Director, Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality & Social Policy Professor of Public Policy Chair, PhD Program in Social Policy
Research interests: Political scientist. Statistical methods, law, political economy, and race and ethnic politics. Issues involving the political economy of race relations, the American legal system, and law and politics.
Research interests: Applied economics. Intersection of race, education and government. Educational and political ramifications of acts of police violence. Effects of federal election oversight on minority turnout and political polarization.
PhD in Sociology, 2011. Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, Duke University. Director of the Duke Polarization Lab.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholar in Health Policy Research, University of Michigan, 2011-2013.
Measuring Culture, by John W. Mohr, Christopher A. Bail, Margaret Frye, Jennifer C. Lena, Omar Lizardo, Terence E. McDonnell, Ann Mische, Iddo Tavory, and Frederick F. Wherry, has been published by Columbia University Press (July 2020).
Paul Lazarsfeld Award, Political Communication Section, American Political Science Association, for "Exposureto Opposing Views can Increase Political Polarization: Evidence from a Large-Scale Field Experiment on Social Media," 2019.
Thomas Langford Lectureship Award, for a Duke faculty member who embodies the highest values of scholarship, teaching, and collegiality, 2019.