Book

Steadfast Democrats: How Social Forces Shape Black Political Behavior with Ismail K. White. Forthcoming with Princeton University Press (February 2020).

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Benjamin, Andrea. Ray Block, Jared K. Clemons, Chryl N. Laird, and Julian J. Wamble. “Not Set in Stone: Investigating the Determining Factors of Confederate Monument Removal.” Accepted at PS: Political Science & Politics

Burge, Camille, Julian J. Wamble, and Chryl N. Laird. “Missing the Mark?: An Exploration of Targeted Campaign Advertising’s Effect on African American Political Engagement.” Accepted at Politics Groups, and Identities.(link) (Rap Ad) (Classical Ad).

White, Ismail K, Chryl N. Laird, Ernest B. McGowen, and Jared K. Clemons. 2019 “Political Awareness in Black and White: The Effect of Attention to Black Political Discourse on Black Opinion Formation.” In How Public Policy Impacts Racial Inequality, eds. Josh Grimm and Jaime Loke. Baton Rouge, LA: Louisiana State University Press. (link)

Wamble, Julian J. and Chryl N. Laird. 2018. “The Power of Post-Racial: An Exploration of Post-Racial Rhetoric’s Influence on Candidate Evaluations.” Politics, Groups and Identities. (link)

McClerking, Harwood K. Chryl N. Laird, and Ray Block. 2019. “The Fragility of Racial Transcendence: An Analysis of Oprah Winfrey’s Endorsement of the Barack Obama 2008 Presidential Campaign.”  American Politics Research 47(2): 304-328. (published online 2018). (link)

Laird, Chryl N. 2019. “Black Like Me: How Political Communication Changes Racial Group Identification and Its Implications.” Politics, Groups and Identities 7(2): 324-346. (published online 2017). (link) (appendix)

White, Ismail K., Chryl N. Laird, and Troy D. Allen. 2014 “Selling Out?: The Politics of Navigating Conflicts Between Racial Group Interest and Self-Interest.” with Ismail White and Troy Allen. American Political Science Review 108 (4): 783-800. (link)

Other Publications

“Shifting Blackness: Immigration, Ethnicity & Black Political Futures A TBS Conversations with Christina Greer & Candis Smith” April 2016. with Jonathan Fenderson. The Black Scholar-Online. (link)

Under Review

Laird, Chryl N., Corrine M. McConnaughy, Julian J. Wamble, and Ismail K. White. “We Are One: Understanding the Maintenance of Black Democratic Party Loyalty.” (link)

Working papers

“Self-Persuasion and Attitude Change in Institutional Actors” with Morgan Hazelton and Molly Wilson.

“Me” versus “We?”: How Blacks Reconcile Cognitive Dissonance with Linked Fate”

All Things Equal? How Perceptions of Racial Progress Undermine Racial Progress with Julian Wamble.