About Andra Gillespie

Academics Overview

Andra Gillespie

404.727.9748 office, andra.gillespie@emory.edu

Andra Gillespie is an assistant professor of political science at Emory whose research examines political mobilization and race, as well as competition between minority groups. Gillespie's experience as a pollster and consultant has helped shape her research into what works — and what doesn't — in minority politics today as new leadership emerges separate from the civil rights generation.

Gillespie In the News
Agence France Presse: Michelle Obama, a voice for women in the White House
Atlanta Journal-Constitution:
The Michelle Obama Drama
Bloomberg: Michelle Obama Confronts ‘Extra Burden’ in New, Historic Role
Boston Globe: Pastor's Rebuttals Fuel Troubles for Obama
Politico: Does GOP have room for Steele?
: Obama vs. Jindal
Politico: Vote in House for DC?
USA Today:
Candidates are Locked in Intense Battle for Latinos
USA Today: Detroit's Mayor's Mother in Tight Congressional Race
Washington Post: Obama's Job and Ours

Gillespie News Releases

Obama Vulnerable on Leadership, says Emory's Gillespie (09.10.09)
Voter Turnout Key for GA Senate Race
Election 2008: Emory Experts Available
"Bradley Effect" Won't Be in Play for Election
Campaigns Must Get Out the Vote to Win
Voter Registration Efforts Can Be Vulnerable to Fraud
The Last Debate: Experts Analyze Presidential Contenders
Election '08 Panel Discussion Hosted by Emory Libraries (10.8.2008)
Presidential Race to Finish will be a Close One (09.4.2008)
Michelle Obama, DNC Provide Vital Views of Sen. Obama (08.26.2008)
Obama Faces Challenges on Race, Rumors And Leadership in Presidential Campaign (06.13.2008)
Clinton Not the Nominee, But Not Out of Power (06.4.2008)
Next Phase of Presidential Election Focus of Analysis for Emory Experts (06.4.2008)
Election Politics Predictable, Push New Paradigms (04.16.2008)
Obama Strikes Delicate Balance on Race (03.20.2008)

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