George Hawley

Dr. George Hawley

Associate Professor


  • PhD, University of Houston, 2012
  • BA, Central Washington University, 2006

Research Areas

  • American Politics


Office Hours:

Tuesdays and Thursdays 10am-11am

Research Interests

  • Electoral Behavior
  • Elections
  • Migration and Politics

Teaching Interests

  • Research Methods, Political Parties and Elections

Selected Publications

  • George Hawley. 2013. Voting and Migration Patterns in the U.S. New York: Routledge Press
  • George Hawley. 2013. “Local Political Context and Polarization in the Electorate: Evidence from the 2004 Presidential Election.” American Review of Politics. 34(1)
  • George Hawley and Iñaki Sagarzazu. 2012. “Where Did the Votes Go? Reassessing American Party Realignments via Vote Transfers between Major Parties from 1860 to  2008.” Electoral Studies. 31(4).
  • George Hawley. 2012. “Home Affordability, Female Marriage Rates, and Vote Choice in the 2000 Presidential Election: Evidence from U.S. Counties.” Party Politics. 18(5)
  •  George Hawley. 2011. “Political Threat and Immigration: Party Identification, Demographic  Context, and Immigration Policy Preferences.” Social Science Quarterly. 91(2)