John Hibbing

Dr. John Hibbing is an author, political scientist, and Foundation Regents University Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Best known for his leading research on how biological and psychological correlate with political ideology, Hibbing has received 9 National Science Foundation Grants, published an article in Science, co-author of Predisposed: Liberals, Conservatives, and the Biology of Political Differences, and has even been featured on a segment on The Daily Show.

To stay in touch with Hibbing, you can follow him on Twitter. Below are John Hibbing’s recommended reads:

For the five books, I am suggesting a mix of nonfiction (the first three) and fiction (the last two) since that keeps us well-rounded.

1.       The Blank Slate by Steven Pinker

2.       Incognito by David Eagleman

3.       The Selfish Gene by Richard Dawkins

4.       A Soldier of the Great War by Mark Helprin

5.       All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

*Photo of Hibbing taken from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s website

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