Faculty & Graduate Student Research

Our faculty and students continue to conduct research in the areas of race and ethnicity, gender and sexuality, indigeneity, and income inequality. Included below is a listing of specific articles that pertain to these areas:

Samuels, David & Teele, Dawn. "New Medium, Same Story? Gender Gaps in Book Publishing." Political Science & Politics. July 2020: http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3283107

Sumner, Jane, Dion, Michelle, and Mitchel Sara. "Gender, seniority, and self-citation practices in political science." Scientometrics. July 2020, 1-28. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-020-03615-1

Borgida, E. "Racial Bias Increases False Identification of Black Suspects in Simultaneous Lineups." Social Psychological and Personality Science, 10(6), 722-734.

Bose, A. “Frantz Fanon and the Politicization of the Third World as a Collective Subject,” Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 21, no. 5 (March 2019): 671-689.

Caraway, T. “Politicizing the Minimum Wage: Wage Councils, Worker Mobilization, and Local Elections in Indonesia” (with Michele Ford and Oanh Nguyen), Politics & Society 47:2 (2019).

Federico, C. M., & Aguilera, R. (2019). “The distinct pattern of relationships between the Big Five and racial resentment among white Americans.” Social Psychological & Personality Science, 10, 274-284.

Gambino, E. “A More Thorough Resistance”? Coalition, Critique, and the Intersectional Promise of Queer Theory, Political Theory, online June 4, 2019.

Key, Ellen M., and Sumner, J.L.. "You Research Like a Girl: Gendered Research Agendas and Their Implications." PS: Political Science & Politics 52, no. 4 (2019): 663-668. 

Kinsella, H. “Family values? Sexism and heteronormativity in Feminist Evolutionary Analytic (FEA) research.” Review of International Studies 45:2 (2019), pp. 260-279 (with Laura Sjoberg).

Kinsella, H. “Sex as the secret: counterinsurgency in Afghanistan.” International Theory 11:1 (2019), pp. 26-47. 

Kinsella, H. “Feminism,” in John Baylis, Steve Smith, and Patricia Owens (eds.), The Globalization of World Politics: An Introduction to International Relations (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019/2016), pp. 189-203.

Kinsella, H. “’Well, what is the Feminist Perspective on International Affairs?’: Theories/Practices.” International Affairs 95: 6 (2019), pp. 1209–1213 (with Laura Shepherd).

Kinsella, H. “Critical Feminist Theories and International Relations,” special issue of International Affairs 95: 6 (2019), pp. 1215-1312 (co-edited with Laura Shepherd).

Luxon, N. "Gender and the Circulation of Power," in Archives of Infamy, Ed. Nancy Luxon, trans. Thomas Scott-Railton, University of Minnesota  Press, 2019.

Minta, M. “Diversity and Minority Interest Group Advocacy in Congress.” Political Research Quarterly, December 2019. 

Mitamura, E. “The Coloniality of Abridgment: Afterlives of Mass Violence in Cambodia and the US,” Third World Quarterly, Volume 40, Number 2 (2019): 389-404.

Nichols, R. 2020. Theft is Property! Dispossession and Critical Theory. Duke University Press.

Nimtz, A. and Morales, E. (Jan. 2020). “The Dynamics of Racial Discrimination in Cuba Past and Present.” In Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. Oxford University Press.

Nimtz, A. “Counterpoint: Kersten, New York Times both obscure the deeper struggle for justice—among classes, not colors,” Minneapolis Star Tribune, Dec. 15, 2019.

Nimtz, A. “From a Constituent of Congresswoman Ilhan Omar: Anti-Semitism, What It is and Why It’s Dangerous,” Tikkun Online, May 19, 2019.

Samuels, D. “Gender Gaps in Perceptions of Political Science Journals” (with Nadia Brown, Yusaku Horiuchi and Mala Htun). PS: Political Science and Politics 53(1): 114-121 (Jan 2020).

