Dr. Brian T. Hamel
Ph.D.: University of California, Los Angeles
Office: 217 Stubbs hall
Area of Interest
Dr. Brian Hamel studies American politics with a focus on distributive politics, public policy, elections, and political behavior.
Hamel, Brian T., and Bryan Wilcox-Archuleta. Forthcoming. "Black Workers in White Places: Daytime Racial Diversity and White Public Opinion." Journal of Politics.
Asquer, Raffaele, Miriam A. Golden, and Brian T. Hamel. 2020. "Corruption, Party Leaders, and Candidate Selection: Evidence from Italy." Legislative Studies Quarterly 45 (2): 291-395.
Atkeson, Lonna Rae, and Brian T. Hamel. 2020. "Fit for the Job: Candidate Qualifications and Vote Choice in Low Information Elections." Political Behavior 42 (1): 59-82.
Henderson, John A., Brian T. Hamel, and Aaron M. Goldzimer. 2018. "Gerrymandering Incumbency: Does Nonpartisan Redistricting Increase Elected Competition?" Journal of Politics 80 (3): 1011-1016.
Panagopoulas, Costas, Jan E. Leighley, and Brian T. Hamel. 2017. "Are Voters Mobilized by a 'Friend-and-Neighbor' on the Ballot? Evidence from a Field Experiment." Political Behavior 39 (4): 865-885.
POLI 2051 American Politics
POLI 4035 The Legislative Process
Brian T. Hamel (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2021) studies American politics with a focus on distributive politics, public policy, elections, and political behavior. Current projects explore electoral reform and voter turnout, policy voting in the New Deal era, inequalities in city service delivery, and the politics of local education spending. His research has been published in the Journal of Politics, Political Behavior, and Legislative Studies Quarterly, among other outlets, and covered in The New York Times.