Department of Political Science

Bridgett King

Bridgett King MPA Director & Associate Professor
8030-C Haley Center
(334) 844-6301
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Office Hours

  • By appointment


Bridgett A. King, PhD, is an associate professor and director of the Master of Public Administration Program at Auburn University. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in state institutions and policy, public policy, and diversity in public administration. Her research focuses on political participation, voter disenfranchisement, and citizen perceptions of the electoral system. Formerly a voting rights researcher in the Democracy Program at the Brennan Center for Justice at New York University, she contributes regularly to the Election Center Certified Election/Registration Administration Program (CERA).


  • Ph.D., Kent State University
  • M.A., Kent State University
  • B.A., Hampton University

Representative Publications

  • King, B., and Erickson, L. (2016). Disenfranchising the Enfranchised: Exploring the Relationship between Felony Disenfranchisement and African American Voter Turnout. Journal of Black Studies. Online First: DOI: 10.1177/0021934716659195
  • King, B. (2016). Policy and Precinct: Citizen Evaluations and Electoral Confidence. Social Science Quarterly. Early Online View: DOI: 10.1111/ssqu.12303.
  • Why don’t Americans vote? Causes and Consequences (with Kathleen Hale, Eds.). (2016). ABC-CLIO: Santa Barbara, California. 

Last Updated: August 17, 2020