Administrative Faculty - Department Head and Associate Professor of Political Science
B.A., Phillips University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma
Presidential-congressional relations; presidential rhetoric; realignment theory; social and political change in the American electorate; southern politics; art, politics and culture
Donna R. Hoffman and Alison D. Howard. 2012. Obama in Words and Deeds. Social Science Quarterly, 93 (December): 1316-1337.
Alison D. Howard and Donna R. Hoffman. 2011. Talking to Millennials: Policy Rhetoric and Rhetorical Narratives in the 2008 Presidential Campaign. In Mitchell S. McKinney and Mary Christine Banwart, eds. Communication in the 2008 U.S. Elections: Digital Natives Elect a President. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.
Donna R. Hoffman. 2009. Representation and the Rules of the Game: An Electoral Simulation. PS: Political Science and Politics 42 (July):531-535.
Donna R. Hoffman and Alison D. Howard. 2007. Representations of 9-11 in Editorial Cartoons. PS: Political Science and Politics 40 (April): 271-74.
Alison D. Howard and Donna R. Hoffman. 2007. Policy Making Rhetoric and Youth Issues in the 2004 Presidential Campaign. American Behavioral Scientist 50 (May): 1264-72 .
Donna R. Hoffman and Alison D. Howard. 2006. Addressing the State of the Union: The Evolution and Impact of the President’s Big Speech. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner Publishers.
Charles S. Bullock, III, Donna R. Hoffman, and Ronald Keith Gaddie. 2006. Regional Variations in the Realignment of American Politics, 1944-2004. Social Science Quarterly 87 (September): 494-518.
Charles S. Bullock, III, Donna R. Hoffman, and Ronald Keith Gaddie. 2005. The Consolidation of the White Southern Congressional Vote. Political Research Quarterly 58 (June): 231-243.
Ronald Keith Gaddie and Donna R. Hoffman. 2001. Critical Events in Contemporary Southern Politics: Dynamic Growth and Partisan Percolations. In John C. Kuzenski, Laurence W. Moreland, and Robert P. Steed, eds. Eye of the Storm: The South and Congress in an Era of Change. Westport, CT: Praeger.
Introduction to American Politics, Modern Presidency, Campaigns & Elections, Legislative Politics