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Jamila Michener

Assistant Professor

White Hall
jm2362@cornell.edu

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Overview

Jamila Michener is an Assistant professor in the department of Government. Her research focuses on poverty and racial inequality in American politics. More specifically, her work explores two overarching themes: the conditions under which economically and racially disadvantaged groups engage in the political process, and the role of the state in shaping the political and economic trajectories of marginalized communities. Centering on these concerns, her research has been supported by the Ford Foundation, the National Science Foundation and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

Departments/Programs

  • Government

Graduate Fields

  • Africana Studies
  • Government

Research

Her research focuses on poverty and racial inequality in American politics. More specifically, her work explores two overarching themes: the conditions under which economically and racially disadvantaged groups engage in the political process, and the role of the state in shaping the political and economic trajectories of marginalized communities.

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