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Dr. Kurt Corbello
Associate Professor of Political Science, SLU

Dr. Corbello has taught at Southeastern since 1987. He was the co-founder and director of the Southeastern Poll from 1991 - 2011. Corbello is the author of numerous publications, including 35 editions of "Tracking Louisiana Opinions." His research has focused on the political attitudes and behavior of the Louisiana electorate. Among the numerous courses Dr. Corbello has taught include American Politics, Louisiana Politics, American Foreign Policy, The Louisiana Legislature in Session, and Environmental Politics. He has been the director of the Southeastern - Salzburg (Austria) International Summer School since 2004. He is currently President of Corbello Opinion Research, Inc.

Current Topic


03/15 - Cancer in Louisiana

Why is Louisiana’s cancer death rate so much higher than the rest of America?

Special Presentation


Breaking Away:  A Louisiana Public Square Special Presentation

Would the breakaway City of St. George quash Baton Rouge’s school desegregation progress?

Coming Soon!


04/15 - Back on Track: Louisiana Graduates

What help is available for Louisiana students who have dropped out of school?

Recent Topics


02/15 - Dollars per Barrel: Oil Prices & Louisiana

Who are the winners and losers in Louisiana from the drop in prices?


01/15 - Louisiana After Ferguson

Who is policing the police in Louisiana?


12/14 - Decoding Common Core (Encore Presentation)

What do Louisiana educators, parents and students think about Common Core?


11/14 - Destination: Graduation

How is Louisiana addressing its dropout problem?

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