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Dione S. Hillygus, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Duke Initiative on Survey Methodology

Dione S. Hillygus
Contact Info:
Office Location:  140 Science Drive, 203 Gross H, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
Email Address:  
Web Page:   http://sites.duke.edu/hillygus/

Teaching (Fall 2015):

    Gross Hall 105, Tu 03:05 PM-05:35 PM
Teaching (Spring 2016):

    Gross Hall 111, W 08:45 AM-11:15 AM

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

American Politics
Political Institutions
Behavior & Identities
Political Communication
Research Interests:

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   (More Publications)

  1. JB Holbein and DS Hillygus, Making Young Voters: The Impact of Preregistration on Youth Turnout, American Journal of Political Science (March, 2015), pp. n/a-n/a [doi] .
  2. 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 (January, 2015), pp. 92-112 [doi] .
  3. CD Johnston, DS Hillygus and BL Bartels, Ideology, the Affordable Care Act Ruling, and Supreme Court Legitimacy, Public Opinion Quarterly, vol. 78 no. 4 (December, 2014), pp. 963-973 [doi] .
  4. 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 (December, 2014), pp. 517-536 [doi] .
  5. Aldrich, J., B. Bishop, R. Hatch, D.S. Hillygus, and D. Rohde, Blame, Responsibility, and the Tea Party in the 2010 Midterm Elections, Political Behavior, vol. 36 no. 3 (September, 2014), pp. 471-491 [doi] .

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