Dolly Jenkins-Mullen, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Political Science

Dr. Dolly Jenkins-Mullen was Associate Professor in Political Science. Her teaching and research interests included American Government, Women and Politics, Politics of Social Welfare, Legislative Politics and State and Local Government. She led the Political Science internship class and the Senior Colloquium. She has been an active participant in university and Asheville city diversity efforts.


  • PhD in Political Science, Atlanta University
  • MA in Political Science, Atlanta University
  • BA in Political Science, Morgan State University, Baltimore

Courses Taught

  • POLS 220: American Political Behavior
  • POLS 325: Urban Politics
  • POLS 326: The Legislative Process
  • POLS 348: Women in Politics
  • POLS 353: Politics and Social Welfare Policy
  • POLS 358: State and Local Government
  • POLS 400: IL:Internship
  • POLS 460: Senior Colloquium