Chandler James, Department of Political Science

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Chandler James

Assistant Professor
Practice Areas: American Politics, U.S. Presidency, Public Opinion

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Chandler James is an academic expert in American politics, the U.S. presidency and public opinion. His research has been published in Presidential Studies Quarterly and has been supported by the American Political Science Association, the University of Chicago Council on Advanced Studies, and the Bradley Foundation. 

Recent Media:
Kari Lake campaigns in front of Confederate flag, and AZ GOP rival Mark Lamb stay silent (USA Today, June 11, 2024)
Young people are lukewarm about Biden – and giving them more information doesn’t move the needle much (The Conversation, Feb. 21, 2024)
Harris Public Policy hosts a forum for cutting-edge political science research (University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, Aug. 10, 2022)
Column: If Trump wrote a letter to Biden … using Donald’s own words (Chicago Tribune, Jan. 19, 2021)