The Obama Era, Black Attitudes, and Immigration Policy

Tuesday, February 21, 2017
12:00pm to 1:30pm
119 Moses Hall (Harris Room)
UC Berkeley

Lorrie Frasure-Yokley (UCLA) will present "The Obama Era, Black Attitudes, and Immigration Policy"

Lorrie Frasure-Yokley is an Associate Professor of political science at UCLA.  Her research interests include racial and ethnic politics, political behavior, state and local governance and the political economy of metropolitan areas. Her book, Racial and Ethnic Politics in American Suburbs (Cambridge University Press, 2015) is the 2016 Winner of the Best Book Award by the Race, Ethnicity, and Politics (REP) Section and the Dennis Judd Best Book Award by the Urban and Local Politics Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA).  She is the co-Principal Investigator of the Collaborative Multiracial Post-Election Study (CMPS) 2008 and 2012, the first multi-state, multi-racial, multi-lingual post-election study of racial and political preferences and behavior among registered voters in the United States.