Todd Kent


Dean of Faculty

Email: todd.kent@utah.edu
Office Location: U805

Todd Kent, Ph.D. is a former Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs and member of the political science faculty at Texas A&M University at Qatar (TAMUQ).  In addition to teaching political science at TAMUQ, he worked with the faculty to improve teaching and learning on the campus and provided strategic direction and oversight for all academic services, student affairs, study abroad and admissions in an international setting.  His academic research interests include presidential foreign policy decision-making, political risk-taking and the relationship between religion and international relations.  While in Qatar, Todd was a regular political commentator on Al Jazeera English.  Todd has an extensive background in public opinion research and political consulting. Todd received his BS in Accounting from Utah State University and his Ph.D. in Political Science from Texas A&M University.