Soss, J. "A Debt of Care: Commerical Bail and the Gendered Logic of Criminal Justice Predation." RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences. 5(1): 150-172.

Spindel, J. and Ralston, R. (2020). “Taking Social Cohesion to Task: Perceptions of Transgender Military Inclusion and Concepts of Cohesion.” Journal of Global Security Studies, 5(1): 80-96.

Temin, D. "“Nothing much had happened”: Settler colonialism in Hannah Arendt," European Journal of Political Theory, online December 2019.

Toff, B. "Explaining the Gener Gap in News Avoidance: 'News-is-for-Men' Perceptions and the Burdens of Caretaking." Journalism Studies 20(11): 1563-1579. DOI: 10.1080/1461670X.2018.1528882.

Appleby, J., & Federico, C. M. (2018). “The racialization of electoral fairness in the 2008 and 2012 United States presidential elections.” Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 21, 979-996.

Dahl, A. 2018. Empire of the People: Settler Colonialism and the Foundations of Modern Democratic Thought. University Press of Kansas.

Dion, M.L., Sumner, J.L., and Mitchell, S.M.. "Gendered citation patterns across political science and social science methodology fields." Political Analysis 26, no. 3 (2018): 312-327.

Ewig, C. "Forging Women's Substantive Representation: Intersectional Interests, Political Parity and Pensions in Bolivia." Politics and Gender, 2018, 14(3): 433-459.

Goold, S.D., Myers, C.D., Danis, M., Abelson, J., Barnett, S., Calhoun, K., Campbell, E.G., Lahahnn, L., Hammad, A., Rosenbaum, R.P., Kim, H.M., Salman, C., Szymecko, L., Rowe, Z.E. 2018. “Members of Minority and Underserved Communities Set Priorities for Health Research.” Milbank Quarterly.

Isoke, Z. "Black Ethnography, Black(Female)Aesthetics: Archiving Black Politcal Life." Theory and Event: Special Issue on Black Feminism and Afro-Pessimism. Volume 21 No. 1. 2018.

Luxon, N. “Switchpoints of Power: Gender and Authorial Practices in #MeToo,” in Wie männlich ist Autorität: Feministische Kritik und Aneignung, eds. Catherine Newmark and Hilge Landweer (Frankfurt am Main: Campus Verlag, 2018).

Murib, Z. “Unsettling the GLBT and Queer Coalitions in US Politics through the Lens of Queer Indigenous Critique,” New Political Science, Volume 40, Number 1 (2018): 165-176.

Nimtz, A. “Affirmative Action: Curse or Cure?” New York Times, Oct. 27, 2018.

Nimtz, A. “Bourgeois fear of revolution means disowning the Civil War,” MR Online, April 3, 2018.

Samuels, D. "Gender & Editorial Outcomes at Comparative Political Studies.” PS: Political Science and Politics, June 2018 (Special Issue, Symposium on “Gender in the Journals, Continued.”).

Soss, J. "Unequal Positions: A Relational Approach to Racial Inequality Trends in the U.S. States, 1940-2010." Social Science History. doi:10.1017/ssh.2018.36.

Smith, B.A., Murib, Z., Motta, M., Callaghan, T.H., and Theys, M. “‘Gay’ or ‘Homosexual’? The Implications of Social Category Labels for the Structure of Mass Attitudes,” American Politics Research, Volume 46, Number 2 (2018): 336-372.

Sumner, J.L. "The Gender Balance Assessment Tool (GBAT): a web-based tool for estimating gender balance in syllabi and bibliographies." PS: Political Science & Politics 51, no. 2 (2018): 396-400.

Temin, D. "Custer's sins: Vine Deloria Jr. and the settler-colonial politics of civic inclusion," Political Theory 46.3 (2018): 357–379.

Borgida, E. "Social Norms and Egalitarian Values Mitigate Authoritarian Intolerance Toward Sexual Minorities." Politcal Psychology, 38(5), 777-794.

