About Chryl Laird

Assistant Professor

Government and Legal Studies

Bowdoin College

Fields: American

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Email: claird@bowdoin.edu

Website: http://chryllaird.com

Google Scholar profile: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=PGpQdewAAAAJ&hl=en

Twitter profile: @chryllaird

Biographical sketch and research interests

I am an Assistant Professor of Government and Legal Studies at Bowdoin College. I received my Ph.D. in Political Science from The Ohio State University in 2014. I study American Politics with specialization in Political Psychology and Race and Ethnic Politics. My research agenda and dissertation, Black Like Me: The Malleability of African American Political Racial Group Identification, examines the importance of black political discourse in black opinion formation and racial group norms. My published work can be found in the American Political Science Review, Politics, Groups, and Identitiesand American Politics Research.  My research has also been featured on media outlets including Vox’s Mischiefs of FactionThe Conversation, and Newsweek.