Julia Hellwege

Julia Hellwege

Assistant Professor

POLITICAL SCIENCE

UD-233B

Phone: (605) 677-0471

Email: Julia.Hellwege@usd.edu

Bio:

Julia Marin Hellwege is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at University of South Dakota. Her research focuses on institutional behavior and representation, in particular in relation to gender, race, and ethnicity. She received her Ph.D. and M.A. in political science from University of New Mexico and her Bachelor's degree from Colorado Mesa University.


Teaching Interests:

Congress, Presidency, Campaign & Elections, Representation, Women & Politics, Minority Politics


Research Interests:

Institutional behavior, legislative politics, gender politics, race/ethnicity and politics, Latino politics, mixed methods research,


Education:

  • Ph D, Political Science, University of New Mexico, 2016
  • MA, Political Science, University of New Mexico, 2011
  • BA, Political Science, Colorado Mesa University (formerly Mesa State College), 2009

Licensures and Certifications:

  • Course Design Fellowship, USD Center for Teaching and Learning

Publications:

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  • Hellwege, Julia, Bowling, Jeremy, and Gonzalez, Andrew. Civic Engagement Across the Disciplines and Across the Campus. In 2017 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference and Track Summaries, 849-851. Vol. 50, Iss. 3. PS: Political Science and Politics, 2017.
  • Huyser, Kimberly R., Perez, Jillian M., Ybarra, Vickie, Hellwege, Julia Marin, and Sanchez, Lisa M.. Differential Influence of the Great Recession on Political Participation among Race and Ethnic Groups. Social Science Quarterly, 2017.
  • Marin Hellwege, Julia, and Sierra, Christine M.. "Advantages and Disadvantages for Latina Officeholders: The Case of New Mexico. In Latinas in American Politics: Shaping the Future of American Politics, edited by Sharon A. Navarro, Samantha L. Hernandez, and Leslie A. Navarro. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2016.
  • Rocca, Michael S., Amlani, Sharif, Marin Hellwege, Julia, and Sanchez, Lisa M.. Crony Capitalism, Corruption and the Economy in the State of New Mexico. Committee for Economic Development, 2016.
  • Atkeson, Lonna R., Stewart III, Charles, Adams, Alex N., and Marin Hellwege, Julia. Assessing Electoral Performance in the Bernalillo 2014 General Election. Albuquerque, NM: Center for Study of Voting, Elections, and Democracy, University of New Mexico, 2015.
  • Marin Hellwege, Julia. Review Essay on Women's Legislative Representation, 689-697. Vol. 2, Iss. 4. Politics, Groups, and Identities, 2014.

Awards and Honors:

  • Travel Grant, Center for Teaching and Learning, 2017
  • Allene R. Chiesman Fund for Civic Engagement, 2016
  • Dean's Dissertation Fellowship Award, Office of Graduate Studies, University of New Mexico, 2015
  • Midwest Political Science Association Latino Caucus Graduate Student Best Paper Award, Midwest Political Science Association Latino Caucus, 2015
  • Ted Robinson Memorial Award, Southwestern Political Science Association, 2015
  • Graduate Student Mentorship Award, Office of Graduate Studies, University of New Mexico, 2013
  • NM Research Grant, UNM Graduate and Professional Student Association, 2013
  • Latino/a Graduate and Professional Student Fellowship, University of New Mexico, 2012
  • Minority Student Fellowship, NM Higher Education Department, 2011

Presentations:

  • Hellwege, Julia. Left to Their Own Devices: A Student-Centered Approach to Civic Engagement. Presented at the Teaching and Learning Conference, Long Beach, CA. (February 11, 2017)
  • Bryant, Lisa A., Marin Hellwege, Julia. Working Moms Represent: Fighting for Family Friendly Policies in Congress. Presented at the Visions in Methodology Conference, Davis, CA. (May 17, 2016)
  • Bryant, Lisa A., Marin Hellwege, Julia. Working Moms Represent: Fighting for Family Friendly Policies in Congress. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL. (April 8, 2016)
  • Marin Hellwege, Julia. Going the Extra Mile: Surrogate Activities of State Legislators. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association, San Diego, CA. (March 25, 2016)
  • Marin Hellwege, Julia, Sierra, Christine M.. Advantages and Disadvantages for Latina Officeholders: The Case of New Mexico. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association , San Francisco, CA. (September 2, 2015)
  • Marin Hellwege, Julia. Constituency, Identity, and Surrogate Substantive Representation: Minority Women in U.S. State Legislatures. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL. (April 2015)
  • Marin Hellwege, Julia. The Institutional Dynamics of Race and State Legislative Committee Membership". Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL. (April 2014)
  • Marin Hellwege, Julia. Does Diversity Improve our Evaluation of State Legislatures?: Examining and Disentangling the Effects of Gender, Race, Ethnicity and Intersectionality on Approval. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL. (April 2013)