Kevin A. Hill

Kevin A. Hill

Areas of Expertise

Elections and Voting, Southern Politics, Florida Politics


BA, Furman University, Political Science and History, 1988
PhD, University of Florida,Political Science, 1993


Office: Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 420
Tel: 305-348-3291 |

Professor Hill received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of Florida in 1993. He is the editor of 2004’s Florida Politics: Ten Media Markets, One Powerful State. He has published a book titled Cyberpolitics: Citizen Activism in the Age of the Internet, (1998, Rowman and Littlefield) co-authored with John E. Hughes. Some of his journal publications can be found in Politics and Policy (2001), The Journal of Urban Affairs (2001), The Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences (2001), Party Politics (2000) Democratization (1999), and The Journal of Politics (1989 and 1995).

Professor Hill's teaching and research interests focus on elections and campaigns, parties, interest groups, and political communication, both in comparative and American politics. He has published numerous articles on Congressional elections and elite voting behavior in Congress, environmental politics in the developing world, voting rights, political behavior and ethnic minorities, political communication, and public administration, in such journals as The Journal of Politics, International Studies Quarterly, Political Communication, Journal of Modern African Studies, Democratization, Human Ecology, The International Review of Administrative Sciences, The Hispanic Journal of Social Science, Environment and History, and The African Studies Review.

He has received research grants from the National Science Foundation and was a Fulbright scholar in Zimbabwe in 1992 and 1993. In 1997, he was the recipient of a university-wide teaching award at Florida International University , and in 2001 he received a university-wide advising award. He has been interviewed by all four broadcast networks, all three major cable news channels (FoxNews, CNN, and MSNBC), and many major American and International newspapers and newsmagazines, including The BBC, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Time, and Newsweek .

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