The Role of the Supreme Court in US Government

Listen to Dr. Kyle Kattelman and learn more about how the Supreme Court uses its powers to function within the three branches of government. Using landmark cases as examples, you will learn how these powers have evolved and whether the Court actually has the last say on divisive political arguments.

Dr. Kyle T. Kattelman received his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Missouri in 2013. He has been an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Fairleigh Dickinson University since the Fall of 2015, having served previously as a Mizzou Advantage Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Missouri and a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Department of Political Science & Public Administration at Mississippi State University. He teaches a wide variety of courses at Fairleigh Dickinson, including Terrorism, International Relations, Comparative Politics, and American Government. His main research interests concern national security, terrorism and counterterrorism, and coalition stability. Recent publications include work on the success of coalitions in the War on Terror and cooperation over participation in counterterrorist endeavors. He also researches in American politics and publishes work on the effects of state legislatures on interest group dynamics.
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