Hans J.G. Hassell


Hans J.G. Hassell an Associate Professor of Political Science at Florida State University. He received a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, San Diego in 2012 and a B.A. from Pomona College in 2007. His research focuses on political institutions and specifically on political parties and their role in electoral politics. His primary research area is the study of U.S. political parties and in particular, their role in electoral campaigns, candidate emergence, and primary elections. His work on parties and party elites is related to his efforts to understand the behaviors of political elites and the media and their influence on the general public. Lastly, he is also interested in questions of electoral accountability and how the contextual political environment and the actions of politicians shape political behavior.


Ph.D. UC-San Diego, 2012; M.A. UC-San Diego, 2010; BA Pomona College, 2007

Hans J.G. Hassell

Associate Professor

Specialization: Political Parties, Political Behavior, Campaigns and Elections

Areas of Interest: American Politics

Bellamy 558 (By Appointment)




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