Christina Greer is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University – Lincoln Center (Manhattan) campus. Her research and teaching focus on American politics, black ethnic politics, urban politics, quantitative methods, Congress, New York City and New York State politics, campaigns and elections, and public opinion.
Greer’s book Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream investigates the increasingly ethnically diverse Black populations in the US from Africa and the Caribbean. She finds that both ethnicity and a shared racial identity matter and also affect the policy choices and preferences for Black groups.
Greer is currently writing her second manuscript and conducting research on the history of all African Americans who have run for the executive office in the U.S. Her research interests also include mayors and public policy in urban centers. Her previous work has compared criminal activity and political responses in Boston and Baltimore.
Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University
Areas of Expertise: American Politics, Black Ethnic Politics, Urban Politics, Quantitative Methods, Congress, New York City and New York State Politics, Campaigns and Elections, Public Opinion
Location: New York, NY
Secondary contact info: From September to April
Phone: (212) 636-6242
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Added December 2013. Last updated February 2021.