Department of Political Science
2115 G St. NW, Monroe Hall 440
Washington, DC 20052

Phone: (202) 994-6290
Fax: (202) 994-1974

Danny Hayes

Danny Hayes

Title — Assistant Professor of Political Science

Office — Monroe 471

Office Hours — Tuesday/Thursday 10:30am-12:00pm

Phone — (202) 994-4344

E-mail —

Areas of Expertise —

American politics, political behavior, media and politics


Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, 2006

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Professor Hayes' research focuses on political communication and political behavior in American politics. A former journalist, he is interested in how information from the media and other political actors influences citizens’ attitudes during public policy debates and election campaigns. He is the co-author of Influence from Abroad: Foreign Voices, the Media, and U.S. Public Opinion (Cambridge University Press, 2013). His work has been supported by the National Science Foundation and has also appeared in the American Journal of Political Science, Political Research Quarterly, Political Behavior, and Political Communication, among other outlets. He contributes to the Washington Post's Wonkblog.