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Department of Political Science


Matthew Fryman

Title: Graduate Student
American Politics & Public Administration/Policy
Department: Department of Political Science
Department of Political Science
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Matthew Fryman (Matt) is a Ph.D. student in Political Science at the University of South Carolina (USC). He studies political-military relations and civil-military relations. His main topic of interest is the relationship between political polarization and military accessions. Before coming to USC, he spent 30 years in the U.S. Army, retiring in 2020 as a Colonel. He holds a B.S. in Education from The Citadel, a M.S. in International Relations, and a Master of Strategic Studies from the U.S. Army War College. 

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