Marcus Hawkins

Political Journalist


B.A., Political Science, Florida Atlantic University


  • Contributor to
  • Worked on local and national political campaigns


Marcus Hawkins is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed articles on conservative politics for over four years. Marcus has been politically active since he was a teenager. He has worked on local campaigns, including races for mayor and state senate, as well as national campaigns such as George W. Bush's 2004 reelection effort. 

In 2005, Marcus became a political reporter and writer for He also made guest appearances on local conservative talk radio shows across the country. Over the years, Marcus has created numerous topic-specific websites promoting conservative issues and candidates.


Hawkins earned a B.A. in Political Science with a focus on Middle Eastern studies at Florida Atlantic University.

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