Loyola University Chicago

Department of Political Science


Eric Hansen

Title/s:  Assistant Professor

Specialty Area: American Politics

Office #:  Coffey Hall 326B

Phone: 773-508-3053


CV Link: Hansen CV

External Webpage: http://ehansen4.sites.luc.edu


Professor Hansen’s research and teaching interests include legislative politics, interest groups, state-level institutions, and representation in the U.S. His research falls at the intersection of institutions and behavior, and focuses on how Americans’ beliefs and interests translate into government action through public opinion, elections, lobbying, and descriptive representation. His work has appeared in the American Political Science Review and the Journal of Politics.



Ph.D. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2017