Tuesdays 4:00 - 5:00 p.m. or by appointment.
Ph.D., Political Science, Duke University
M.A., Political Science, Duke University
Political Psychology; Public Opinion; Race, Ethnicity, and Politics
Efrén O. Pérez
Assistant Professor of Sociology (by courtesy)
Faculty Affiliate, Research on Individuals, Politics & Society Lab
Faculty Affiliate, Latin American Public Opinion Project
Efrén O. Pérez (Ph.D., Duke University, 2008) is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Vanderbilt University, and an affiliate of its Research on Individuals, Politics, & Society (RIPS) experimental lab. His research interests encompass political psychology and public opinion, with an emphasis on racial and ethnic politics. Pérez's current research includes several papers on the relationship between language and survey response, as well as two projects on group identity, identity threat, and political response. His scholarship has been published in the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Political Analysis, and Political Behavior.