Kyle Hudson is a North Carolina native who grew up in Stanly, Edgecombe, Nash, and Pitt counties. He has been a member of the Department of Humanities at NCSSM since 2004 where he has taught a wide variety of courses including American Studies, Writing and American Studies, Western European Cultural Studies, Asian Studies, and International Relations. He has also taught special courses linked to the U.S. presidential elections of 2012 and 2016. He has co-sponsored Mini-Term trips to Greece and China and has designed Mini-Term courses on a variety of topics including Constitutional Law, the Civil War, and Classic Gangster Films. Kyle has taught in the Summer Bridge Program and has assisted in hosting visiting delegations of students and teachers from China and is also an avid sponsor of student clubs and student seminars. He has served as a member of the Faculty Senate, the School Improvement Group, the Scholarship Committee, the Academic Technology Committee, and the Advising Steering Committee. Before coming to NCSSM, Kyle served as a Visiting Assistant Professor of Public Policy at Duke University from 1997-2001. He earned a bachelor’s in history from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, master’s and doctorate degrees in politics from Princeton University, and a juris doctorate from Harvard Law School.