D. Sunshine Hillygus, Professor of Political Science and Sanford School of Public Policy and Director of the Duke Initiative on Survey Methodology
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- Ph.D., Stanford University, 2003
- M.A., Stanford University, 2000
- M.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1998
- B.A., University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 1996
Behavior & Identities
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Professor Hillygus has published widely on the topics of American political behavior, campaigns and elections, survey methods, public opinion, and information technology and politics. She is co-author of The Persuadable Voter: Wedge Issues in Political Campaigns (Princeton University Press, 2008) and The Hard Count: The Social and Political Challenges of the 2000 Census (Russell Sage Foundation, 2006). From 2003-2009, she taught at Harvard University, where she was the
Frederick S. Danziger Associate Professor of Government and founding director of the Program on Survey Research.
- Recent Publications
- JB Holbein and DS Hillygus, Making Young Voters: The Impact of Preregistration on Youth Turnout,
American Journal of Political Science, vol. 60 no. 2
pp. 364-382 [repository], [doi] .
- Y Si, JP Reiter and DS Hillygus, Semi-parametric Selection Models for Potentially Non-ignorable Attrition in Panel Studies with Refreshment Samples,
Political Analysis, vol. 23 no. 1
pp. 92-112 [doi] .
- CD Johnston, DS Hillygus and BL Bartels, Ideology, the Affordable Care Act Ruling, and Supreme Court Legitimacy,
Public Opinion Quarterly, vol. 78 no. 4
pp. 963-973 [doi] .
- DS Hillygus and SA Treul, Assessing strategic voting in the 2008 US presidential primaries: the role of electoral context, institutional rules, and negative votes,
Public Choice, vol. 161 no. 3-4
pp. 517-536 [doi] .
- JH Aldrich, BH Bishop, RS Hatch, SD Hillygus and DW Rohde, Blame, Responsibility, and the Tea Party in the 2010 Midterm Elections,
Political Behavior, vol. 36 no. 3
pp. 471-491 [doi] .