Ashley E Jardina

Assistant Professor of Political Science

External Address: 
140 Science Drive, 288 Gross Hall, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
American Politics, Behavior Identities

Ashley Jardina (Michigan PH.D. 2014) is an Assistant Professor of Political Science. Her research explores the nature of racial attitudes, the development of group identities, and the way in which these factors influence political preferences and behavior. She is also interested in the study of gender and politics. Her dissertation won the 2015 American Political Science Association award for the best dissertation in race and ethnic politics. 


  • Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 2014

Diop, A, Jardina, AE, Tessler, M, and Wittrock, J. "Antecedents of Trust among Citizens and Non-citizens in Qatar." Journal of International Migration and Integration 18.1 (February 2017): 183-202. Full Text

Valentino, NA, Brader, T, and Jardina, AE. "Immigration Opposition Among U.S. Whites: General Ethnocentrism or Media Priming of Attitudes About Latinos?." Political Psychology 34.2 (April 2013): 149-166. Full Text

Hutchings, VL, and Jardina, AE. "Experiments on Racial Priming in Political Campaigns." Annual Review of Political Science 12.1 (June 2009): 397-402. Full Text