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Davenport, Lauren D. 2018. Politics Beyond Black and White: Biracial Identity and Attitudes in America. New York: Cambridge University Press. Available at Amazon and Cambridge University Press.


Davenport, Lauren D., Shanto Iyengar, and Sean J. Westwood. 2022. “Racial Identity, Group Consciousness, and Attitudes: A Framework for Assessing Multiracial Self-Classification.” American Journal of Political Science 66(3): 570-586. Blog summary.

Davenport, Lauren D., Annie Franco, and Shanto Iyengar. 2022. “Multiracial Identity and Political Preferences." Journal of Politics 84(1): 620-624.

Davenport, Lauren D. 2020. “The Fluidity of Racial Classifications." Annual Review of Political Science 23: 221-240.

Davenport, Lauren D. 2016. “The Role of Gender, Class, and Religion in Biracial Americans’ Racial Labeling Decisions.” American Sociological Review 81(1): 57-84. AppendicesReplication Code.

Davenport, Lauren D. 2016. “Beyond Black and White: Biracial Attitudes in Contemporary U.S. Politics.” American Political Science Review 110(1): 52-67.  Replication Code.

Adida, Claire L., Lauren D. Davenport, and Gwyneth McClendon. 2016. “Ethnic Cueing Across Minorities: A Survey Experiment on Candidate Evaluation in the U.S.” Public Opinion Quarterly 80(4): 815-836.

Projects in Progress

“Racial Context(s) in American Political Behavior” (with Allison Anoll and Rachel Lienesch, under review)
      Winner of the 2022 Best Paper Award, American Political Science Association, Race and Ethnic Politics Section

“Deconstructing Race” (with Hakeem Jefferson and Hunter Rendleman, under review)

“The Politics of Interracial Couples” (with Mackenzie Israel-Trummel and Chenoa Yorgason)

“The Multiple Dimensions of Race and Political Attitudes” (with Taeku Lee and Alexander Agadjanian)