Phillip J. Ardoin is a Professor of American Politics and Chair of the Department of Government and Justice Studies at Appalachian State University. He is also Co-Editor of PS: Political Science and Politics, which is the journal of record for the American Political Science Association. Professor Ardoin earned his B.A. in Liberal Studies from Marymount University and M.A. and Ph.D. in Political Science from Louisiana State University.
His research addresses a variety of issues including partisan polarization and the impact of the attempts to capture the college student vote. Professor Ardoin emphasizes politics on the state level, particularly North Carolinian politics.
Ardoin, Phillip J. “Exploring Partisan Bias in the Electoral College, 1964-2008.” White House Studies 9.4 (2009).
Ardoin, Phillip J. “Burning the Midnight Oil: Clandestine Behavior, Hard Work, or Strategic Rush in Congressional Voting?.” American Review of Politics 30 (2009): 229-250.
Ardoin, Phillip J., and Dennis Grady. “The Politics of Electricity Restructuring Across the American States: Power Failure and Policy Failure.” State and Local Government Review 38.3 (2006): 165-175.