Dr. Kerwin Swint

Kerwin Swint, Ph.D.

Dr. Kerwin Swint is an author, speaker, and professor of politics at Kennesaw State University in Atlanta. Specializing in Campaigns and Elections and Mass Media, he or his work has appeared in a number of national and international media, including CNN, FOX News, the BBC, the ABC program The View, The Wall Street Journal, The Los Angeles Times, NPR, The Toronto Star, The Daily Mail (UK), National Journal, Mental Floss, Publisher’s Weekly, Salon, Slate, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and numerous other media.

He is the author of: The King Whisperers: Power Behind the Throne from Rasputin to RoveMudslingers: The Twenty-Five Dirtiest Political Campaigns of All TimeDark Genius: The Influential Career of Legendary Political Operative and Fox News Founder Roger Ailes; and Political Consultants And Negative Campaigning: The Secrets Of The Pros.


symposium on democracy 2020

Lunchtime Keynote: Surviving the Era of ‘Gotcha’ Politics: The Past and Future of Civil Discourse in America

February 19, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Kerwin Swint, Ph.D., is the Interim Dean for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and Professor of Political Science at Kennesaw State University. He is the author of “Mudslingers:…