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Political Science and Public Administration

Kevin S. Freeman, PH.D.

Kevin FreemanDr. Kevin S. Freeman

Associate Professor and Chair
Office: Oxendine Science Building, Room 1309
Email: kevin.freeman@uncp.edu
Phone: 910.521.6447
Fax: 910.521.6446

Office Hours: MWF 1:30 - 3:30 -
TR 1:30 - 3:30 or by appointment 


  • B.A., mathematics, Vanderbilt University, 1992
  • M.A., international relations, Baylor University, 1994
  • Ph.D., political science, University of Alabama, 2000

Research Interests

  • Sustainable development
  • Environmental politics
  • International politics and sport

Courses (View undergraduate course descriptions - from UNCP Catalog)

  • PLS 1000-001 Introduction to Political Science (Fall, Spring)
    • Syllabus (PDF - requires Adobe Reader)

  • PLS   2000: Introduction to Comparative Politics (Spring)
  • PLS 2060-01 Model United Nations
    Syllabus (PDF - requires Adobe Reader)
  • PLS 2070-01 Model Arab League
    Syllabus (PDF - requires Adobe Reader)
  • PLS 2330-1: Introduction to Theory & Methods (alternate Falls)
  • PLS 2510: Introduction to World Politics (Fall)
  • PLSS  3010: Regional Area Studies—Asia (alternate Falls)
  • PLSS  3030: Regional Area Studies—Middle East
    Syllabus  (PDF - requires Adobe Reader)
  • PLS 3750: Politics of the Developing World (alternate Springs)
    • Syllabus (PDF - requires Adobe Reader)

  • PLS 4170: International Security Policy (alternate Springs)
  • PLS 4510: American Foreign Policy (alternate Springs)

Campus Involvement

  • Faculty Advisor, UNCP Model United Nations
  • Faculty Advisor, Model Arab League
  • Public Address Announcer, UNCP Football Games
  • Faculty Associate, Men’s Soccer
  • Committee on Diversity and Communities of Interest

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