Paul Frymer, Associate Professor of Politics, Princeton University.
About the speaker
Paul Frymer is an Associate Professor of Politics at Princeton University and Director of its Program in Law and Public Affairs (LAPA).
Frymer writes and teaches on topics in American politics, institutions, law, and American political development, particularly as they intersect with issues of democratic representation, race and civil rights, and labor and employment rights.
Frymer is the author of two books: Uneasy Alliances: Race and Party Competition in America (reissued in 2010 with an afterward on President Obama's election) and Black and Blue: African Americans, the Labor Movement, and the Decline of the Democratic Party (2008), both published by Princeton University Press.
He is currently completing a book-length manuscript on the politics and historical beginnings of American expansion and empire.
Fryer earned his B.A. and J.D. at the University of California at Berkeley, and his Ph.D. in political science from Yale University.