Kerry Haynie
  • Kerry Haynie

  • Associate Professor of Political Science
  • Overview

    Kerry L. Haynie is an Associate Professor of Political Science and African & African American Studies. He directs Duke’s Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in the Social Sciences, and is one of the editors of the journal, Politics, Groups, and Identities. A native of Kannapolis, North Carolina, he received his B.A.(1985) and Ph.D. (1994) from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He has a Masters of Public and International Affairs degree from the University of Pittsburgh (1988). Professor Haynie’s research and teaching interests are in race and ethnic politics, intersections of race and gender, legislative processes, state-level politics, southern politics, and comparative urban politics. Along with articles in The Journal of Politics; Legislative Studies Quarterly; Politics, Groups, and Identities; International Journal of Africana Studies; Social Science and Medicine; and the Journal of Women Politics and Policy, his publications include New Race Politics in America: Understanding Minority and Immigrant Voting (co-edited with Jane Junn, Cambridge University Press), African American Legislators in the American States (Columbia University Press), The Encyclopedia of Minorities in American Politics, Volume I: African Americans and Asian Americans(Oryx Press); and The Encyclopedia of Minorities in American Politics, Volume II: Hispanic Americans and Native Americans (Oryx Press). Professor Haynie has traveled widely speaking on race and politics, including invited talks in France, Germany, and South Africa. He is the co-winner (w/Beth Reingold) of the American Political Science Association’s Women and Politics Research Section’s Best Paper Award for 2012.
  • Education

    • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1994
    • B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1985
  • Awards and Honors

    • Best Paper Award. American Political Science Association’s Women and Politics Research Section., 2013
    • Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Award,. Duke University., 2012
  • Professional Activities

    • Presentation
      • “Representing Women’s Interests at the Intersections of Race, Gender and Ethnicity”. State Politics and Policy Conference. May 24, 2013
      • US Presidential Election Analysis: What Happened and Why?. November 7, 2012
      • US Presidenential Election Analysis: What to Look For, What to Expect. November 6, 2012
      • “Representing Women’s Interests and Intersections of Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in U.S. State Legislatures. Identity, Gender, and Representation: Empirical Analysis of Representation of Women’s Interests. March 2012
      • Social Justice and Urban Governance in the American South: understanding the experiences of Atlanta and New Orleans”. Southern Political Science Association Conference. January 2012
      • Race and US Elections. November 1, 2011
      • “Social Justice and Urban Governance in the American South: understanding the experiences of Atlanta and New Orleans”. 2nd Annual International Conference on Local Government. November 2011
      • Barriers to Social Justice in the American South and South Africa. January 13, 2011
      • Race and Politics in the Obama Era. January 9, 2011
      • The New Race Politics: Implications for 2008 and Beyond. December 2, 2010
      • Invisible Presence: Black Women and the New Black Politics. December 2, 2010
      • The Interdisciplinary Nature of the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Politics. August 2010
      • Race, Ethnicity, and Representation: The Changing Landscape of State Legislative Diversity. 2010 State Politics and Policy Conference. June 2010
      • Is the Us Ready for Barack Obama? Is Barack Obama ready for the US?". December 17, 2009
      • “Invisible Presence: Black Women and the New Black Politics.”. October 23, 2009
      • American Political Science Association's State Politics and Policy annual conference. May 2009
      • Still Two Nations? The Resiliency of the Color Line. March 1, 2009
      • Policy Implications of a New NC Governor. November 1, 2008
      • Race, Gender, and Politics: A Community Discussion. October 1, 2008
      • The Muslim Vote. October 1, 2008
      • New Race Politics In America: The 2008 Election and Beyond. October 1, 2008
      • New Race Politics In America: The 2008 Election and Beyond. October 1, 2008
      • Race and the 2008 Election. September 1, 2008
      • Race and the 2008 Election. September 1, 2008
      • Race, Ethnicity, Gender and the Political Geography of Descriptive Representation in American State Legislatures. September 1, 2008
      • Descriptive Representation and Intersections of Race, Ethnicity, and Gender in State Legislatures. May 1, 2008
    • Service to the Profession
      • various presses. December 22, 2008
      • Co-Organizer and Co-Host : Southeast Regional Conference of the Mellon Mays Undergraduate Fellowship Program. November 21, 2008
  • Selected Publications

  • Selected Grants

    • Increasing Housing Stability: Assessing Promising Tenancy Support Models to Inform Local, State, and National Policy and Practice 2016 - 2019
    • Duke Summer Institute for Tenure and Professional Advancement (SITPA) 2015 - 2017
    • Public Perspectives and Experience Regarding Genetic Ancestry Testing 2012 - 2016
    • Collaborative Research: Representation and the Intersections of Gender, Race and Ethnicity 2006 - 2011
    • Disease and Diversity Among Civil War Veterans 2006 - 2008