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ABOUT Dr. Hutchings
Dr. Hutchings is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Michigan and a Research Professor at the Institute for Social Research. He received his Ph.D. in 1997 from the University of California, Los Angeles. Professor Hutchings teaches courses in African American politics, public opinion & voting behavior, and Congress. His research interests focus on the circumstances under which citizens are attentive to political matters and engage in issue voting.
His research also examines the ways in which political campaigns and the media frame information about racial issues in order to activate and make politically relevant the voters’ racial attitudes. His work has appeared in the American Sociological Review, the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Politics, Political Communication, Public Opinion Quarterly, Journal of Communication and Legislative Studies Quarterly.
He is currently the Principal Investigator for the American National Election Study at the University of Michigan, along with fellow Principal Investigators, Simon Jackman and Gary Segura, at Stanford University.
Among his publications:
● “Cues That Matter: How Political Ads Prime Racial Attitudes During Campaigns,”American Political Science Review, 96(1): 75-90. 2002. With Nicholas Valentinoand Ismail White.
● “Congressional Representation of Black Interests: Recognizing the Importance of Stability.” Forthcoming at the Journal of Politics. With Harwood McClerking andGuy-Uriel Charles.
● “Political Context, Issue Salience, and Selective Attentiveness: Constituent Knowledge ofthe Clarence Thomas Confirmation Vote.” The Journal of Politics63(3):846-868.
● “Perceptions of Racial Group Competition: Extending Blumer’s Theory of Group Position to aMultiracial Social Context,” with Lawrence Bobo. American SociologicalReview 61:951-72.
● “Issue Salience and Support for Civil Rights Legislation Among SouthernDemocrats.” Legislative Studies Quarterly. 23(4):521-544 1998.
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