Dr Michael Heaney

  • Research Fellow (Politics)

Biography

Michael T. Heaney is a Research Fellow in the School of Social and Political Sciences at the University of Glasgow.  He is a political scientist who studies how social networks, social movements, interest groups, and political parties shape organizational processes and policy outcomes.  With Fabio Rojas, he is author of Party in the Street: The Antiwar Movement and the Democratic Party after 9/11 (Cambridge University Press, 2015).  With Melody Shemtov and Marco Roldán, he is creator, producer, and writer of a documentary film, The Activists: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets (Melofims, 2017 [2012]).  His articles appear in journals such as the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Sociology, the Journal of PoliticsPerspectives on PoliticsSocial NetworksAmerican Politics Research, Science Advances, and the Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law.   He has received research grants from sources such as the Russell Sage Foundation, the National Science Foundation (United States), and the National Institute for Civil Discourse (United States).

Michael received a Ph.D. in Political Science and Public Policy from the University of Chicago.  He has been a faculty member at the University of Michigan and the University of Florida, a postdoctoral fellow at Yale University, and a Congressional Fellow for the U.S. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.

Publications

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Jump to: 2020 | 2019 | 2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2004 | 1997 | 1995
Number of items: 40.

2020

Heaney, M. T. (2020) The contentious politics of Scottish independence. Political Insight, 11(4), pp. 20-23. (doi: 10.1177/2041905820978838)

Heaney, M. T. (2020) Protest at the center of American politics. Journal of International Affairs, 73(2), pp. 195-208.

2019

Fisher, D. R., Andrews, K. T., Caren, N., Chenoweth, E., Heaney, M. T. , Leung, T., Perkins, L. N. and Pressman, J. (2019) The science of contemporary street protest: new efforts in the United States. Science Advances, 5(10), eaaw5461. (doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw5461)

Furnas, A. C., Heaney, M. T. and LaPira, T. M. (2019) The partisan ties of lobbying firms. Research and Politics, 6(3), (doi: 10.1177/2053168019877039)

Heaney, M. T. (2019) Intersectionality at the grassroots. Politics, Groups and Identities, (doi: 10.1080/21565503.2019.1629318) (Early Online Publication)

2018

Heaney, M. T. (2018) Making protest great again. Contexts, 17(1), pp. 42-47. (doi: 10.1177/1536504218766550)

Heaney, M. T. and Leifeld, P. (2018) Contributions by interest groups to lobbying coalitions. Journal of Politics, 80(2), pp. 494-509. (doi: 10.1086/694545)

2017

Heaney, M. T. (2017) Activism in an era of partisan polarization. PS: Political Science and Politics, 50(4), pp. 1000-1003. (doi: 10.1017/S1049096517001159)

Heaney, M. T. and Strickland, J. M. (2017) A network approach to interest group politics. In: Nicoll Victor, J., Montgomery, A. H. and Lubell, M. (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Political Networks. Oxford University Press, pp. 433-452. ISBN 9780190228217 (doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190228217.013.17)

Shemtov, M., Heaney, M.T. and Roldán, M. (2017) The Activists: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets [Creator, Producer, and Writer]. [Audio]

2016

Heaney, M. T. (2016) Unconventional protests: partisans and independents outside the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Research and Politics, 3(4), (doi: 10.1177/2053168016674138)

Sharrow, E. A., Strolovitch, D. Z., Heaney, M. T. , Masket, S. E. and Miller, J. M. (2016) Gender attitudes, gendered partisanship: Feminism and support for Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton among party activists. Journal of Women, Politics and Policy, 37(4), pp. 394-416. (doi: 10.1080/1554477X.2016.1223444)

2015

Heaney, M. T. and Rojas, F. (2015) Party in the Street: The Antiwar Movement and the Democratic Party after 9/11. Series: Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781107448803

2014

Heaney, M. T. (2014) Multiplex networks and interest group influence reputation: An exponential random graph model. Social Networks, 36, pp. 66-81. (doi: 10.1016/j.socnet.2012.11.003)

Heaney, M. T. and Rojas, F. (2014) Hybrid activism: Social movement mobilization in a multimovement environment. American Journal of Sociology, 119(4), pp. 1047-1103. (doi: 10.1086/674897)

Heaney, M. T. and Oldmixon, E. A. (2014) Political rhetoric and institutional structures: religious advocacy in the US Congress. In: den Dulk, K. R. and Oldmixon, E. (eds.) Mediating Religion and Government: Political Institutions and the Policy Process. Series: Palgrave studies in religion, politics, and policy. Palgrave Macmillan: New York, pp. 15-37. ISBN 9781137394408

