Dr. Stacia L. Haynie 

Alumni Professor

PhD: University of North Texas
Phone: 225-578-2534
Fax: 225-578-2540
Office: 230 Stubbs Hall

Curriculum Vitae

Area of Interest

Dr. Stacia Haynie studies judicial politics with special emphasis on comparative appellate court decision-making. With support from NSF along with C. Neal Tate, Vanderbilt; Reginald Sheehan, Michigan State University; Donald Songer, University of South Carolina, is creating an eleven-country appellate courts data set.

Notable Activities

Dr. Haynie conducted field research in South Africa in 2006 interviewing judges, journalists, advocates and lawyers. Professor Haynie currently serves as Associate Dean of the graduate school.

Awards & Honors

J.W. Annison, Jr. Family Alumni Professor, 2005

LSU Distinguished Alumni Professor, 2005

2003, Arts & Sciences Professor's Award for Distinguished Scholarship 

2002, LSU University Alumni Association Faculty Excellence Award

2000, LSU College of Arts and Sciences Advisory Council Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching

Selected Publications

Dumas, Tao L., and Stacia L. Haynie. 2012. "Building an Integrated Model of Trial Court Decision Making: Predicting Plaintiff Success and Awards across Circuits."State Politics & Policy Quarterly12 (2): 103-126.

Kaitlyn L. Sill, Joseph Ura, and Stacia L. Haynie. "Strategic Passing and Opinion Assignment on the Burger Court."Justice System Journal. Forthcoming.

Kaitlyn L. Sill and Stacia L. Haynie. 2010. "Panel Assignment in Appellate Courts: Strategic Behaviour in the South African Supreme Court of Appeal."Politikon: The South African Journal Of Political Science.37:269-286.

Stacie L. Haynie and Tao L. Dumas. 2010. "Doctoral Dissertation Research: The Ecology of Trial Courts and Outcomes in Civil Litigation." National Science Foundation.

(with Kaitlyn L. Sill.) "Experienced Advocates and Litigation Outcomes: Repeat Players in the South African Supreme Court of Appeal." 2007.Political Research Quarterly.60(3):443-453.

"Oral Advocacy and Judicial Decision-Making in the South African Appellate Courts." 2005.South African Journal of Human Rights. 21:473-489.

"Judging in Black and White: Decision Making in the South African Appellate Division", 1950-1990.New York: Peter-Lang Publishing, Inc. 2003

“Panel Assignment in Appellate Courts: Influences on Judicial Decision Making in South Africa and Canada” with Lori Hausegger. 2003.Law and Society Review.

“Judicial Decision-Making and the Use of Panels in the South African Appellate Division, 1950-1990.” 2002.Politikon: South African Journal of Political Studies. 


2051-American Government
4021-The American Constitution and Civil Liberties
4023-Judicial Politics
7920-Seminar in Public Law