Dr. Kyle C. Kopko earned his Ph.D. in political science from The Ohio State University in 2010, with a concentration in public law and judicial politics. He currently serves as Assistant Dean for Academic Achievement and Engagement, Associate Professor of Political Science, and Director of the Honors and Pre-Law Programs at Elizabethtown College.
His teaching and research interests include American politics, judicial politics, constitutional law, election law, political psychology, and religion & politics.
Dr. Kopko’s research has been published in a variety of peer-reviewed outlets, including Election Law Journal, Judicature, Justice System Journal, Political Behavior, and Presidential Studies Quarterly. He is the co-author of the book “The VP Advantage: How Running Mates Influence Home State Voting in Presidential Elections,” with Dr. Christopher Devine. Dr. Kopko’s research has also received national media attention in numerous outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, U.S. News & World Report, FiveThirtyEight, The Huffington Post, CNN, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and Fox News Channel.