Hahrie C. Han
Dr. Han is Associate Professor and Anton Vonk Chair of Environmental Politics in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She was previously Associate Professor of Social Sciences in the Department of Political Science at Wellesley College. She received her Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University in 2005. Her research focuses on ways people become motivated to participate in politics, particularly among the underprivileged. Her current research examines the role that political organizations (such as civic associations, parties, and campaigns) play in motivating participation and the dynamics of political mobilization around key policy issues.