Stephens-Dougan Comments in Christian Science Monitor on Kamala Harris's Role

June 21, 2021

An article in The Christian Science Monitor, As Kamala Harris’ portfolio grows, so does the scrutiny, quotes LaFleur Stephens-Dougan on parallels between Harris and Barack Obama:


Obama especially, but even Kamala Harris to a degree, has been able to capitalize on identity. They can help build bridges and cross cultural divides.

Stephens-Dougan is assistant professor of politics and a CSDP faculty associate at Princeton University. She is the author of Race to the Bottom: How Racial Appeals Work in American Politics (University of Chicago Press 2020).