Tasha Philpot, assistant professor of government, and Daron Shaw, associate professor of government, will recruit, interview and collect data from a national sample of African Americans in collaboration with the University of Michigan's 2008 American National Election StudyCenter for African and African American Studies and the Center for Women's and Gender Studies at the university.
Shaw is the author of "Unconventional Wisdom: Facts and Myths About American Voters," forthcoming from Oxford University Press. He worked as a strategist in the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections and serves on the national decision team for Fox News.
Learn more about the 2008 American National Election Study.
For more information, contact: Jennifer McAndrew, College of Liberal Arts, 512-232-4730; Tasha Philpot, Center for African and African American Studies, College of Liberal Arts, 512-232-3681. University of Texas at Austin