Jacqueline Kurlowski - Coastal Carolina University
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Jacqueline Kurlowski

Director, Edgar Dyer Institute for Leadership and Public Policy

Contact Jacqueline Kurlowski
843-349-6952 jamkurlow@coastal.edu

Brittain Hall 113

Office Hours
Friday, 12-2 p.m.

Great minds discuss ideas, average minds discuss events, small minds discuss people.” – Eleanor Roosevelt.


Before joining Coastal Carolina University, Jacqueline severed as consultant and analyst for state, regional, and county administrations.  She also managed a rural medical clinic in the Dominican Republic where she saw the strong connections between poverty and education, and their combined impacts on health. As an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Politics, Jacqueline’s course offerings include: Introduction to Public Policy (POLI-371), Social Policy (POLI-459), Dyer Fellowship Course (397-Q), an applied course in community health data where students produce a community health status report for a county-level client (POLI-491), and Grant Writing for Non-profits (MBA-522).


Master of Public Affairs in Public Policy from the University of Missouri, a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration and a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish.

Interesting Facts

Jacqueline founded the Edgar Dyer Fellowship program which brings together a group of Coastal Carolina students from all colleges and degree programs to study public policy topics.  The fellowship program is dedicated to building students’ research portfolios and can be an effective tool for graduate school admission or future job opportunities.

Teaching Areas

Public Policy, Social Policy, Health Care Policy