For more than 25 years, Dr. Mark Kelso has been debating, discussing and offering insights on a variety of political issues.
A Ph.D. graduate of Vanderbilt University, Dr. Kelso contributes to various publications and papers and has spoken at political conferences all over the world, including the U.S., China and Germany.
Dr. Kelso is particularly well-versed in environmental policy, where he has won grant monies for research on the subject matter.
Dr. Kelso is a regular political contributor for the news, with extensive experience with both on-air interviews - WSOC (ABC), WBTV (CBS) and WCCB (FOX) - as well as the Charlotte Observer.
- "Green Talk in the White House: The Rhetorical Presidency Encounters Ecology," Presidential Studies Quarterly, March 2007
- "Environmental Priorities and the President as Legislative Leader," The Environmental Presidency, Chapter 5, SUNY Press, 1999, pp. 113-146
- "Environmental Justice and Equity," Global Environmental Policy and Administration, Chapter 12, Marcel Dekker, 1999, pp. 225-242
- McColl Faculty Award, awarded $2000 for research project involving student interviews of environmental interest groups members regarding environmental policy-making, 2000-2001
- McColl Faculty Award, awarded $1450 for research project involving student interviews of members of Congress regarding environmental policy-making, 1998-1999