Loyola University Chicago

Department of Political Science

Faculty Profile

Eric Hansen

Title/s:  Associate Professor
Graduate Program Director for Political Science

Specialty Area: American Politics

Office #:  Coffey Hall 325

Phone: 773.508.3053

Email: ehansen4@luc.edu

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


Professor Hansen's research focuses on legislative politics and representation. He has written about the occupational backgrounds of lawmakers, constituency representation, policy diffusion, and the relationship between education and voting. His work has appeared in the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Politics, and Political Behavior. He teaches courses on U.S. political institutions and research methods.



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