Timothy Meinke, PhD

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Department Chair of International Relations and Political Science

Experience/Background

  • 2009-present: Associate Professor of Political Science, Lynchburg College
  • 2003-2009: Assistant Professor of Political Science, Lynchburg College
  • 2000-2003: Adjunct Professor of Political Science, Towson University
  • 1999-2000: Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, Towson University
  • 1995, 1998: Instructor of Political Science, University of Maryland

Degrees and Certifications

  • 2002: PhD, Government and Politics, University of Maryland
  • 1995: MA, Government and Politics, University of Maryland
  • 1993: MA, Political Science, Case Western Reserve University
  • 1993: BA, Political Science, Case Western Reserve University

Professional/Research Interests

  • American Public Policy
  • Public Administration
  • American Federalism
  • State and Local Politics

Honors and Awards

  • 2005: Selected as a Wye Fellow
  • 1998: Conley Dillon Award, University of Maryland
  • 1995: Prince George's County Municipal Association Award for Outstanding Research and Service at the Local Level

Courses Taught

  • The American Experiment: Introduction to American Politics
  • American National Government
  • American Public Policy
  • Campaigns and Elections
  • Congress
  • State, Power, and Bureaucracy
  • Environmental Public Policy
  • Introduction to Political Theory
  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Introduction to American Government
  • Policy-Making in the American States
  • Public Administration
  • Political Science Research Methods
  • State and Local Politics
  • The Politics of the Presidency
  • Quest for Justice I and II
  • Urban Government
  • Legislatures and Lobbyists
  • Research Methods

Professional Associations

  • American Political Science Association
  • Southern Political Science Association
Phone: 
434.544.8448
Email: 
meinke@lynchburg.edu
Office: 
Carnegie 400