Kyle C. Kopko, Ph.D.
(Adjunct Professor)

Elizabethtown College (PA)

Political Science

judicial politics, judicial behavior, constitutional law, election law, elections, higher education, rural development, state and local government, american politics, political psychology

About Me

Dr. Kyle C. Kopko earned his Ph.D. in political science from The Ohio State University in 2010, with a concentration in public law and judicial politics. Dr. Kopko has authored or co-authored more than 30 scholarly publications, including two university press books, and he regularly speaks on a wide range of policy and political topics. His research has also received national and international media attention in numerous outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New York Times, CNN, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, and Fox News Channel.

From 2010 to 2020, Dr. Kopko served as an associate professor and associate dean at Elizabethtown College.  In 2020, he was appointed as Director of the Center for Rural Pennsylvania - a legislative service agency of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.  In this capacity, Dr. Kopko oversees a wide range of applied research activities on behalf of the legislature.


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