Dr. DON HAIDER-MARKEL


Dr. Haider-Markel
  • Professor
  • Professor
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Political Science

Contact Info

Blake Hall 515
Lawrence
1541Lilac Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045

Biography

Don Haider-Markel is Professor of political science at the University of Kansas. His research and teaching is focused on the representation of group interests in politics and policy, and the dynamics between public opinion, political behavior, and public policy. He has more than 25 years of experience in survey research, interviews, and in policy studies. He has authored or co-authored more than 80 refereed articles, over a dozen book chapters, and several books in a range of issue areas, including civil rights, race and inequality, religion and the culture wars, criminal justice policy, terrorism and counterterrorism, and environmental policy. His articles have appeared many journals, including The Journal of Politics, Public Opinion Quarterly, Political Psychology, Legislative Studies Quarterly, Political Research Quarterly, American Politics Quarterly, State Politics and Policy Quarterly, Policy Studies Journal, Social Science Quarterly, and the Journal of Public Administration Research and Theory. His books include The Remarkable Rise of Transgender Rights (University of Michigan Press), Out and Running: Gay and Lesbian Candidates, Elections, and Policy Representation (Georgetown University Press) Transgender Rights and Politics: Groups, Issue Framing, and Policy Adoption (University of Michigan Press), The Oxford Handbook of State and Local Government (Oxford University Press), and Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship (University of Chicago Press). He has been recipient or co-recipient of grants from the EPA STAR program, the National Science Foundation, and the American Psychological Foundation. He is the recipient of a number of University-wide teaching awards. In 2013 was awarded a University Scholarly Achievement Award and in 2019 he was awarded the Higuchi Research Award, the Balfour S. Jeffrey Award in the Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Kansas.

Education

Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Research

Don Haider-Markel is Professor of political science at the University of Kansas. His research and teaching is focused on the representation of group interests in politics and policy. He has more than 25 years of experience in survey research, interviews, and in policy studies. He has authored or co-authored more than 80 refereed articles, over two dozen book chapters, and several books in a range of issue areas, including civil rights, race and inequality, religion and the culture wars, criminal justice policy, political extremism, and environmental policy. His books include The Oxford Encyopedia of LGBT Politics and Policy (Oxford), The Remarkable Rise of Transgender Rights (Michigan), Out and Running: Gay and Lesbian Candidates, Elections, and Policy Representation (Georgetown) Transgender Rights and Politics: Groups, Issue Framing, and Policy Adoption (Michigan), The Oxford Handbook of State and Local Government (Oxford), and Pulled Over: How Police Stops Define Race and Citizenship (Chicago). He has been recipient or co-recipient of grants from the EPA STAR program, the National Science Foundation, and the American Psychological Foundation. He is the recipient of a number of University-wide teaching awards. In 2013 was awarded a University Scholarly Achievement Award and in 2019 he was awarded a Higuchi Research Award, the Balfour S. Jeffrey Award in the Humanities and Social Sciences, at the University of Kansas.

Teaching

Public policy, American politics, public opinion, civil rights, criminal justice, and counterterrorism

Teaching interests:

  • Public policy
  • American politics
  • public opinion
  • civil rights
  • criminal justice
  • counterterrorism
  • political extremism

