David Hill

Associate Professor and
Chair of Political Science

David Hill joined the faculty in 2007 after teaching at Valdosta State University in Georgia and Bridgewater State College in Massachusetts. He has published articles in American Politics Research, Electoral Studies, State and Local Government Review, State Politics and Policy Quarterly, American Review of Politics, and Politics and Policy. He is also the author of American Voter Turnout: An Institutional Perspective (Westview Press), a text exploring the impact of governmental and electoral institutional arrangements on turnout in American elections.


  • Ph.D., political science, University of Florida
  • M.A., political science, University of Florida
  • B.A., political science, Stetson University

Course Topics

  • American National Government
  • Voters, Campaigns and Elections
  • Political Analysis
  • First-Year Seminar: Voice of the People
  • Congress
  • Political Parties and Representation
  • Senior Research

Research Interests

  • Political behavior, with a specific interest in the interaction between institutions and political participation

David Hill

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