Alex Hindman

Hindman

On leave 2021 - 2022

Political Science Department

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Claremont Graduate University

Fields: American Politics; U.S. Constitution; Separation of Powers; Public Law

 

 

 

Contact Information

Email: ahindman@holycross.edu
Office Phone: 508-793-2598
Office: Fenwick 301
Office Hours: 
PO Box: 49A

Biography

Alex E. Hindman is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts. He earned his B.A. in Political Science from Saint Vincent College in 2005 and continued his graduate education at Claremont Graduate University where he earned an M.A. in 2007 and took his Ph.D. in 2015. Specializing in American ideas and institutions, Dr. Hindman has taught a variety of classes in constitutional law, Western political thought and American political development. Before joining the faculty at Holy Cross, Dr. Hindman had previously taught at Azusa Pacific University, Vanguard University, and Morehead State University. He recently published a book entitled Gerald Ford and the Separation of Powers: Preserving the Constitutional Presidency in the Post-Watergate Period available now from Lexington Books.

Courses

  • POLS 100- Principles of American Politics
  • POLS 201- Constitutional Law: National Powers
  • POLS 202- Constitutional Law: Rights and Liberties
  • POLS 300- Law, Politics, and Society

Select Publications

  • Alex E. Hindman, "Constitutional Legitimacy and the Practices of American Presidents" in Citizens and Statesmen: An Annual Review of Political Theory and Public Life, vol. 11, Bradley C.S. Watson, ed. (Latrobe: Center for Political and Economic Thought, 2019).
  • Alex E. Hindman, Gerald Ford and the Separation of Powers: Preserving the Constitutional Presidency in the Post-Watergate Period (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books; 2017).
  • Alex Hindman and Jean Schroedel, “U.S. Responses to HIV/AIDS in Africa: Policies and Perceptions of the Bush Administration” Human Rights and Global Focus (Vol. 5, No. 2, 2010): pg. 3-10

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