Gene Rainey, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Political Science

Dr. Gene Rainey was a skilled, dedicated, and respected teacher, scholar, and public servant throughout his 33-year tenure at UNC Asheville. He was a leader both in the Political Science department and in the community: serving as Department Chair for four terms and as Chair of the Buncombe County Commission for two terms. He retired from UNC Asheville in 2012.