Mr. Durham is originally from Wilson, NC, and graduated from Barton College in Wilson, with a B.S. in Political Science. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he completed his M.A. in Political Science, and finished up ABD. His area of concentration in graduate school was political theory. Currently, he teaches American Government and State and Local Government, and has research interests in electoral politics, media studies, and state policymaking.