Professor Hansen's (Loyola University Chicago) research focuses on legislative politics and representation. He has written about the occupational backgrounds of lawmakers, constituency representation, policy diffusion, and the relationship between education and voting. His work has appeared in the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Politics, and Political Behavior. He teaches courses on U.S. political institutions and research methods.
This is an academic research talk intended for Notre Dame faculty, staff, and grad students. This event will not be open to the public.