Claire L. Adida

Associate Professor of Political Science

Claire Adida is an associate professor in the department of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego and a faculty affiliate with the Policy Design and Evaluation Lab (PDEL) and with the Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS). Her research is in Comparative Politics, and more specifically in the study of identity, immigration, and inter-group cooperation and conflict. Her work has been published in Comparative Political Studies, the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Economics and Politics, the Journal of Population Economics, and Cambridge University Press, and is forthcoming at the Journal of Experimental Political Science, Economic Inquiry, Annals of Economics and Statistics, and Harvard University Press. Current research projects include understanding how African leaders play the ethnic card to garner support from non-coethnics, investigating when and how legislator performance-information affects electoral behavior, and explaining American attitudes toward immigration in light of the Ebola crisis. She received her Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University in 2010.

Ph.D. Stanford University, 2010
Comparative Politics

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