Kevin den Dulk, Department Chair and Executive Director of the Henry Institute
Office: DeVos Center 261E
Kevin den Dulk earned his bachelor of arts degree in philosophy at Calvin College in 1992. After a brief stint in a corporate law firm, he completed his M.A. in political science at the University of Georgia (1995) and his Ph.D. at the University of Wisconsin at Madison (2001). In 2001, he took a position in the Department of Political Science at Grand Valley State University, and later added a joint appointment as Honors Faculty-in-Residence. He joined Calvin’s political science faculty as the Spoelhof Teacher-Scholar-in-Residence during the 2011-2012 academic year.
American politics, religion and politics cross-nationally, public law and courts, political theory
Gardening, travel, fly fishing, hiking, working on his money pit
Professor den Dulk has recently co-authored two books – Religion and Politics in America (4th ed., Westview) and A Disappearing God Gap? (Oxford) – the latter with several other members of Calvin’s political science faculty. He has also been instrumental in developing several co-curricular initiatives at GVSU, including a Religious Studies program and an academic institute for incoming Honors students. He is active in various community-based activities, including fostering better civic education in local schools.