- B.A., University of Denver, 2001
- M.A., Indiana University, 2003
- Ph.D., Indiana University, 2009
Professor Hotchkiss’s research lies in the intersection of political, legal, and cultural sociology. In her current project, she investigates the cross-national and over time construction of political violence and proposed policy solutions in France and the United States since the 1960s.
Hotchkiss, Nikole. 2010 “Globalizing Security? Media Framing of National Security in France and the United States from the Cold War to Post-September 11.” International Journal of Comparative Sociology 51:366-86.
Brooks, Clem, Kyle Dodson, and Nikole Hotchkiss. 2010. “National Security Issues and US Presidential Elections, 1992-2008.” Social Science Research 29:518-526.
Recent (and upcoming) Washington College courses include:
- Introduction to Sociology
- Variant Behavior
- Cities & Suburbs
- Sociology of Law
- Immigration in Comparative Perspective
- Sociology of Punishment