Aaron M. Hoffman

  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh
    M.A. University of Pittsburgh
    B.A. Columbia University

Department Information

Political Science // Faculty

Office Information

  • Office: BRNG 2246
  • Office Phone: (765) 496-6775
  • Office Fax: (765) 494-0833
  • Office Hours: Spring 2017: TTh 11:00-12:00, 3:00-4:15; by appointment
  • E-mail: ahoffman@purdue.edu
  • Courses

  • Spring 2017
    POL 130 - Introduction to International Relations
    POL 229 - Emerging Problems in Political Science: Terrorism

    Fall 2016
    POL 130 - Introduction to International Relations
    HONR 299 - ISIS (The Islamic State)

    Spring 2016
    POL 631 - Research Seminar - International Relations: Experimentation
    POL 693 - P2P: Paper to Publication

  • Specialization

  • International Relations

  • Research

    Professor Hoffman's research focuses on bargaining and communication in matters relating to international security. Specific projects include work on terrorism and the mass media, public support for US military operations, and trust in interstate conflict.

    Selected Publications

    Aleprete, Jr., Michael E. and Aaron M. Hoffman 2012 "The Strategic Development of Border Areas:  Understanding Variation in Interaction Opportunity Across Land Borders" International Interactions 38:1, pp. 1-28.

    Hoffman, Aaron M., Dwaine H.A. Jengeley, Natasha T. Duncan, Melissa Buehler, and Meredith L. Rees    2010 "How Does the Business of News Influence Terrorism Coverage? Evidence from The Washington Post and USA Today". Terrorism and Political Violence. 22:4, pp. 559-580.

    Hoffman, Aaron M. 2010 "Voice and Silence in Terrorist Campaigns." Journal of Peace Research 47:5, pp. 615-626.

    Hoffman, Aaron M., Christopher R. Agnew, Justin J. Lehmiller, and Natasha T. Duncan 2009 "Satisfaction, Alternatives, Investments", and "The Microfoundations of Audience Cost Models". International Interactions. 35:4, pp. 365-389.













































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