Daniel W. Hill, Jr.


Assistant Professor of International Affairs

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Daniel Hill was born in Birmingham, Alabama and earned his Ph.D. in political science from the Florida State University in 2012. Before coming to UGA he held a one-year research position at Duke University. His research encompasses the fields of international relations and comparative politics, focusing primarily on the relationship between international law/organizations and domestic political violence.

Education
  • Ph.D., Florida State University 2012, Political Science
  • M.S., Florida State University 2007, Political Science
  • B.A., Birmingham-Southern College 2005, Political Science and History
More About

Professor Hill’s current research interests include compliance with international human rights and humanitarian law, patterns of government participation in international human rights regimes, statistical models and forecasts for state repression and violent internal conflict, and the conceptualization and measurement of human rights practices. He has published on a variety of topics including international human rights law, human rights NGOs, state repression, terrorism, and political methodology. His publications have appeared in the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Politics, International Studies Quarterly, and the Journal of Conflict Resolution. Recently Professor Hill has been invited to participate in conferences on international human rights law at the University of Oslo and Princeton University.

Areas of Expertise
  • International Human Rights Law
  • State Violence/Repression
  • Violent Dissent/Terrorism
  • Quantitative Methodology
Honors, Awards, and Achievements
  • Invited Participant at Conference on the Domestic Politics of International Human Right Agreements, Princeton University, 2013
  • Invited Fellow at Multirights Summer Institute, University of Oslo, Norway, 2013
  • Invitation to attend New Faces in Political Methodology IV, Penn State University, 2011
  • Clifford C. Clogg Award to Attend ICPSR Summer Program, University of Michigan, 2010
Course Instruction
  • INTL 4000 Research Design and Quantitative Analysis in International Affairs
  • INTL 4240 International Organizations
  • INTL 4455 Violent Political Conflict
  • INTL 6200 Preseminar in International Relations
  • INTL 8210 International Organizations
Research Interests

Professor Hill’s current research interests include compliance with international human rights and humanitarian law, patterns of government participation in international human rights regimes, statistical models and forecasts for violent internal conflict and repression, and the conceptualization and measurement of human rights practices.

Selected Publications