Masket, S. E., Heaney, M. T. and Strolovitch, D. Z. (2014) Mobilizing marginalized groups among party elites. Forum, 12(2), pp. 257-280. (doi: 10.1515/for-2014-5007)

2013

Heaney, M. T. and Lorenz, G. M. (2013) Coalition portfolios and interest group influence over the policy process. Interest Groups and Advocacy, 2(3), pp. 251-277. (doi: 10.1057/iga.2013.7)

2012

Heaney, M. T. , Masket, S. E., Miller, J. M. and Strolovitch, D. Z. (2012) Polarized networks: the organizational affiliations of national party convention delegates. American Behavioral Scientist, 56(12), pp. 1654-1676. (doi: 10.1177/0002764212463354)

2011

Fowler, J. H., Heaney, M. T. , Nickerson, D. W., Padgett, J. F. and Sinclair, B. (2011) Causality in political networks. American Politics Research, 39(2), pp. 437-480. (doi: 10.1177/1532673X10396310)

Heaney, M. T. and Rojas, F. (2011) The partisan dynamics of contention: demobilization of the antiwar movement in the United States, 2007-2009. Mobilization: an International Quarterly, 16(1), pp. 45-64.

Heaney, M. T. (2011) Bridging the gap between political parties and interest groups. In: Cigler, A. J. and Loomis, B. A. (eds.) Interest Group Politics [8th ed.]. CQ Press: Washington DC, pp. 194-218. ISBN 9781604266375

Heaney, M. T. (2011) The partisan politics of antiwar legislation in Congress, 2001-2011. University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2011(1), pp. 129-168.

Heaney, M. T. , Newman, M. E. and Sylvester, D. E. (2011) Campaigning in the internet age. In: Craig, S. C. and Hill, D. B. (eds.) The Electoral Challenge: Theory Meets Practice [2nd ed.]. CQ Press: Washington DC, pp. 165-193. ISBN 9781604266368

2010

Goss, K. A. and Heaney, M. T. (2010) Organizing women as women: hybridity and grassroots collective action in the 21st century. Perspectives on Politics, 8(1), pp. 27-52. (doi: 10.1017/S1537592709992659)

Heaney, M. T. (2010) Linking political parties and interest groups. In: Maisel, L. S. and Berry, J. M. (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of American Political Parties and Interest Groups. Oxford University Press, pp. 568-587. ISBN 9780199542628 (doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199542628.001.0001)

2009

Heaney, M. T. and McClurg, S. D. (2009) Social networks and American politics: introduction to the special issue. American Politics Research, 37(5), pp. 727-741. (doi: 10.1177/1532673X09337771)

Heaney, M. T. and McClurg, S. D. (2009) Special Issue: Social Networks and American Politics [Guest Editor]. American Politics Research, 37(5),

2008

Heaney, M. T. (2008) Blogging Congress: technological change and the politics of the congressional press galleries. PS: Political Science and Politics, 41(2), pp. 422-426. (doi: 10.1017/S1049096508290670)

Heaney, M. T. and Rojas, F. (2008) Coalition dissolution, mobilization, and network dynamics in the U.S. antiwar movement. In: Coy, P. G. (ed.) Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change. Series: Research in social movements, conflicts and change (28). Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 39-82. ISBN 9781846638923

2007

Heaney, M. T. (2007) The Chicago School that never was. PS: Political Science and Politics, 40(4), pp. 753-758. (doi: 10.1017/S1049096507071193)

Heaney, M. T. and Rojas, F. (2007) Partisans, nonpartisans, and the antiwar movement in the United States. American Politics Research, 35(4), pp. 431-464. (doi: 10.1177/1532673X07300763)

Heaney, M. T. (2007) Identity crisis: how interest groups struggle to define themselves in Washington. In: Cigler, A. J. and Loomis, B. A. (eds.) Interest Group Politics [7th ed.]. CQ Press: Washington DC, pp. 279-300. ISBN 9781933116761

2006

Heaney, M. T. and Rojas, F. (2006) The place of framing: multiple audiences and antiwar protests near Fort Bragg. Qualitative Sociology, 29(4), pp. 485-505. (doi: 10.1007/s11133-006-9040-y)

Heaney, M. T. and Hansen, J. M. (2006) Building the Chicago School. American Political Science Review, 100(4), pp. 589-596. (doi: 10.1017/S0003055406062460)

