Teacher, Scholar, Leader
Kirk R. Emmert P'80,'86,'93,'97, Harry M. Clor Professor of Political Science
Year he came to Kenyon: 1978
Areas of expertise: The presidency, Constitutional law, statesmanship, Winston Churchill, Theodore Roosevelt
Teaching: Courses on the American presidency, the Supreme Court, Constitutional law, American political thought, education policy—and, of course, “Quest for Justice”
Contributions to Gambier: Emmert is serving a second term as the mayor of Gambier. He and his wife, Elizabeth, have organized the popular Gambier Crafts Sale, which has been in existence more than forty years.
Before Kenyon: Emmert was a member of the White House staff of Gerald Ford and a member of the faculty at Bowdoin College.