Danielle Lemi is a PhD candidate in political science at UC Riverside specializing in political behavior and race and ethnic politics in the American context. In her mixed-method dissertation, The Consequences of Multiracial Identity for Elected Officials, Danielle examines the how the media portrays multiracial elected officials, how voters evaluate multiracial candidates, and how multiracial legislators view their identities. Thanks to the support from the Latino Scholarship Fund, Danielle will be conducting an experiment that examines how skin color affects evaluations of Latino candidates. Danielle Lemi is on the job market for the 2016-2017 cycle.
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