Kevin L Lyles

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    College: Liberal Arts and Sciences Department: Political Science
    Title: Associate Professor
    Office: 1102a Phone: 6-3105
    Participating in the Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Awards program: Yes

    Research Interest:
    I specialize in American Politics, Courts, and Law. My research and teaching focus on American Constitutional Law; Civil Liberties and Civil Rights; and, I have special interests in African-American Legal History and the Constitutional and Legal Rights of Women. Currently, I am working on the 10th edition of my co-authored constitutional law textbook; a book on the late Justice Thurgood Marshall; and textbook for my African-American Legal History class (POLS 358).

    Minimum time commitment in hours per week:

    Qualifications of a Student:
    Preference given to advanced undergraduate students with some background/interests in law/courts/constitutional law (e.g., PolS 353, PolS 354, PolS 356, PolS 358 or PolS 451, or related courses in Criminal Justice and/or Political Science. Pre-law students are especially encouraged to apply. Students majoring in Political Science, Criminal Justice, African-American Studies, Gender and Women's Studies are especially encouraged to apply.

    Brief Summary of what is expected from the student:
    Students will primarily conduct legal research and assist in manuscript preparation for textbooks in the area of American Constitutional Law.

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