Education1969 Pennsylvania State University, BA
1972 Washington University, MA
1975 Washington University, Ph.D.
Courses TaughtIntroduction to Government and World Affairs
The Urban World
American National Government
Public Policy Analysis
Urban Politics and Policy
History and Politics of Tampa
Career SpecialtiesDr. Kerstein specializes in urban politics, public policy analysis and American national government.
Professional and Community Activities:Dr. Kerstein has focused his interests locally and has written
extensively on political science and history issues in the Tampa Bay
area. He is the author of studies on urban public policy, election law
reforms and growth politics and policy in Tampa and Hillsborough
County. His book, Politics and Growth in Twentieth-Century Tampa, was published in June 2001 by the University Press of Florida.