In this working paper, I present evidence that DACA had a temporary, liberalizing effect on all American’s immigration attitudes.
Extensive discussion after the 2016 Elections framed low support for Clinton amongst Sanders primary voters as an explanation for Clinton’s disappointing Electoral College performance. How well does that claim hold up?
In the spring of 2020 I designed and prepared a course for Cayuga Community College via the Cornell Prison Education Program.
My dissertation examines how DACA shaped the political attitudes and racial/ethnic identities of the Dreamers. The program’s arbitrary cutoffs enable me to identify how the initiative shaped the attitudes of the eligible relative to the most narrowly ineligible. I find largely adverse results.
This working paper presents evidence that racial resentment and perceptions of relative deprivation have independent, negative effects on white voter turnout, but that, interactively, they have a positive effect.