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Dr. Edwards is a Lecturer in the Department of Political Science.  He received his B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Stanford University, a J.D. from New York University School of Law, and a Ph.D. from the University of Georgia.  Dr. Edwards practiced law for a boutique litigation firm in his hometown of Atlanta before attending graduate school.

Dr. Edwards has broad research interests in the fields of American politics, public law, and research methodology.  His research has been published (or is forthcoming) in American Politics Research, Congress & the Presidency, Election Law Journal, Georgia Bar Journal, Harvard Negotiation Law Review, Judicature, and Public Management Review.  Dr. Edwards teaches Constitutional Law I and II, Judicial Process and Politics, and Introduction to Research Methods.

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Dr. Barry Edwards Rolls into UCF

Earning his Bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Political Science from Stanford, his J.D. from NYU Law School and a Ph.D. from the University of Georgia, Dr. Barry Edwards  joined the department this past f... Read more

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