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John Kuzenski

Teaching Assistant Professor

Nelson Hall 3131



J.D. with Honors, , University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill (2005)
Ph.D., , University of Georgia (1993)

Department and Affiliations

Department of Management, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship

Area(s) of Expertise

Common Law Doctrine and Public Policy; Business, Government and Regulation; Constitutional Law; Alternative Dispute Resolution; Nonprofit Organizations

John C. Kuzenski joined the faculty of Poole College of Management in 2015, after spending most of the prior 25 years in higher education on the faculties of Vanderbilt University, Louisiana State University, The Citadel and North Carolina Central University. From 2003 to 2013, he served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the NC State Department of Political Science, and also brings management experience as a Divisional Assistant Director from the NC Department of Revenue to his current appointment. Professor Kuzenski is admitted to the Bars of North Carolina and the District of Columbia, in addition to federal admissions to all district courts in North Carolina, U.S. Courts of Appeals for the Fourth, Fifth and D.C. Circuits, and the Supreme Court of the United States. Since 2008, he has been General Counsel for Pi Sigma Alpha, The National Political Science Honor Society (Washington, DC), and has served as consulting counsel for a number of other national honor society organizations. He has created, served as CEO or on the Board of and/or volunteered legal services for a number of Triangle-area and national nonprofit organizations as well, mostly in the educational and animal welfare sectors.

Research Publications

  • Kuzenski, John C. 2009. “Dilemmas of Redistricting in a Partial-Coverage VRA State: An Empirical Reconsideration of the North Carolina Supreme Court’s Stephenson Opinion.” 15 Widener L. Rev. 197 (Fall 2009).
  • Kuzenski, John C. 2008. “The Paving Principle of Good Intentions? Calls for Reform of the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act and the Private Game Theory Equilibrium Opposing Them.” 30 N.C .Cent. L. Rev. 168 (Fall 2008).
  • Kuzenski, John C. 2007. “Making Room at the Table: The Public Policy Dangers of Over-Reliance on Black-Letter Contract Terms in State Common Interest Community Law.” 7 Appalachian J.L. 35 (Winter 2007).