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Tamelyn Tucker-Worgs

Tamelyn Tucker-Worgs

Associate Professor of Political Science and African American Studies, Chair of the Department

Tel: 301-696-3686
Office: Rosenstock Hall


  • Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park
  • M.A., University of Maryland, College Park
  • B.A., Hampton University


Tamelyn Tucker-Worgs specializes in American politics, race and politics, African American religion, public policy, gender and politics, and urban politics. Her work is interdisciplinary and her courses include the Politics of the Black Church, Black Theology, African American Politics, and Women and Politics. Her current research focuses on the black megachurch phenomenon and faith-based community development. Her publications focus on the black church and politics, megachurch-based community development and black women's contemporary political activism.