Matt Hindman - Faculty & Adjuncts

Matt Hindman, PhD

Matt Hindman
Matt Hindman, PhD
Department Chairperson of Political Science
Associate Professor of Political Science
College of Arts & Sciences
Political Science
918-631-3261 Website Chapman Hall Room 239


PhD – University of Minnesota-Twin Cities MA – Illinois State University BA – Illinois State University


Matt Hindman is author of the book Political Advocacy and Its Interested Citizens, published by Penn Press in 2019. His research and teaching interests include American political development, higher education governance, democratic theory, inequality, interest groups, LGBTQ politics, and political parties, among other topics. Matt is president of the University of Tulsa chapter of the American Association of University Professors (TU-AAUP).



  • Political Advocacy and Its Interested Citizens: Neoliberalism, Postpluralism, and LGBT Organizations. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2019.

Journal Articles

  • “Promiscuity of the Past: Neoliberalism and Gay Sexuality Pre- and Post-AIDS,” Politics, Groups, & Identities 7:1 (March 2019), pp. 52-70.

  • “Reinventing Pluralism: Consensus, Hegemony, and the Politics of Affirmation,” New Political Science 39:1 (March 2017), pp. 17-35.

  • With Bernard Ivan Tamas. “Ballot Access Laws and the Decline of American Third-Parties,” Election Law Journal 13:2 (June 2014), pp. 260-276.

  • “Rethinking Intersectionality: Towards an Understanding of Discursive Marginalization,” New Political Science 33:2 (June 2011), pp. 189-210.

Book Reviews

  • Review of Punishment, Participatory Democracy, and the Jury, Albert Dzur, Law and Politics Book Review 23:8 (2013), pp. 393-396.

  • Review of Queer Mobilizations: LGBT Activists Confront the Law, Mary Bernstein, et. al., eds., Law and Politics Book Review, 21:1 (2011), pp. 22-25.


  • Hindman, Matthew. “How Citizens United Has Changed the Political Landscape.” (2015): n. pag. Print.

Courses Taught

  • Senior Project
  • Understanding American Politics
  • Inequalities in American Democracy
  • Interest Groups & Money in U.S. Politics
  • Special Topics
  • American Political Parties and Ideologies
  • Gender and Sexuality in U.S. Politics
  • The American Presidency
  • Topics in Public Affairs
  • First Seminar

Professional Affiliations

  • American Political Science Association
  • Western Political Science Association
  • American Association of University Professors
  • Concerned Faculty of TU

Awards & Honors

  • 2021 NOVA Faculty Fellow
  • 2018 Thomas H. Buckley Award for Teaching Excellence