Heaney, M. T. (2006) Brokering health policy: coalitions, parties, and interest group influence. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 31(5), pp. 887-944. (doi: 10.1215/03616878-2006-012)

2004

Heaney, M. T. (2004) Outside the issue niche: the multidimensionality of interest group identity. American Politics Research, 32(6), pp. 611-651. (doi: 10.1177/1532673X04267681)

Heaney, M. T. (2004) Issue networks, information, and interest group alliances: the case of Wisconsin welfare politics, 1993–99. State Politics and Policy Quarterly, 4(3), pp. 237-270. (doi: 10.1177/153244000400400301)

1997

Brown, K. H. and Heaney, M. T. (1997) A note on measuring the economic impact of institutions of higher education. Research in Higher Education, 38(2), pp. 229-240. (doi: 10.1023/A:1024937821040)

1995

Rives, J. M. and Heaney, M. T. (1995) Infrastructure and local economic development. Regional Science Perspectives, 25(1), pp. 58-73.

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Number of items: 40.

Articles

Heaney, M. T. (2020) The contentious politics of Scottish independence. Political Insight, 11(4), pp. 20-23. (doi: 10.1177/2041905820978838)

Heaney, M. T. (2020) Protest at the center of American politics. Journal of International Affairs, 73(2), pp. 195-208.

Fisher, D. R., Andrews, K. T., Caren, N., Chenoweth, E., Heaney, M. T. , Leung, T., Perkins, L. N. and Pressman, J. (2019) The science of contemporary street protest: new efforts in the United States. Science Advances, 5(10), eaaw5461. (doi: 10.1126/sciadv.aaw5461)

Furnas, A. C., Heaney, M. T. and LaPira, T. M. (2019) The partisan ties of lobbying firms. Research and Politics, 6(3), (doi: 10.1177/2053168019877039)

Heaney, M. T. (2019) Intersectionality at the grassroots. Politics, Groups and Identities, (doi: 10.1080/21565503.2019.1629318) (Early Online Publication)

Heaney, M. T. (2018) Making protest great again. Contexts, 17(1), pp. 42-47. (doi: 10.1177/1536504218766550)

Heaney, M. T. and Leifeld, P. (2018) Contributions by interest groups to lobbying coalitions. Journal of Politics, 80(2), pp. 494-509. (doi: 10.1086/694545)

Heaney, M. T. (2017) Activism in an era of partisan polarization. PS: Political Science and Politics, 50(4), pp. 1000-1003. (doi: 10.1017/S1049096517001159)

Heaney, M. T. (2016) Unconventional protests: partisans and independents outside the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Research and Politics, 3(4), (doi: 10.1177/2053168016674138)

Sharrow, E. A., Strolovitch, D. Z., Heaney, M. T. , Masket, S. E. and Miller, J. M. (2016) Gender attitudes, gendered partisanship: Feminism and support for Sarah Palin and Hillary Clinton among party activists. Journal of Women, Politics and Policy, 37(4), pp. 394-416. (doi: 10.1080/1554477X.2016.1223444)

Heaney, M. T. (2014) Multiplex networks and interest group influence reputation: An exponential random graph model. Social Networks, 36, pp. 66-81. (doi: 10.1016/j.socnet.2012.11.003)

Heaney, M. T. and Rojas, F. (2014) Hybrid activism: Social movement mobilization in a multimovement environment. American Journal of Sociology, 119(4), pp. 1047-1103. (doi: 10.1086/674897)

Masket, S. E., Heaney, M. T. and Strolovitch, D. Z. (2014) Mobilizing marginalized groups among party elites. Forum, 12(2), pp. 257-280. (doi: 10.1515/for-2014-5007)

Heaney, M. T. and Lorenz, G. M. (2013) Coalition portfolios and interest group influence over the policy process. Interest Groups and Advocacy, 2(3), pp. 251-277. (doi: 10.1057/iga.2013.7)

Heaney, M. T. , Masket, S. E., Miller, J. M. and Strolovitch, D. Z. (2012) Polarized networks: the organizational affiliations of national party convention delegates. American Behavioral Scientist, 56(12), pp. 1654-1676. (doi: 10.1177/0002764212463354)

Fowler, J. H., Heaney, M. T. , Nickerson, D. W., Padgett, J. F. and Sinclair, B. (2011) Causality in political networks. American Politics Research, 39(2), pp. 437-480. (doi: 10.1177/1532673X10396310)

Heaney, M. T. and Rojas, F. (2011) The partisan dynamics of contention: demobilization of the antiwar movement in the United States, 2007-2009. Mobilization: an International Quarterly, 16(1), pp. 45-64.

