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Coastal Carolina University
P.O. Box 261954
Conway, South Carolina
U.S. court system, the politics of federal judicial nominations and confirmations, the impact of the role of gender on state supreme courts.
Thomas W. and Robin W. Edwards College of Humanities and Fine Arts
Mikel Norris joins the Department of Politics and Geography as an assistant professor. He earned a Ph.D. in political science from the University of Tennessee in 2012. Norris is broadly trained in political institutions with a focus on United States courts. His research specifically focuses on the politics of federal judicial nominations and confirmations, with a secondary research emphasis on the impact of the role of gender on state supreme courts.