Samuel T. Shelton, Ph.D., Associate Professor
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I began my political science and public administration full-time teaching at Troy University in August 2002. I was tenured and promoted in 2009. My teaching responsibilities have been both undergraduate and graduate. I have taught within the semester and term systems and in the classroom and TROY Online. My primary courses at the undergraduate level have been American National Government, Judicial Branch, Legislative Branch, Constitutional Law, Foundations of Public Administration, Foundations of Political Science, and Public Personnel Administration. At the graduate level, my primary responsibilities have been in Foundations of Public Administration, Administrative Law, and Public Human Resources Administration.
I hold a Ph.D. in public administration from North Carolina State University (awarded December 2002), a Masters of Public Administration from The American University (awarded December 1971), a B.A. in political science from Emory University (awarded June 1970), and an Ed.D. in educational administration from The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (awarded August 1978). My professional experience has been in local government as an Administrative Aide to the County Manager in Arlington County, Virginia (1971 – 1974) and in state government as a District Court Administrator for the Wisconsin Supreme Court (1980 – 1999). I also worked in the private sector.
Last Updated: 06/23/2016