNBC, Fox News, NBC Nightly News, ABC News, The New York Times, The Washington Post, the LA Times, The Miami Herald, Politico.com, News Hour (PBS), NPR, BBC, AFP, (Agence France-Presse), Tokyo Broadcasitng System, and many more.

He has teaching and research interests in American Politics, Public Opinion, Southern Politics, Electoral Politics, Religion and Politics, Voting Behavior, Political Psychology, Survey Research, Methodology, Political Parties, Campaigns and Elections, and State and Local Politics. In 2009, he lived and taught in Hungary as a Fulbright Scholar. Dr. Huffmon won a National Science Foundation grant to fund his dissertation research while getting his Ph.D. from the University of Mississippi and has been awarded Winthrop University's Outstanding Junior Professor and Distinguished Professor awards. 

 

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