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Andra Gillespie

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Political Science Professor

Phone: (404) ***-****  
Emory University
1520 Clifton Road NE Suite 234
Atlanta , Georgia 30322
United States

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  • Bachelor of Arts degree , Government & Foreign Affairs and African American Studies
    University of Virginia
  • Master of Philosophy , Political Science
    Yale University
  • Master of Arts , African American Studies
    Yale University
  • doctorate
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"For Democrats who are disadvantaged ..., 29 June 2014 [cached]
"For Democrats who are disadvantaged politically in the region, it's one way for them to at least attempt to neutralize the impact or the advantage that religiosity has for the Republican Party," said Andra Gillespie, an Emory University political science professor.
For many blacks, though, this case ..., 24 Nov 2014 [cached]
For many blacks, though, this case has become personal, and they are already skeptical about the prospect of finding justice under the law, said Andra Gillespie, associate professor of political science at Emory University.
A no-bill in this case, she said, will "amount to reinforcement that justice is different if you're African-American. It's another piece of evidence."
Gillespie, who is interim chair of African-American studies at Emory, believes blacks have been more attuned to the case.
"Democrats ignore [such] blips at their ..., 16 May 2014 [cached]
"Democrats ignore [such] blips at their peril," says Andra Gillespie, a political scientist at Emory University in Atlanta and the author of "The New Black Politician.
Holland Board, 10 April 2011 [cached]
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Andra Gillespie, political ..., 13 Mar 2014 [cached]
Andra Gillespie, political science professor at Emory University, said personal bias and perspective dictate their response.
"Rightly or wrongly, when Republicans make comments about structural issues, that's going to be perceived by some as paternalistic," she said.
"It's going to be received differently from a black Democrat than from a white Republican," Gillespie said.
Gillespie said that if a politician is going to talk about race and poverty and wants to be taken serious, "Don't invoke the man that wrote 'The Bell Curve.'"
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