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Princess H. Williams

Education:

B.A., Political Science, Jackson State University; M.A., Political Science, University of Michigan; Ph.D., Political Science, University of Michigan

Dissertation:

The Politics of Place: How Southern Identity Shapes Americans’ Political Beliefs

Thesis Advisor:

Vincent Hutchings, Professor of Political Science, and Nicholas Valentino Professor of Political Science, University of Michigan

Research Topic:

Our work will investigate how the communal kinship of high Southern identifiers engenders distinct pathways to political behavior from expressions of politically relevant emotions such as pride, anger, hope and shame.

Mentor:

Davin Phoenix, Professor of Political Science, University of California, Irvine

Current Position:

President’s Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Political Science, University of California, Irvine

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