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Troy Gibson

Dr. Troy Gibson

Associate Professor


Dr. Gibson is a native Mississippian and has been with the Southern Miss Political Science program since 2003. He teaches courses in American Politics and Public Law, with an emphasis on religion in American public life. Dr. Gibson's research interests include both empirical and theoretical studies exploring the intersection between religiosity and political outcomes and behavior.

  • PHD - University of Georgia (2004)
  • MA - University of Georgia (2001)
  • BA - University of Southern Mississippi (1999)

Religion and Politics in America; Church and State (Study Abroad in Rome, Italy)

  • Independent Applying the QM Rubric (APPQMR)
  • Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
  • Title IX: Preventing Sexual Misconduct for Faculty and Staff – "Responsible Employee" Edition

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Areas of Expertise

American Politics; Public Law and Policy