Political Scientists Share Research and Perspectives Across Subfields at 4th Annual Princeton Conference on Identity and Inequality

Sunday, Oct 21, 2018

Professor Antoine Banks commenting On October 19, 2018, the fourth annual Princeton Conference on Identity and Inequality brought together political scientists who study processes of inequality and identity involving class, race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, or religion in American or comparative contexts. Scholars presenting their work included Antoine Banks (University of Maryland), Bernard Fraga (Indiana University), Mona Lena Krook (Rutgers University), Daniel Posner (UCLA), and Ariel White (MIT). Professor Vincent Hutchings (University of Michigan) analyzed the threads shared among the papers and stimulated discussion among all the attendees about how these different perspectives and subfields can be integrated in future research. The conference was organized by Professors Tali Mendelberg and Omar Wasow, both of Princeton University and CSDP faculty associates. The conference is in collaboration with IPRG (Identity Politics Research Group) and co-sponsored by Princeton's Center for the Study of Democratic Politics (CSDP), Bobst Center for Peace and JusticeProgram on Inequality, and Princeton Research in Experimental Social Sciences (PRESS).Mentorship lunch groups in progress