Michael T. Heaney

Michael T. Heaney

Michael T. Heaney is a Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow in the School of Social and Political Sciences and an Adjunct Research Professor at the University of Michigan in the Institute for Research on Women and Gender.  He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and Public Policy from the University of Chicago.  His research focuses on interest groups, political parties, and social movements, with an emphasis on the insights that emerge from social network analysis.   His research appears in a wide range of academic journals, such as the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Sociology, the Journal of Politics, and Social Networks.  With Fabio Rojas, he is co-author of the book Party in the Street: The Antiwar Movement and the Democratic Party after 9/11, published by Cambridge University Press in 2015.  With Melody Shemtov and Marco Roldán, he is creator, producer, and writer of a documentary film, The Activists: War, Peace, and Politics in the Streets, which has been distributed by Bullfrog Films since 2017.