Michael Hoffman

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Regular Faculty - Assistant Professor


Comparative Politics


Ph.D., Princeton University

Research and Teaching Interests

Comparative Politics, Religion and Politics, Middle Eastern Politics, Political Behavior.


Michael Hoffman is a comparativist who works on religion and politics, primarily in the Middle East. His current book project examines the relationship between communal religious practice and attitudes towards democracy. His work has been published or is forthcoming in Journal of PoliticsBritish Journal of Political Science, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Democratization, Middle East Law and Governance, and elsewhere. He has been the recipient of a fellowship from the National Science Foundation.

Office Hours

Tuesdays and Wednesdays 10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Contact Information

Office: 2083 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
Phone: 574-631-7679
Email: mhoffma5@nd.edu

Mailing Address

Department of Political Science
2060 Jenkins Nanovic Halls
Notre Dame, IN 46556


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