Heather Yates

Assistant Professor


Irby Hall

(501) 450-3412



Curriculum Vita

Ph.D., Political Science and Government, University of Kansas, 2012

M.A., Political Science and Government, University of Missouri-Kansas City, 2004



Introduction to the Politics of Interest and Advocacy Groups

Introduction to U.S. Government & Politics

Introduction to Research Design and Methods

U.S. Political Parties and Elections

The Politics of Gender and Identity

State and Local Politics

Seminar in Political Behavior



1.  The Politics of Emotions, Candidates, and Choices (Palgrave MacMillan, 2016).

2.  “Interest Groups and Federal Campaigns Before the Federal Election Campaign Act,” in Interest Groups and Lobbying in the United States, Burdett A. Loomis, Editor, Washington DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2012.

3.  “Sexism & Prejudice: Where Gender, Race and Emotions Intersected in the 2008 Presidential Campaign” (Under Review)