Danny Hayes

Danny Hayes
Title:
Professor of Political Science
Office:
Monroe Hall 466
Phone:
202-994-4344
Email:
[email protected]
Website:
www.dannyhayes.org

Areas of Expertise

Media, public opinion, elections, women and politics

Professor Hayes’ research focuses on the media, public opinion, and elections. He is an author of three books, all published by Cambridge University Press: News Hole: The Demise of Local Journalism and Political Engagement (2021); Women on the Run: Media, Gender, and Political Campaigns in a Polarized Era (2016); and Influence from Abroad: Foreign Voices, the Media, and U.S. Public Opinion (2013). His work has been supported by the National Science Foundation and has appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Political Behavior, and numerous other academic journals. He has also served as an editor and contributor for The Monkey Cage, a politics and political science blog at the Washington Post. He was the recipient of the 2018 Kenny Prize for Innovation in Teaching of Introductory Courses, and three times has been named George Washington University’s best professor by the student newspaper, The Hatchet.

Education

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2006

M.A. in Government, University of Texas at Austin, 2004

Bachelor of Journalism, University of Texas at Austin, 1998

CV (PDF)

Publications

2022. "The Contingent Effects of Sexism in Primary Elections." Political Research Quarterly, forthcoming. (with Jennifer L. Lawless)

2021. News Hole: The Demise of Local Journalism and Political Engagement. New York: Cambridge University Press. (with Jennifer L. Lawless)

2019. “How Messages about Gender Bias Can Both Help and Hurt Women’s Representation.” American Politics Research 47(3): 601-627. (with Deborah Jordan Brooks)

2018. “The Decline of Local News and Its Effects: New Evidence from Longitudinal Data.” Journal of Politics 80(1): 332-336. (with Jennifer L. Lawless) 

2016. Women on the Run: Gender, Media, and Political Campaigns in a Polarized Era. New York: Cambridge University Press. (with Jennifer L. Lawless)

Classes Taught

PSC 1002 - Introduction to American Politics and Government

PSC 2223 - Campaigns and Elections

PSC 2229 - Media and Politics

PSC 3192W - Local News and American Democracy