Category Archives: Hayes

Hayes at Monkey Cage on Supreme Court Justices and gay marriage

Prof. Thomas Hayes recently co-authored a piece at The Monkey Cage: “Some Supreme Court Justices worry that a gay marriage ruling will provoke public backlash. They shouldn’t be concerned.” Congratulations! Advertisements

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Hayes Wins Best Paper Award

Prof. Thomas Hayes co-authored the paper that won the best paper award, the Bailey Award, from APSA’s LGBT Caucus. The paper is “Testing Backlash: The Influence of Political Institutions on Public Attitudes toward Gay Rights” by Ben Bishin, Hayes, Matthew … Continue reading

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Hayes on The Scholars’ Circle (Radio)

Prof. Thomas Hayes was a guest on a recent episode of “The Scholars’ Circle.” (KPFK, 90.7 in LA) The show considered the following: “We know that the wealthy have more influence than other Americans, but just how unrepresentative is the … Continue reading

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Lee and Hayes Each Publish in Political Research Quarterly

The September issue of Political Research Quarterly includes two articles by UConn POLS professors. Prof. Thomas Hayes published an article entitled, “Responsiveness in an Era of Inequality: The Case of the U.S. Senate.” Meanwhile, Prof. Fred Lee addressed, “Reconsidering the … Continue reading

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Hayes Joins POLS Faculty

Prof. Thomas Hayes joins the POLS faculty this fall. We recently spoke with him to hear more about his research and interests. What is the nature of your research? My research mainly examines the nature of inequality in three aspects … Continue reading

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Hayes Posts on Monkey Cage

Dr. Thomas Hayes, who will join the POLS faculty this fall, co-authored a post over at The Monkey Cage: “Should We Fear Opinion Backlash on Gay Marriage?” Congratulations!

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