Andrew Kirkpatrick - Directory - Christopher Newport University


Andrew B. Kirkpatrick

Honors Program - Department of Political Science - Center for Sustainability in Education

Andrew Kirkpatrick

Associate Professor
Department Chair

McMurran Hall 361A
(757) 594-7269


  • Ph D in Political Science, Emory University
  • MA in International Relations, Baylor University
  • BA in Political Science, Tulane University


Environmental Politics, International Organizations, European Politics, Comparative Politics, International Relations


International environmental cooperation, Compliance with international agreements, Politics of resource use, International organizations, Political parties


Dr. Kirkpatrick is Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Political Science. He was the director of CNU's interdisciplinary Environmental Studies program from 2013-2022. He holds a PhD in political science from Emory University.

Selected Accomplishments

  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2023). Seeing is Believing: The Role of Place in Mitigating Partisan Attitudes Towards the Environment. State and Local Government Review. Volume, 56. Issue, 1. Pages, 42-59.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2020). Group Threat at the Ground Level: support for ethnically-radical parties in the Northern Ireland Assembly. Political Research Quarterly. Volume, 73. Issue, 3. Pages, 556-567.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2020). Examining the Impact of Institutions on Common-Pool Resource Problems: the EU and its Common Fisheries Policy. Journal of European Integration. Volume, 42. Issue, 2. Pages, 247-262.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2018). After the Resource Curse: Nauru and the future of the Rentier State. International Studies Perspectives. Volume, 19. Issue, 2. Pages, 188-197.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2017). Zero-Sum of All Fears: Intergroup Threat, Contact, and Voting Behavior in Northern Ireland. European Political Science Review. Volume, 9. Issue, 1. Pages, 51-71.
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