Benjamin Woodson

Assistant Professor

Office: 304B Manheim Hall
Ph: 816-235-2792


Dr. Benjamin Woodson joined UMKC in 2013. His research interests concentrate on examining public support for judicial institutions. More specifically, he examines the determinants of public support for courts and how courts can use that public support to affect the political world.


Pol-Sci 210: Introduction to American Politics
Pol-Sci 348: Constitutional Law: The Federal System
Pol-Sci 349: Constitutional Law: Civil Liberties

Academic Credentials

Ph.D. Stony Brook University, 2013
B.A., Indiana University, 2006