Andra Gillespie

Associate Professor (Political Science) and Graduate Faculty of Emory Sociology

Director of The James Weldon Johnson Institute

Office: Tarbutton Hall 217E

Phone: (404) 727-9748

Fax: (404) 727-4586

Email: andra.gillespie@emory.edu

Additional Contact Information

Mailing Address:

Department of Political Science

Emory University
1555 Dickey Drive

Atlanta, GA 30322

Education

  • PhD in Political Science, Yale University, 2005
  • MPh in Political Science, Yale University, 2002
  • MA in African American Studies and Political Science, Yale University, 2001
  • BA in Government & Foreign Affairs and African American Studies, University of Virginia, 1999

Biography

Andra Gillespie courses and research cover African American Politics, particularly the politics of the post-Civil Rights generation of leadership, and political participation, in which she uses experimental methods of inquiry.

Dr. Gillespie is also the Director of The James Weldon Johnson Institute.