Dr. William Hicks

Website: http://www.wdhicks.com

Areas of Expertise & Interest:

  • Legislative development, organization, & behavior 
  • Representation 
  • Direct democracy, electoral institutions, & electoral rules 
  • Quantitative methods for hierarchical, longitudinal, or otherwise clustered data


  • Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Florida 
  • M.A. in Political Science, Florida Atlantic University 
  • B.A. in Political Science, University of Montana

Courses Taught:

  • Graduate courses 
    • Methods & Statistics 
    • Practical Research Skills 
    • Scope & Methods 
  • Undergraduate courses
    • Introduction to American Government & Politics 
    • State & Local Government 
    • Public Opinion


Dr. Hicks’ recent publications have appeared in refereed journals such as Political Research Quarterly, American Politics Research, and State Politics & Policy Quarterly.

Title: Assistant Professor of Political Science
Department: Department of Government and Justice Studies

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-6031

Office address
351E Anne Belk Hall


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