Ange-Marie Hancock

An expert on political engagement, African American politics, black-Latino relations, and women in politics

Associate Professor of Political Science, USC Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences
Associate Director, Center for the Study of Immigrant Integration at USC

Expertise

  • political psychology and engagement
  • Barack Obama
  • African American politics
  • black-Latino relations
  • the millennial generation and politics
  • welfare reform
  • California Proposition 8 and gay marriage
  • women and politics

Additional Information

  • Author of Beyond the Oppression Olympics: A Politics of Solidarity for the 21st Century (2011, Palgrave Macmillan) and The Politics of Disgust and the Public Identity of the “Welfare Queen” (2004, New York University Press)
  • Co-producer of documentary Beyond the Oppression Olympics: What Columbia Maryland Got Right (And Wrong) About Diversity in America
  • Staffer on numerous political campaigns, including the landmark 1989 David Dinkins mayoral campaign and for Adriano Espaillat, who became the first Dominican American elected to a State House in the U.S.
  • Member: American Association of Political Consultants, American Political Science Association (APSA), National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS), Western Political Science Association (WPSA)
  • Co-founder of the Intersectional Research section of the WPSA
  • Recipient: W.E.B. DuBois Best Book Award from NCOBPS (2006); Best First Book Award, Race & Ethnic Politics Organized Section, from APSA (2006); Betty Nesvold Award for the Best Paper on Women & Politics, 2002 WPSA Conference

Languages

  • French

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