Dahl, A. "Black Disembodiment in the Age of Ferguson," New Political Science 39.3 (2017): 319-32.

Dahl, A. "The Black American Jacobins: Revolution, Radical Abolition, and the Transnational Turn," Perspectives on Politics, 15.3 (September 2017): 633-646.

Ewig, C. "The Reactive Left: Gender Equality and the Latin American Pink Tide." Social Politics. 2017, 24(4): 345-369

Ewig, C. "Latin-America's Left-Turn and the Political Empowerment of Indigenous Women." Social Politics. 2017, 24(4): 425-451.

Ewig, C. "The Left Turn and Abortion Politics in Latin America." Social Politics. 2017, 24(4): 481-510.

Goold, S.D., Myers, C.D., Szymecko, L., Collins, C., Martinez, S., Ledón, C., Campbell, T.R., Danis, M., Cargill, S., Kim, H.M., Rowe. Z.E. 2017. “Priorities for Patient Centered Outcomes Research: The Views of Minority and Underserved Communities.” Health Service Research.

Kinsella, H. “Discovering Paradise Islands: The Politics and Pleasures of Feminist Utopias, A Conversation,” Feminist Review 116:1 (2017), pp. 1-21 (with Ramzi Fawaz and Justin Hall).

Kinsella, H. “Dystopias and Utopias,” special issue of Feminist Review 116:1 (2017) (co-edited with Gina Heathcote).

Luttig, M. D., Federico, C. M., & Lavine, H. G. (2017). “Supporters and opponents of Donald Trump respond differently to racial cues: An experimental analysis.” Research & Politics, 4, 1-8.

Manion, M., Ralston, R., Matthews, T., and Allen, I. (2017). Budget Analysis as a Tool to Monitor Economic and Social Rights. Journal of Human Rights Practice, 9(1), 146-158. 

Nimtz, A. “The Meritocratic Myopia of Ta-Nehisi Coates,” MR Online, Nov. 20, 2017.

Soss, J. "Police Are Our Government: Politics, Politcal Science, and the Policing of Race-Class Subjugate Communities." Annual Review of Political Science. 20: 565-591.

Spindel, J. and Ralston, R. “The Transgender Ban and the Politics of Exclusion.” Duck of Minerva, 28 July 2017.

Temin, D. and Dahl, A. "Narrating Historical Injustice: Political Responsibility and the Politics of Memory," Political Research Quarterly 2017, Vol. 70(4) 905–917.

Borgida, E. "The Separate Spheres Model of Genderd Inequality. PloS ONE. 11(1): e0147315. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0147315.

Dahl, A. "Nullifying Settler Democracy: William Apess and the Paradox of Settler Sovereignty," Polity 48.2 (April 2016): 279–304.

Farge, A. and Foucault, M., Disorderly Families: Infamous Letters from the Bastille Archives, Ed. and Introduction by Nancy Luxon, trans. Thomas Scott-Railton, University of  Minnesota Press, 2016.

Kinsella, H. “Gender and Human Shielding,” pp. 305-310, in “Symposium on Critical Perspectives on Human Shields,” American Journal of International Law (AJIL Unbound) 110 (2016), pp. 296-334.

Luxon, N. “Inside/Outside Clinical and Colonial Encounters,” essay contribution to a Critical Exchange on psychoanalysis and politics, organized by Nancy Luxon and Lori Marso, Contemporary Political Theory 15.1 (February 2016): 119-138.

Manion, M., Ralston, R., Matthews, T., and Allen, I. “Using Budget Analysis to Confront Governments: What Practitioners Need to Know.” OpenGlobalRights, 2 May 2016.

Nimtz, A. “Violence and/or Nonviolence in the Success of the Civil Rights Movement: The Malcolm X-Martin Luther King, Jr. Nexus.” New Political Science, March 2016, Vol. 38, No. 1., pp. 1-22.