2007 Gala: Dr. Quentin Kidd

Apr 1 2007 - 2:00pm

Quentin Kidd is an associate professor of political science at Christopher Newport University in Newport News. He specializes in the study of southern politics, civic engagement, and political behavior. The students at CNU have twice named him “Professor of the Year.” In 2003 he was a nominee for the State Council of Higher Education in Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from Texas Tech University and a BA and MA from the University of Arkansas. Dr. Kidd is a faculty member for the Sorensen Institute’s College and High School Leaders Programs, and a past Commissioner on the Virginia Commission for National and Community Service. He served for eleven years in the Army and Army Reserve as a psychological warfare specialist, including a combat tour in Kuwait and Iraq during the Persian Gulf War in 1991 where he was awarded an Army Commendation Medal with “v” device for actions in combat.

 
 

 

 

Featured Alumni

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    Bobby Mathieson

    Political Leaders Program

    Class of 1999

    Bobby is a U.S. Marshall serving Virginia's Eastern District.

    He was a Virginia Beach police officer from 1975 to 2002, retiring as a master police officer. He later held a leadership post in the state Department of Criminal Justice and was subsequently elected to the Virginia House of Delegates where he represented the 21st District.