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Lori Hausegger

Lori Hausegger, Political Science, studio portraitDepartment Chair, Associate Professor,
Department of Political Science
Director, Canadian Studies Program
Director of NEW Leadership Idaho

Environmental Research Building 5145
(208) 426-5804

Office Hours

Spring 2018: Tuesdays & Thursdays 10:45-11:45 AM


  • POLS 448: Women and the Law

Sample Briefs (For POLS 447 and POLS 448)


    Lori Hausegger is an Associate Professor of Political Science and Director of the Canadian Studies Program at Boise State University. She has a Master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Calgary and a Ph.D. in Political Science from The Ohio State University. Her research interests include comparative courts, judicial selection, judicial decision-making and court-Congress relations.

Curriculum Vitae

Download Dr. Hausegger’s Curriculum Vitae¬†[.pdf].


Dr. Hausegger’s publications can be viewed on



The first textbook in the Canadian context to specifically address the relationship between the law and politics in a very broad sense, that is, by not just focusing on one institution, such as the Supreme Court, or one relationship, such as that between judges, politicians, and the Charter of Rights and Freedoms.