Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Professor, School of Politics and Global Studies
Patrick J. Kenney is the dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences and a Foundation professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies. Patrick Kenney came to ASU in 1986 and received his BA, MAPA, and PhD from the University of Iowa. Professor Kenney has authored and co-authored articles in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, the Journal of Politics and several other journals. He has co-authored three books with Kim Fridkin, The Spectacle of U.S. Senate Campaigns (Princeton Press, 1999), No-Holds Barred: Negativity in U.S. Senate Campaigns (Prentice Hall, 2004) and The Changing Face of Representation (University of Michigan Press, 2014). He has received funding from the National Science Foundation. His research areas are in campaigns, elections, and voting behavior.