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
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Department of Political Science
1555 Dickey Drive
Atlanta, GA 30322
- 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
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.