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Ronald Keith Gaddie

Ronald Keith Gaddie, American political science educator, writer. Recipient Freeport-McMoRan Environmental Policy fellowship Tulane University, 1992-1994, Coca-Cola Faculty mentor Tulane University, 1995.


  • Gaddie, Ronald Keith was born on January 23, 1966 in Louisville. Son of James Ronald and Rita Harrod Gaddie.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in Political Science, Florida State University, 1987. Master of Arts in Political Science, University Georgia, 1989. Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science, University Georgia, 1993.


    • Programmer, analyst Electoral/Demographics, Athens, Georgia, 1987-1992. Postdoctoral fellow Tulane University, New Orleans, 1992-1994. Research professor Tulane School Public Health and Tropical Medicine, 1994-1996.

      Professor University Oklahoma, Norman, since 1996. Consultant to Mayor of New Orleans, 1994, Electoral/Demographics, Athens, since 1992.


    • Author: The Economic Realities of Political Reform, 1995, Regulating Wetlands Protections: Environmental Federalism and the States, 1999, Open Sea Congressional Elections, 2000. Author, editor: (serial book) The Almanac of Oklahoma Politics, 1998, 99. Editor: David Duke and the Politics of Race in the South, 1995.


    Denomination: Episcopalian


    Campaign manager Chuck Pardue for Congress, Augusta, Georgia, 1992. Volunteer Habitat for Humanity, New Orleans, 1993-1996. Organizer/donor representative The Charles Son of Bullock III Fellowship, University Georgia, since 1998.

    Member American Political Science Association, Southern Political Science Association, Southwestern Political Science Association, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Kappa Tau.



    Biking, writing, snorkling.


    • Married Kimberly Conrad, June 8, 1991. Children: Collin, Alec, Cassidy.
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    Born January 23, 1966
    (age 51)
    • 1987
      Florida State University
    • 1989
      University Georgia
    • 1993
      University Georgia
    • 1992 - 1994
      postdoctoral fellow, Tulane University
      New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
    • 1994 - 1996
      research professor, Tulane School Public Health and Tropical Medicine
    • 1996
      professor, University Oklahoma
      Norman, Oklahoma, United States