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+ Campus notification: Lockdown Lifted

The campus lockdown has been lifted.

(1:49 p.m.) There has been a report of two males with weapons near the Student Union. Lockdown immediately until further notice.

Update (2:15 p.m.): Three males, all wearing black, were last seen walking north near Dean St.

Update (2:31 p.m.): University Police, as well as other law enforcement from the area, are clearing campus buildings in the affected area. Please remain indoors until an all clear has been given.

Update (2:42 p.m.): The campus lockdown has been lifted.  A-State will resume normal operations.

Police are continuing to investigate the earlier report and are reviewing campus security footage.

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Instructor of Political Science


  • M.P.A., Arkansas State University
  • B.A., Economics, Arkansas State University

Teaching Specialties

  • Introduction to Political Science
  • Introduction to United States Government

Research Interests

  • Public Administration
  • Ethics in Government
  • Understanding the disparity among minorities and women in administration positions in Colleges and Universities


  • Arkansas Political Science Association
  • Pi Sigma Alpha - National Honor Society for Political Science
  • Strong-Turner Alumni Chapter of the ASU Alumni Association
  • Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

Patrick Hilson

Contact Information

P: (870) 972-2247
F: (870) 972-2720


Building: HSS
Room: 3050