Adam Chamberlain

Adam Chamberlain

Adam Chamberlain

Chair and Professor, Political Science

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Adam Chamberlain is a Professor of Political Science and the Chair of the Department of Political Science. He received his Ph.D. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in May 2010, and has been at Coastal Carolina University since August 2010.

Professor Chamberlain's research and teaching interests include political organizations, public opinion, state politics, and American political history. Recently, his work has explored the development and political effects of large, federated voluntary membership associations from the 1860s-1920s. To date, he has published over 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals, including in Public Opinion Quarterly, Social Science Quarterly, State Politics & Policy Quarterly, Social Science History, and Interest Groups & Advocacy.

He currently serves on the editorial board of The Social Science Journal, and previously served on the editorial board for State Politics & Policy Quarterly and as editor of the Journal of Political Science.

Adam Chamberlain CV



Ph.D., Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2010)
M.A., Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2007)
B.A., Political Science and History, SUNY- Brockport (2005)