Ronald Keith Gaddie

Department Chair
Professor of Political Science
222 Dale Hall Tower
Phone: 405-325-4989
Fax: 405-325-0718

Curriculum Vitae

B.S., Florida State University, 1987
M.A., University of Georgia, 1989
Ph.D., University of Georgia, 1993

Fields:  Elections, Southern Politics, Environmental Politics, and Redistricting and Representation

Keith Gaddie is professor and chairman of the Department of Political Science. He joined the faculty in 1996, after four years on the faculty of the Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine in New Orleans. Keith offers courses in parties, campaigns, and Southern Politics, and he regularly offers the P Sc 1113 American Federal Government course.

Editorial Duties
General editor, Social Science Quarterly, since 2010.
Coeditor, American Review of Politics, an open access journal, since 2013.

Rise and Fall of the Voting Rights Act (2015, University of Oklahoma Press)
The Three Governors Controversy: Skullduggery, Machinations, and the Decline of Georgia's Progressive Politics (2015, University of Georgia Press)
Politics in America (10th ed., 2014, 11th ed., 2016, Pearson)
Georgia Politics in a State of Change(1st ed., 2010, 2d ed., 2013, Pearson)
Ghosts on Vintners’ Landing (2010, Black Mesa)
The Political Encyclopedia of U.S. States and Regions (2008, CQ)
The Triumph of Voting Rights in the South ( 2009, University of Oklahoma Press)
University of Georgia Football (2008, Savas Beatie)
Born to Run: The Origins of the Political Career (2004, Rowman and Littlefield)
Regulating Wetlands Protection: Environmental Federalism and the States (2000, SUNY Press)
Elections to Open Seats in the US House: Where the Action Is (2000, Rowman and Littlefield)
The Almanac of Oklahoma Politics (1st ed., 1998; 2d ed., 1999; 3d. ed., 2001 OPSA/CAC)
David Duke and the Politics of Race in the South (1995, Vanderbilt Press)
The Economic Realities of Political Reform: Elections and the U.S. Senate (1995, Cambridge University Press)

Media Relations
New contributor to KGOU 106.3 FM (National Public Radio) and OETA (PBS Oklahoma).

Keith has worked as a litigation consultant in voting rights and redistricting cases, for both major parties and for both plaintiffs and respondents, including cases in Florida, Illinois, New York, Virginia, Georgia, Wisconsin, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wyoming, New Mexico and Texas.