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Faculty

Lorrie Frasure-Yokley

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Email    lfrasure@polisci.ucla.edu
Office  3278 Bunche Hall
Phone   (310) 825-7829
Lorrie Frasure-Yokley is an Associate Professor of Political Science at UCLA. Lorrie Frasure-Yokley is an Associate Professor of Political Science at UCLA. Professor Frasure-Yokley’s research interests include racial and ethnic politics, political behavior, state and local governance and the political economy of metropolitan areas. Her book, Racial and Ethnic Politics in American Suburbs (Cambridge University Press, 2015) is the 2016 Winner of the Best Book Award by the Race, Ethnicity, and Politics (REP) Section and the Dennis Judd Best Book Award by the Urban and Local Politics Section of the American Political Science Association (APSA). She examines international and domestic migration to American suburbs and the responsiveness of state and local institutions to the political and policy concerns of immigrant and ethnic minority groups. She is the co-Principal Investigator of the Collaborative Multiracial Post-Election Study (CMPS) 2008 and 2012, the first multi-state, multi-racial, multi-lingual post-election study of racial and political preferences and behavior among registered voters in the United States. In 2016, the Collaborative Multiracial Post-Election Survey (CMPS) brought together a consortium of over 80 scholars, across 55 universities/colleges to create the first national, cooperative, 100% user content driven, multi-racial, multi-lingual, post-election survey of registered and non-registered adults in a presidential election. Professor Frasure-Yokley is the recipient of several local and national awards including the Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship from the National Research Council of the National Academies, and the Clarence Stone Young Scholars Award of the American Political Science Association’s Urban Politics Section.

Degrees

University of Maryland-College Park, Department of Government and Politics Ph.D. in Government and Politics, December 2005 (American Politics and Urban Political Economy) University of Maryland-College Park, Department of Government and Politics M.A. in Government and Politics, 2003 University of Chicago, Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies M.P.P, 2001 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Department of Political Science B.A. in Political Science, High Distinction, 1999

Fields of Study

Race, Ethnicity and Politics and American Politics