About The Politics Guys

The Politics Guys are Michael Baranowski, Jay Carson, Trey Orndorff, and Will Miller

Mike is a  political scientist with a Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky. His focus is American political institutions, public policy, and media. He spends most of his time indoctrinating students at Northern Kentucky University.


Jay is an attorney specializing in commercial litigation. He’s served as a legislative aide in the Ohio House of Representatives, a judicial staff attorney and magistrate in the Medina County Common Please Court, and a law clerk to the Honorable Alice M. Batchelder on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.


Harold “Trey” Orndorff is an associate professor of political science at Daytona State College. His research interests are presidential politics, communication and new media. In addition to his disciplinary research Trey also writes on teaching in higher education, specifically the impact of new technologies on student outcomes. You can read more about him and his research here.


Will is assistant vice president of campus adoption with Campus Labs. Previously, he served as Vice President of Institutional Analytics, Effectiveness, and Planning at Flagler College, where he also taught political science and public administration. Will writes regularly on emerging topics in higher education, including advancements in predictive analytics, assessment techniques, and pedagogy. You can read more about Will at www.willmillerphd.com.