Claire Adida is an assistant professor in the department of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego. She received her Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University in 2010. Her research is in Comparative Politics, and more specifically in the study of identity, inter-group cooperation and conflict. Her work has been published in Comparative Political Studies and in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and is forthcoming at Cambridge University Press and at Harvard University Press. Current research projects include identifying and explaining a Muslim disadvantage to immigrant integration in Europe; measuring the causal effects of ethnicity on voter behavior; unveiling the prevalence and political implications of ethnic ambiguity among African leaders; and identifying social desirability bias in African survey data.