Steadfast Democrats: How Social Forces Shape Black Political Behavior. 2020. with Ismail White. Princeton University Press
- 2021 Prose Award Finalist for Government and Politics
- FiveThirtyEight-Why So Many Black Voters Are Democrats, Even When They Aren’t Liberal
- The Atlantic-Why Black Voters Stick with Democrats
- The Washington Post-Biden lost his ‘electable’ claim. That’s why black votes are up for grabs again
- Book Review: Why Black Voters Keep Picking Democrats by Stephen L Carter
Laird, Chryl N., Corrine M. McConnaughy, Julian J. Wamble, and Ismail K. White. “We Are One: Understanding the Maintenance of Black Democratic Party Loyalty.” Accepted at the Journal of Politics (link)
- NPR’s All Thing’s Considered-What The Uproar Over Kanye West Might Reveal About Black Voters
- NPR’s CodeSwitch-What The Kanye Controversy Can Teach Us About Black Voters
- Vox-4 political science lessons from Kanye West’s embrace of Donald Trump
Benjamin, Andrea. Ray Block, Jared K. Clemons, Chryl N. Laird, and Julian J. Wamble. 2020. “Not Set in Stone: Investigating the Determining Factors of Confederate Monument Removal.” PS: Political Science & Politics, 53(2), 237-242. (link)
Burge, Camille, Julian J. Wamble, and Chryl N. Laird. 2020. “Missing the Mark?: An Exploration of Targeted Campaign Advertising’s Effect on African American Political Engagement.” 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)
- The Conversation-Would America Vote for Oprah for President?
- Newsweek-Is America Ready to Vote for Oprah?| Opinion
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)
- Winner of Best Paper, APSA Race, Ethnicity and Politics Section 2014
- Winner of Rodney G. Higgins Award, National Conference of Black Political Scientists, 2014
- Vox’s Mischief’s of Faction-Why Black Voter Turnout Fell in 2016
- Vox- 4 political science lessons from Kanye West’s embrace of Donald Trump
- The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage-Why are African-Americans such loyal Democrats when they are so ideologically diverse?
“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)
“Order Matters: How Question Order Affects Linked Fate Response Among African Americans”
“Me” versus “We?”: How Blacks Reconcile Cognitive Dissonance with Linked Fate”
“The Effects of Social Networks on Black Women’s Partisanship” with Julian Wamble
All Things Equal? How Perceptions of Racial Progress Undermine Racial Progress with Julian Wamble.
“Self-Persuasion and Attitude Change in Institutional Actors” with Morgan Hazelton and Molly Wilson.