Heaney, M. T. (2011) The partisan politics of antiwar legislation in Congress, 2001-2011. University of Chicago Legal Forum, 2011(1), pp. 129-168.

Goss, K. A. and Heaney, M. T. (2010) Organizing women as women: hybridity and grassroots collective action in the 21st century. Perspectives on Politics, 8(1), pp. 27-52. (doi: 10.1017/S1537592709992659)

Heaney, M. T. and McClurg, S. D. (2009) Social networks and American politics: introduction to the special issue. American Politics Research, 37(5), pp. 727-741. (doi: 10.1177/1532673X09337771)

Heaney, M. T. and McClurg, S. D. (2009) Special Issue: Social Networks and American Politics [Guest Editor]. American Politics Research, 37(5),

Heaney, M. T. (2008) Blogging Congress: technological change and the politics of the congressional press galleries. PS: Political Science and Politics, 41(2), pp. 422-426. (doi: 10.1017/S1049096508290670)

Heaney, M. T. (2007) The Chicago School that never was. PS: Political Science and Politics, 40(4), pp. 753-758. (doi: 10.1017/S1049096507071193)

Heaney, M. T. and Rojas, F. (2007) Partisans, nonpartisans, and the antiwar movement in the United States. American Politics Research, 35(4), pp. 431-464. (doi: 10.1177/1532673X07300763)

Heaney, M. T. and Rojas, F. (2006) The place of framing: multiple audiences and antiwar protests near Fort Bragg. Qualitative Sociology, 29(4), pp. 485-505. (doi: 10.1007/s11133-006-9040-y)

Heaney, M. T. and Hansen, J. M. (2006) Building the Chicago School. American Political Science Review, 100(4), pp. 589-596. (doi: 10.1017/S0003055406062460)

Heaney, M. T. (2006) Brokering health policy: coalitions, parties, and interest group influence. Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law, 31(5), pp. 887-944. (doi: 10.1215/03616878-2006-012)

Heaney, M. T. (2004) Outside the issue niche: the multidimensionality of interest group identity. American Politics Research, 32(6), pp. 611-651. (doi: 10.1177/1532673X04267681)

Heaney, M. T. (2004) Issue networks, information, and interest group alliances: the case of Wisconsin welfare politics, 1993–99. State Politics and Policy Quarterly, 4(3), pp. 237-270. (doi: 10.1177/153244000400400301)

Brown, K. H. and Heaney, M. T. (1997) A note on measuring the economic impact of institutions of higher education. Research in Higher Education, 38(2), pp. 229-240. (doi: 10.1023/A:1024937821040)

Rives, J. M. and Heaney, M. T. (1995) Infrastructure and local economic development. Regional Science Perspectives, 25(1), pp. 58-73.

Books

Heaney, M. T. and Rojas, F. (2015) Party in the Street: The Antiwar Movement and the Democratic Party after 9/11. Series: Cambridge Studies in Contentious Politics. Cambridge University Press. ISBN 9781107448803

Book Sections

Heaney, M. T. and Strickland, J. M. (2017) A network approach to interest group politics. In: Nicoll Victor, J., Montgomery, A. H. and Lubell, M. (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of Political Networks. Oxford University Press, pp. 433-452. ISBN 9780190228217 (doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780190228217.013.17)

Heaney, M. T. and Oldmixon, E. A. (2014) Political rhetoric and institutional structures: religious advocacy in the US Congress. In: den Dulk, K. R. and Oldmixon, E. (eds.) Mediating Religion and Government: Political Institutions and the Policy Process. Series: Palgrave studies in religion, politics, and policy. Palgrave Macmillan: New York, pp. 15-37. ISBN 9781137394408

Heaney, M. T. (2011) Bridging the gap between political parties and interest groups. In: Cigler, A. J. and Loomis, B. A. (eds.) Interest Group Politics [8th ed.]. CQ Press: Washington DC, pp. 194-218. ISBN 9781604266375

Heaney, M. T. , Newman, M. E. and Sylvester, D. E. (2011) Campaigning in the internet age. In: Craig, S. C. and Hill, D. B. (eds.) The Electoral Challenge: Theory Meets Practice [2nd ed.]. CQ Press: Washington DC, pp. 165-193. ISBN 9781604266368

