Moderator: Erica R. Edwards, Professor of English & African American Studies
With Distinquish Speakers:
Christina Greer is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University. Her research and teaching focus on American politics, Black ethnic politics, campaigns and elections, and public opinion. Professor Greer is the author of Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream investigates the increasingly diverse black populations in the US from Africa and the Caribbean.
Jacob (Jake) M. Grumbach is an Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Washington. He received his PhD from UC Berkeley in spring of 2018 and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics at Princeton.
Professor Grumbach’s research focuses broadly on the political economy of the United States. He is particularly interested in public policy, American federalism, campaign finance, and statistical methods.
LaFleur Stephens-Dougan is an Associate Professor of Politics at Princeton University. She earned her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Michigan. Her research interests include racial attitudes, Black politics, and public opinion. Her book Race to the Bottom was awarded the 2021 Ralph J. Bunche Award from the American Political Science Association and the 2021 David O. Sears Best Book Award from the International Society of Political Psychology. Her work has been published in the Journal of Politics, the American Political Science Review, Electoral Studies, the Annual Review of Political