Selected Publications

Haider-Markel, D., Bright, C., Sylvester, S. (2022). Staying in Class: Representative Bureaucracy and Student Praise and Punishment. Journal of Policy Studies - Issue 5 | Volume 37. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.52372/jps37203.
Tatalovich, R., Haider-Markel, D. (2022). Voting on gun rights: Mapping the electoral scope of the pro‐gun constituency in America. Social Science Quarterly. https://doi.org/10.1111/SSQU.13192.
Lewis, D., Flores, A., Haider-Markel, D., Miller, P., Taylor, J. (2022). Transitioning Opinion?. Public Opinion Quarterly - Issue 2 | Volume 86. https://doi.org/10.1093/POQ/NFAC014.
Vegter, A., Haider-Markel, D. (2022). HAIDER-MARKEL, DON. Religion and Gun Purchasing amid a Pandemic, Civil Unrest, and an Election. 'An Epidemic on my People': Religion in the age of COVID19. Temple University Press.
Vegter, A., Haider-Markel, D. (2022). Gun Ownership, Threat, and Gun Attitudes in an Experiment. Sociological Perspectives - Issue 1 | Volume 65. https://doi.org/10.1177/07311214211021126.
Keiser, L., Haider-Markel, D., Darolia, R. (2021). Race, representation, and policy attitudes in U.S. public schools. Policy Studies Journal. https://doi.org/10.1111/PSJ.12443.
Haider-Markel, D. (2021). HAIDER-MARKEL, DON. The Oxford Encyclopedia of LGBT Politics and Policy: . Oxford Univ Pr. [9780190677923].
Haider-Markel, D. (2021). LGBTQ Policy and Fragmented Federalism in the U.S. State and Local Government Review - Issue 4 | Volume 52. https://doi.org/10.1177/0160323X21990839.
Haider-Markel, D. (2021). Antidiscrimination Interventions, Political Ads on Transgender Rights, and Public Opinion: Results from Two Survey Experiments on Adults in the United States. Frontiers in Psychology - Volume 12. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.729322.
Haider-Markel, D. (2020). Old and New Data Sources and Methods for Interest Group Research. Interest Groups & Advocacy - Issue 3 | Volume 9. https://doi.org/10.1057/s41309-020-00102-z.
Haider-Markel, D., Gauding, P., Flores, A., Lewis, D., Miller, P., Tadlock, B., Taylor, J. (2020). LGBTQ State Legislative Candidates in an Era of Backlash. PS - Political Science and Politics - Issue 3 | Volume 53. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1049096520000372.
Haider-Markel, D. (2019). HAIDER-MARKEL, DON. Legislating Morality in America: Debating the Morality of Controversial U.s. Laws and Policies. Abc-Clio Inc. [9781440849701].
Haider-Markel, D., Lewis, D., Taylor, J. (2018). HAIDER-MARKEL, DON. The Remarkable Rise of Transgender Rights: . Univ of Michigan Pr. [9780472074013].
Haider-Markel, D. (2017). Special Issue: Gun Politics. Social Science Quarterly - Issue 2 | Volume 98. https://doi.org/10.1111/ssqu.12332.
Haider-Markel, D. (2016). HAIDER-MARKEL, DON. LGBT Politics in The United States. Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science.
Haider-Markel, D. (2014). HAIDER-MARKEL, DON. What's in a Name? Transgender Policy in Latin Countries: A Comparative Perspective. Transgender Rights and Politics: Groups, Issue Framing, and Policy Adoption. University of Michigan Press.
Haider-Markel, D. (2013). Bully Pulpit or Ham Radio? Receptive Audiences and Presidential Messages. Journal of Political Science - Volume 41.
Haider-Markel, D. (2010). HAIDER-MARKEL, DON. Out and Running: Gay and Lesbian Candidates, Elections, and Policy Representation. Georgetown Univ Pr. [9781589016996].
Haider-Markel, D. (2008). Understanding Beliefs about the Origins of Homosexuality and Subsequent Support for Gay Rights: An Empirical Test of Attribution Theory. Public Opinion Quarterly - Issue 2 | Volume 72.
Haider-Markel, D. (2007). HAIDER-MARKEL, DON. Domestic Terrorism. Contemporary Issues. ABC-CLIO.
Haider-Markel, D. (2004). Just How Important is the Messenger versus the Message? The Case of Framing Physician-Assisted Suicide. Death Studies - Issue 3 | Volume 28.
Haider-Markel, D. (2003). All Politics is Not Local: National Forces in State Abortion Initiatives. Social Science Quarterly - Issue 1 | Volume 84.
Haider-Markel, D. (2003). Legislative Victory, Electoral Uncertainty: Explaining Outcomes in the Battles over Lesbian and Gay Civil Rights. Review of Policy Research - Issue 4 | Volume 20.
Haider-Markel, D. (2002). Examining Framing Effects on Personal Opinion and Perception of Public Opinion: The Cases of Physician-Assisted Suicide and Social Security. Social Science Quarterly - Issue 3 | Volume 83.
Haider-Markel, D. (2002). Issue Evolution, Political Parties, and the Culture Wars. Political Research Quarterly - Issue 1 | Volume 55.
Haider-Markel, D. (2002). Regulating Hate: State and Local Influences on Law Enforcement Actions Related to Hate Crime. State Politics and Policy Quarterly - Issue 2 | Volume 2.
Haider-Markel, D. (2002). HAIDER-MARKEL, DON. Gay and Lesbian Americans and Political Participation. ABC-CLIO Publishers.
Haider-Markel, D. (2001). Shopping for Favorable Venues in the States: Institutional Influences on Legislative Outcomes of Same-sex Marriage Bills. The American Review of Politics - Volume 22.
Haider-Markel, D. (2001). Gun Policy, Opinion, Tragedy, and Blame Attribution: The Conditional Influence of Issue Frames. The Journal of Politics - Issue 2 | Volume 63.
Haider-Markel, D. (2001). Implementing Controversial Policy: Results from a National Survey of Law Enforcement Department Activity on Hate Crime. Justice Research and Policy - Issue 1 | Volume 3.
Haider-Markel, D. (2001). Policy Diffusion as a Geographical Expansion of the Scope of Political Conflict: Same-Sex Marriage Bans in the 1990s. State Politics and Policy Quarterly - Issue 1 | Volume 1.
Haider-Markel, D. (2001). Tracing Issue Definition and Policy Change: An Analysis of Disability Issue Images and Policy Response. Policy Studies Journal - Issue 2 | Volume 29.
Haider-Markel, D. (2000). Guns in the Ballot Box: Information, Groups, and Opinion in Ballot Initiative Campaigns. American Politics Quarterly - Issue 3 | Volume 28.
Haider-Markel, D. (2000). Minority Group Interests and Political Representation: Gay Elected Officials in the Policy Process. The Journal of Politics - Issue 2 | Volume 62.
Haider-Markel, D. (1999). Morality Policy and Individual-Level Political Behavior: The Case of Legislative Voting on Lesbian and Gay Issues. Policy Studies Journal - Issue 4 | Volume 27.
Haider-Markel, D. (1999). Redistributing Values in Congress: Interest Group Influence under Sub-Optimal Conditions. Political Research Quarterly - Issue 1 | Volume 52.
Haider-Markel, D. (1999). AIDS and Gay Civil Rights: Politics and Policy at the Ballot Box. The American Review of Politics - Volume 20.
Haider-Markel, D. (1998). Fueling the Fire: Social and Political Correlates of Citizen Militia Activity. Social Science Quarterly - Issue 2 | Volume 79.
Haider-Markel, D. (1998). The Politics of Social Regulatory Policy: State and Federal Hate Crime Policy and Implementation Effort. Political Research Quarterly - Issue 1 | Volume 51.
Haider-Markel, D. (1997). Creating a 'Well-Regulated Militia': Policy Responses to Paramilitary Groups in the American States. Political Research Quarterly - Issue 3 | Volume 50.
Haider-Markel, D. (1996). The Impact of Post-Webster Restrictions on Abortion. Demography - Issue 3 | Volume 33.