LaFleur Stephens-Dougan earned her Ph.D. in Public Policy and Political Science from the University of Michigan. Her research interests include racial attitudes, black politics and public opinion. Her book Race to the Bottom: How Racial Appeals Work in American Politics is forthcoming with the University of Chicago Press.  She is a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Time-Sharing in Experimental Social Sciences Research Grant, as well as grants from the Social Science Research Council and the  Center for the Study of Public Policy in Diverse Societies.

Selected Publications

"Priming Racial Resentment without Stereotypic Cues," The Journal of Politics 78, no. 3 (July 2016): 687-704.

Selected Honors and Awards

2014 Best Dissertation Award in Race and Ethnic Politics from the American Political Science Association