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Dr. Alex Honeker

Dr. Alex Honeker

Instructional Assistant Professor (Political Science)

Office Number: 329E
Office Phone: +974 4423 0545

Dr. Alex Honeker teaches political science courses in American National Government and State and Local Government to undergrads at TAMUQ. Dr. Honeker obtained his Ph.D. in Political Science with an emphasis in political behavior at the University of Pittsburgh, where he taught Comparative and American Politics courses.

Dr. Honeker’s research interests lie at the intersection of political psychology, international political economy, and party politics. He explores the determinants of individual attitudes on globalization-related issues as well as the effects of elite and party rhetoric on voters' views, and inter-party competition on these topics, with a special focus on economic globalization. He explores these topics with a regional focus on Europe and the United States, and employing experimental, observational, survey, and text analysis methodology. 

Research and Teaching Interests
  • Political Behavior
  • Party Politics
  • International Political Economy
  • Political Psychology
  • Globalization Politics
  • Survey Experiments
  • Quantitative Text Analysis


  • Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Pittsburgh, 2023
  • M.A. in Public Policy, Universidad Torcuato di Tella, 2018
  • B.A. in Political Science, University of Mississippi, 2009


  • Honeker, A. (2023). “Pro-Trade Nationalists and Protectionist Xenophobes? The Conditional Effects of Psychological Factors on Trade Attitudes.” Review of International Political Economy, 30:4, 1307-1333.