Heaney, M. T. (2010) Linking political parties and interest groups. In: Maisel, L. S. and Berry, J. M. (eds.) The Oxford Handbook of American Political Parties and Interest Groups. Oxford University Press, pp. 568-587. ISBN 9780199542628 (doi:10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199542628.001.0001)

Heaney, M. T. and Rojas, F. (2008) Coalition dissolution, mobilization, and network dynamics in the U.S. antiwar movement. In: Coy, P. G. (ed.) Research in Social Movements, Conflicts and Change. Series: Research in social movements, conflicts and change (28). Emerald Group Publishing Limited, pp. 39-82. ISBN 9781846638923

Heaney, M. T. (2007) Identity crisis: how interest groups struggle to define themselves in Washington. In: Cigler, A. J. and Loomis, B. A. (eds.) Interest Group Politics [7th ed.]. CQ Press: Washington DC, pp. 279-300. ISBN 9781933116761

Audio

Shemtov, M., Heaney, M.T. and Roldán, M. (2017) The Activists: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets [Creator, Producer, and Writer]. [Audio]

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Professional activities & recognition

Prizes, awards & distinctions

  • 2018: Best Paper Award (American Political Science Association, Section on Political Organizations and Parties)
  • 2018: Honorable Mention for Best Paper Award (European Consortium on Political Research, Standing Group on Interest Group Politics)
  • 2017: Best Paper Award (American Political Science Association, Section on Political Organizations and Parties)
  • 2017: Grand Jury Prize for The Activists (documentary film) (London Film Awards)
  • 2017: Best Documentary for The Activists (Trinity International Film Festival)
  • 2017: Outstanding Research Mentor Award (University of Michigan, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program)
  • 2016: Leon Epstein Outstanding Book Award for Party in the Street (American Political Science Association, Section on Political Organizations and Parties)
  • 2010: Best Paper Award (American Political Science Association, Section on Political Organizations and Parties)
  • 2010: Outstanding Teaching in Political Science (American Political Science Association)
  • 2010: Outstanding Research Mentor Award (University of Michigan, Undergraduate Research Opportunity Program)
  • 2007-2008: William A. Steiger Fellow (American Political Science Association, Congressional Fellowship Program)
  • 2005: POP/Party Politics Award (American Political Science Association, Section on Political Organizations and Parties)
  • 2003-2004: Seymour Martin Lipset Scholar (Policy Studies Organization)
  • 2002: Morton Grodzins Price (University of Chicago, Department of Political Science)

Research fellowships

  • 2018 - present: Research Fellow, School of Social and Political Sciences, University of Glasgow
  • 2017 - 2008: William A. Steiger Congressional Fellow, American Political Science Association
  • 2004 - 2005: Postdoctoral Fellow, Yale University, Center for the Study of American Politics, Institution for Social and Political Studies

Editorial boards

  • 2007 - present: American Politics Research
  • 2015 - present: Interest Groups & Advocacy
  • 2015 - present: Mobilization: An International Quarterly

Professional & learned societies

  • 2017 - 2018: Past Chair of Political Networks Section, American Political Science Association
  • 2016 - 2017: Chair of Political Networks Section, American Political Science Association
  • 2015 - 2016: Vice Chair of Political Networks Section, American Political Science Association
  • 2010 - 2015: Treasurer of Political Networks Section, American Political Science Association
  • 2017 - 2019: Executive Council of the Political Organizations and Parties Section, American Political Science Association

Selected international presentations

  • 2019: European Conference on Social Networks (Zurich, Switzerland (ETH-Zurich))
  • 2019: American Political Science Association Annual Meeting (Washington, DC, USA)
  • 2019: ECPR Summer School on Interest Group Politics (The Hague, Netherlands (Leiden University))
  • 2019: Annual Political Networks Conference and Workshops (Durham. North Carolina, USA (Duke University))
  • 2019: European Consortium for Political Research -- Joint Sessions (Mons, Belgium (Université catholique de Louvain))
  • 2015: Political Networks Conference (Madrid, Spain (Carlos III-Juan March Institute (IC3JM)))
  • 2014: Interest Groups Conference (Aarhus, Denmark (Aarhus University))
  • 2014: Annual Political Networks (Montreal, Canada (McGill University))
  • 2012: Canadian Political Science Association Annual Conference (Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (University of Alberta))
  • 2010: European Science Foundation Conference on Political Networks (Dublin, Ireland (University College Dublin))
  • 2009: American Political Science Association Annual Meeting (Toronto, Canada)