Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 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
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 a book-length project on implicit bias and U.S. immigration politics, which has been funded by the National Science Foundation; and, a comprehensive examination of language and survey response among U.S. Latinos. His research has been published in The Journal of Politics, Political Analysis, and Political Behavior.