Adolphus Belk Jr.

Adolphus Belk Jr. is a professor of political science at Winthrop University in South Carolina. He joined the university in 2003 and formerly served as the director of its African-American Studies program. Belk has taught courses on American government, black politics, public policy, and race and ethnic politics in the United States.

His research focuses on the prison-industrial complex and the politics of mass incarceration. His work has been published in The Journal of Race and Policy, where he also served as a guest editor in a special issue that examined how the 2008 presidential election affected race, racism, and policy in the U.S.

Professor of Political Science at Winthrop University

Location: Rock Hill, South Carolina

Areas of Expertise: American Government, Race & Ethnic Politics in the U.S., the Politics of Mass Incarceration, Public Policy

Contact Information:

E-mail: belka@winthrop.edu *or* email Julia Longshaw, news & media services manager, longshawj@winthrop.edu
Phone: (803) 323-4581
Twitter: @abjrphd