Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Political Science & International Affairs

Aaron Hitefield is a PhD student at the University of Georgia specializing in American Politics.  His research focuses on institutions, notably congress and the presidency.

  • B.S., King University, Mathematics and Political Science, 2017
Of Note
  • Reed Fellowship, University of Georgia (2018-19)
  • Lauth Fellowship, University of Georgia (2017-18)
  • Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award, King University (2017)
  • Student Affairs Student Leadership Award, King University (2017)
Research Interests

My research interests revolve around American political institutions and methodology.   Specifically, my areas of study currently include the U.S. presidency, separation of powers, congress, and congressional elections.

Selected Publications

Carson, Jamie L., and Aaron A. Hitefield. 2018. “Donald Trump, Nationalization, and the 2018 Midterm Elections.”