kuchinskyDr. Michael Kuchinsky

Associate Professor of Political Science

Specializations: International Studies, Conflict and Peace-building, ethics in international relations 

(704) 406-3806



Education: Ph.D. University of South Carolina; M.A. University of Richmond; M.Div. Lutheran School of Theology at Chicago; B.A. Wittenberg University


Professor Kuchinsky teaches political science from a global perspective. Founder and advisor for Gardner-Webb’s Model NATO and Model Arab League programs, he teaches courses on African Politics, Middle East Politics, Asian Politics, International Relations, and Global Understanding.


Selected Publications by Dr. Kuchinsky


Religion and Social Capacity in Namibia (forthcoming- Edwin Mellon Press)


“Church-based Micro-development: A Case Study of Namibia and Metro-DC Synod,” International Journal of Social Science and Humanities Vol. 2, No. 2, 2012.


“An Ethical Enigma: Another Look at Kurt Waldheim” in Kent J. Kille, ed., The UN Secretary and Moral Authority (Georgetown University Press, 2009).


Curriculum Vitae