Dr. Jeffrey D. Hockett

Professor of Political ScienceChapman Hall 203
918-631-2796
jeffrey-hockett@utulsa.edu

Education and Degrees Earned

  • Ph.D. Government, University of Virginia, August, 1987
  • M.A. Government, University of Virginia, August, 1985
  • B.A. Political Science, Knox College, Galesburg, Illinois, June, 1981

Professional Affiliations

  • American Political Science Association
  • Law and Society Association

Courses Taught at TU

  • Civil Liberties in the United States (POL 3343)
  • Constitutional Law (POL 3463)
  • Governing Ideas in America (POL 2053)
  • Law and Society (POL 2073)
  • Politics of Administration (POL 3223)
  • Politics of the Judicial System (POL 3023)

Awards & Recognition

  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Henry Kendall College of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tulsa, 1991
  • Oklahoma Political Science Teacher of the Year, Oklahoma Political Science Association, 1993
  • Scholarship: Earhart Foundation Research Fellowship, 1999
  • Scholarship: National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for College Teachers, 1991-92
  • Scholarship: Oklahoma Foundation for the Humanities Research Grant, 1989, 1998
  • Scholarship: Hughes-Gossett Memorial Award for Excellence in Historical Research, Supreme Court Historical Society, 1990
  • Scholarship: Henry M. Phillips Research Grant in Jurisprudence, American Philosophical Society, 1989-1990,1998-99
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Mortar Board of The University of Tulsa, 1995, 2006
  • Outstanding Teacher Award, The University of Tulsa, 1994

Publications

  • A Storm Over This Court: Attitudes, Institutions, and Brown v. Board of Education
    Under Review (University Press of Virginia)
  • "Justice Robert H. Jackson and Segregation: A Study of the Limitations and Proper Basis of Judicial Action"
    Yearbook of the Supreme Court Historical Society (1989): 52-67. Reprinted in In Black, White, and Brown: The Landmark School Desegregation Case in Retrospect, edited by Clare Cushman and Melvin I. Urofsky, 89-115. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2004.
  • "Justice Robert H. Jackson, the Supreme Court, and the Nuremberg Trial"
    Article: Supreme Court Review (1990): 257-299.
  • "Justices Frankfurter and Black: Social Theory and Constitutional Interpretation"
    Article: Political Science Quarterly 107 (1992): 479-499.
  • New Deal Justice: The Constitutional Jurisprudence of Hugo L. Black, Felix Frankfurter, and Robert H. Jackson
    (Lanham, Maryland: Rowman and Littlefield, 1996)
  • “The Battle Over Brown’s Legitimacy”
    Article: Journal of Supreme Court History 28 (2003): 30-53. Reprinted in Black, White, and Brown: The Landmark School Desegregation Case in Retrospect, edited by Clare Cushman and Melvin I. Urofsky, 241-74. Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2004.