Dr David Hendry

Dr David Hendry

Assistant Professor in Research Methodology

Department of Methodology

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COL 7.05
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Key Expertise
Social interactions, Psychology, Voting and elections

About me

David Hendry is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Methodology. He received his PhD from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2012. He previously held postdoctoral positions at Yale University and Aarhus University and joined the LSE in 2016. At the LSE, he teaches courses in quantitative research methods. For more information, please visit davidjhendry.com.            

Research Interests            

Behavioural Research: social interactions, social pressure, and social norms; political, evolutionary, and social psychology; racial and ethnic politics; political communication; voting and elections            

Statistical Methodology: event history analysis; social network analysis; simulation methods; causal inference            

Theory: cultural evolutionary modelling; computational modelling; networks            

Expertise Details

Social interactions; Social pressure; Social norms; Political; evolutionary; and social psychology; Racial and ethnic politics; Political communication; Voting and elections


Gerber, Alan S., Gregory A. Huber, Daniel R. Biggers, and David J. Hendry. Forthcoming. “Self Interest, Beliefs, and Policy Opinions: Understanding the Economic Source of Immigration Policy Preferences.” Political Research Quarterly.            

Gerber, Alan S., Gregory A. Huber, Daniel R. Biggers, and David J. Hendry. 2016. “A Field Experiment Shows That Subtle Linguistic Cues Might Not Affect Voter Behavior.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 113(26): 7112-7117. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1513727113.            

Park, Sunhee, and David J. Hendry. 2015. “Reassessing Schoenfeld Residual Tests of Proportional Hazards in Political Science Event History Analyses.” American Journal of Political Science 59(4): 1072-1087. doi: 10.1111/ajps.12176.            

Gerber, Alan S., Gregory A. Huber, Daniel R. Biggers, and David J. Hendry. 2015. “Can Incarcerated Felons be (Re)integrated into the Political System? Results from a Field Experiment.” American Journal of Political Science 59(4): 912-926. doi: 10.1111/ajps.12166.            

Gerber, Alan S., Gregory A. Huber, Daniel R. Biggers, and David J. Hendry. 2014. “Ballot Secrecy Concerns and Voter Mobilization: New Experimental Evidence about Message Source, Context, and the Duration of Mobilization Effects.” American Politics Research 42(5): 896-923. doi: 10.1177/1532673X14524269.            

Althaus, Scott L., Nathaniel Swigger, Svitlana Chernykh, David J. Hendry, Sergio C. Wals, and Christopher Tiwald. 2014. “Uplifting Manhood to Wonderful Heights? News Coverage of the Human Costs of Military Conflict from World War One to Gulf War Two.” Political Communication 31(2): 193-217. doi: 10.1080/10584609.2014.894159.            

Hendry, David J. 2014. “Data Generation for the Cox Proportional Hazards Model with Time-Dependent Covariates: A Method for Medical Researchers.” Statistics in Medicine 33(3): 436-454. doi: 10.1002/sim.5945.