Duke University Political Science

    D. Sunshine Hillygus
  • D. Sunshine Hillygus

  • Associate Professor
  • Political Science
  • 203 Gross Hall
  • Campus Box 90204
  • Phone: (919) 660-4341
  • Office Hours: Tuesday 1:30-2:30, Thursday 11:30-12:30
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  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Overview

    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.
  • Specialties

    • American Politics
    • Political Institutions
    • Behavior & Identities
    • Methods
    • Political Communication
  • Research Description

    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.
  • Education

      • PhD,
      • Stanford University,
      • 2003
      • MA,
      • University of Arkansas,
      • 1998
      • BA,
      • University of Arkansas,
      • 1996
  • Recent Publications

      • Frankel, Laura and D.S. Hillygus.
      • "Niche Communication in Political Campaigns."
      • Oxford Handbook on Political Communication.
      • Ed. Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Kate Kenski.
      • Oxford University Press,
      • 2014.
      • Hillygus, D.S., N. Jackson, and M. Young.
      • "“Professional Respondents in Online Survey Panels,” Online Panel Research - A Data Quality Perspective.."
      • Online Panel Research - A Data Quality Perspective.
      • Ed. M.Callegaro, R. Baker, P. Lavrakas, J. Krosnick, J. Bethlehem, and A. Gritz.
      • Wiley,
      • 2014.
      • 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
      • (2013)
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      • Deng, Y., D.S. Hillygus, J. Reiter, and Y. Si..
      • "Handling Attrition in Longitudinal Studies: The Case for Refreshment Samples."
      • Statistical Science
      • 28
      • .2
      • (2013)
      • :
      • 238-256.
      • Frankel, Laura and D. Sunshine Hillygus.
      • "Panel Attrition and the Survey Experience."
      • Political Analysis
      • (2013)
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  • Postdoctoral Students

    • Scott Clifford
      • 2012 - 2014
    • Natalie Jackson
      • 2011 - 2012
    • Patrick Miller
      • 2010 - 2011
  • Teaching

    • POLSCI 704.01
      • MEASURING PUBLIC OPINION
      • Gross Hall 105
      • W 10:05 AM-12:05 PM
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