Employment

​​University of South Carolina

  • Professor of Political Science, January 2015 - present
  • Associate Professor of Political Science, July 2010 - December 2014
  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, July 2008 - June 2010


University of Kentucky

  • Assistant Professor of Political Science, July 2003 - June 2008


Michigan State University

  • Instructor, Summer 2000 - Summer 2003
  • Graduate Research Assistant, August 1998 - July 2003

Research and Teaching Interests

  • Constitutional Law (Governmental Powers and Civil Liberties)
  • Judicial Behavior
  • Moot Court and Legal Research
  • Comparative Judicial Politics
  • Research Methods
  • Formal Modeling and Game Theory
  • Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models
  • Leadership Development

Contact Information

​Department of Political Science

329 Gambrell Hall

817 Henderson Street

University of South Carolina

​Columbia, SC 29208

803-777-6795 (phone)

803-777-8255 (fax)

randazzo@mailbox.sc.edu (primary email)

Kirk.Randazzo@gmail.com (secondary email)

Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Education and Training

Michigan State University

  • Ph.D. in Political Science, 2003
  • M.A. in Political Science, 2000


University of South Carolina

  • M.A. in International Studies, 1997
  • B.A. in Music, 1994


Other Training

  • Leadership Columbia, 2013 - 2014
  • Empirical Implications of Theoretical Models, 2004 and 2009 (mentoring faculty)
  • ​Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University, 2000
  • Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), 1999
  • University of South Carolina School of Law, 1996