Faculty Adviser

Dr. Michael Haynes

Educational Background:

Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Tennessee

M.A. in Political Science, Marshall University

B.S. in Business Administration (Management), West Virginia State College

Dr. Haynes joined the Patrick Henry College faculty in the fall of 2008. He has been involved in research at the Howard Baker Center for Public Policy. Before going to graduate school, Dr. Haynes acquired extensive experience in grassroots politics and in state and local government. Dr. Haynes’ concentration is in the American Government/Politics and Public Administration/Public Policy fields. His research specialty deals with the organizational and managerial structure and operation of the modern White House.

He teaches courses covering The Congress, The Presidency, Campaigns and Elections, State and Local Government, Ethics and Public Policy, Education Politics and Policy, Principles of Policy Analysis, Practicum in American Politics and Policy, and Political Science Research Methods.