Areas of Expertise:
political science | racial politics | race and ethnicity | American suburbs
Lorrie Frasure-Yokley is an associate professor of political science and an expert in racial and ethnic politics, state and local governance and the political economy of metropolitan areas. Frasure-Yokley is the co-principal investigator of the Collaborative Multi-racial Post-Election Study 2008 and 2012 — the first multi-state, multi-racial, multi-lingual post-election study of racial and political preferences and behavior among registered voters in the United States.
In her book, “Racial and Ethnic Politics in American Suburbs” (Cambridge University Press, 2015) Frasure-Yokley examines international and domestic migration to American suburbs and the responsiveness of state and local institutions to the political and policy concerns of immigrant and ethnic minority groups.