Marguerite Archie-Hudson

Visiting Associate Professor

Address: JC Long, 9 Liberty Street, Room 207
Office Hours: By appointment only
Phone: 843.953.5724

Marguerite Archie-Hudson is a visiting assistant professor offering courses in Health Policy, Education Policy, Policymaking in State Legislatures and American Government. Prior to joining the Political Science Department faculty, Dr. Archie-Hudson served as a member of the California State Legislature representing the 48th Assembly District, Los Angeles.  She was Chair of the Assembly Committee on Higher Education that provides policy direction for California’s 135 publicly supported institutions of higher education.  She also served on the Committees on Judiciary, Utilities and Commerce, Finance and Insurance, Appropriations, Human Services, Labor and the Joint Legislative Audit Committee.

During her legislative tenure Dr. Archie-Hudson had 45 bills signed into law. Among her major legislative achievements is the creation of the California Science Center now considered a leader nationally in innovative science and education programs and selected by NASA in April 2011 as the permanent home of the Space Shuttle Endeavor when it retired after its last space mission. Following her tenure in the CA Legislature Dr. Archie-Hudson served four years as the President of Talladega College (AL).

Dr. Archie-Hudson earned her Ph.D at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), her Master’s Degree from Harvard University and her B.A. degree from Talladega College. Her major teaching interests are Public Policy and Public Administration at the state and federal levels.  


Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles
Ed.M., Harvard University
B.A., Talladega College
Field of Specialization: Public Policy, Public Administration