Dr. Seth C. McKee is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Texas Tech University. From 2006 to 2013, McKee taught at the University of South Florida St. Petersburg (USFSP). He earned his bachelors (Political Science in 1996) and masters (Economics in 1998) degrees from Oklahoma State University, and a doctorate in Government from the University of Texas at Austin in 2005. Prior to arriving at USFSP in the fall of 2006, McKee was a visiting professor at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. McKee is a scholar of American politics with expertise in Southern Politics, Political Parties, Political Behavior (campaigns and elections, political participation, and public opinion), American Institutions (Presidency and Congress), and Redistricting. A prolific writer and frequent political commentator, McKee has a passion for studying American elections.