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 Dr. Heather Rice 



Position: Assistant Professor

Education: Bachelor of science in political science from Clemson University. Enrolled in the doctor of political science program at the University of Pittsburgh. Dissertation title: "A policy driven theory of elite opinion leading: The influence of pro-gay policy on favorable judgments of the gay community."

Experience: Served as an instructor in a number of political science courses at the University of Pittsburgh, including "American Constitutional Law," "American Political Process," "Religion and Politics" and has served as a teaching assistant and department mentor. Was editorial assistant and reviewer for "Political Behavior."

Conversation starter: Received the APSA Travel Grant and the SPSA Prestage-Cook Award. Is a member of the American Political Science Association (and its religion and politics, and state politics and policy section), Southern Political Science association, and the Midwest Political Science Association.


Spring 2015                      Spring 2015
Office Hours

    Tues/Thurs              American National Government
9:30 am - 11 am
        Wed                         State and Local Government
     3 pm - 5 pm                             

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Dr. Heather Rice
112-A, Spotts