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Andra Gillespie

Political Science Professor

Emory University

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Emory University

1520 Clifton Road NE Suite 234

Atlanta, Georgia 30322

United States

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Emory University, recognized internationally for its outstanding liberal arts colleges, graduate and professional schools, and one of the Southeast's leading health care systems, is located on a beautiful, leafy campus in Atlanta, Georgia's historic Druid ... more

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Employment History

Associate Professor of Political Science
Emory University

Political Scientist
Emory University


Board Member
The Ron Brown Scholar Program


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


Web References (192 Total References)

"For Democrats who are disadvantaged ...

www.accessnorthga.com, 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 ...

www.ajc.com, 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 ...

news.yahoo.com, 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.

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www.ronbrown.org, 10 April 2011 [cached]

Andra Gillespie (1999), Treasurer

Andra Gillespie, political ...

www.click2houston.com, 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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