Donna Hoffman

Department of Political Science
Administrative Faculty - Department Head and Associate Professor of Political Science

Degrees

B.A., Phillips University; Ph.D., University of Oklahoma

Research Interests

Presidential-congressional relations; presidential rhetoric; realignment theory; social and political change in the American electorate; southern politics; art, politics and culture

Selected Publications

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.

Courses Taught

Introduction to American Politics, Modern Presidency, Campaigns & Elections, Legislative Politics

Office

Sabin 335b

Phone

319-273-5916

Fax

319-273-7108

Email

donna.hoffman@uni.edu