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Paula D. McClain

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2127 Campus Drive, Box 90067
Durham, NC 27708
(919) 681-1560 (office)
(email)
Education

Postdoctoral Fellowship, Analysis Center, The Wharton SchoolUniversity of Pennsylvania1982
University of Michigan, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research1979
University of Michigan, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research1978
PhDHoward University1977
M.A.Howard University1974
B.A.Howard University1972
Areas of Research

Racial politics and Urban politics

Professional Experience / Employment History

Duke University
Dean, The Graduate School and Vice Provost for Graduate Education, The Graduate School, July 1, 2013 - present
Professor, Department of Political Science, September 2000-present
Joint appointments: Sanford Institute of Public Policy
University of Virginia
Professor, Shannon Center for Advanced Studies, 1997-1998
University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia
Professor, Woodrow Wilson Departmen of Government and Foreign Affairs, September 1991-August 2000
Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Professor, School of Public Affairs, August 1990-August 1991
Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs, August 1982-August 1990
Acting Director, Doctorate of Public Administration Program, 1990
University of Pennsylvania
Postdoctoral Fellow/Research Associate, Analysis Center, The Wharton School, September 1981-July 1982
University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, August 1980-August 1981
Assistant Professor, Departments of Political Science and Afro-American Studies, September 1977-August 1980
Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Consultant, Social Science Research Center, July 1976
Produced a "Social Science Research Resource Manual"
Annapolis, Maryland
Consultant, Adaptive Systems, February-March 1976
Interviewed Pennsylvania State officials concerning CETA Program effectiveness.
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Intern, Office of Compliance, November 1971-June 1974
Responsibilities: Research and reply to Congressional inquiries concerning the status of charges, also participated in the briefing and researching of violations of discrimination in the utility of industry.
U.S. Senator Birch Bayh (D. Indiana)
Special Assistant, February 1971-October 1971
Responsibilities: Research and legislation on welfare, child care, drugs and education. Supervisor: Mr. Gordon Alexander.
Trans-Century Corporation
Administrative Assistant, July 1970-February 1971
serving the Project Director and three other staff members of the Peace Corps Transition Center. Responsibilities included processing and preparation of all returned volunteer invitations; drafting part of the Directors correspondence; advising
National Coordinating Council on Drug Abuse Education and Information
Program Coordinator, April 1970-July 1970
Duties included development of programs on drug abuse education and executing various public relations responsibilities.
Office of Senator Mike Gravel (D. Alaska)
Intern, August 1969-April 1970
Main responsibilities included legislative research and a limited amount of casework with various federal departments.
Office of Congressman Howard Pollock (R. Alaska)
Intern, August 1968-August 1969
Main responsibilities included reception duties and legislative research.
Awards, Honors, and Distinctions

2011 Winner of the Best Textbook on topics of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics published in 2010, Race, Ethnicity and Politics Section, American Political Science Association, August, 2011
2011 Dean’s Award for Excellence in Mentoring, Graduate School, Duke University, April, 2011
Frank J. Goodnow Distinguished Service Award, American Political Science Association, August, 2007
Meta Mentor Award, Women’s Caucus for Political Science, American Political Science Association., August, 2007
Aaron Wildavsky Award for Best Book in Public Policy, Policy Studies Organization, 1997
Award for the Best Scholarship on the Subject of Intolerance in North America, The Gustavus Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in North America, 1996
Award in Recognition of Excellence in Scholarship and Service to the Profession, American Political Science Association, 1995
Best Book Award for Race, Place, and Risk: Black Homicide in Urban America, National Conference of Black Political Scientists, 1995
Miriam Mills Award, Policy Studies Organization, 1994
Distinguished Ph.D. Alumni Award, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, Howard University, 1993
National Research Council, National Science Foundation Minority Graduate Fellowship Program, 1993, 1994
Award for Excellence in Teaching, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University, 1989-1990
Award for Excellence in Research, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University, 1988-1989
Award for Excellence in Service, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University, 1987-1988
Outstanding Achievement Award for Service, College of Public Programs, Arizona State University, 1987-1988
"Best Paper on Black Politics Award" with Albert K. Karnig, Western Political Science Association, 1984
Honorable Mention Acknowledgement for the American Association of University Women's Recognition for Young Scholars, 1984
Pacific Institute for Public Policy Research Fellow, San Francisco, CA, 1982-1983
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Atlanta, GA, Southern Fellowships Fund (Ford Foundation), 1981-1982
Postdoctoral Fellowship, Analysis Center, The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, 1981-1982
one of the Outstanding Young Women of America for 1980, 1980
Visiting Research Student, Research Institute on Immigration and Ethnic Studies, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., January-June 1977
Graduate Fellowships for Black Americans, National Fellowships Fund (Ford Foundation), Atlanta, GA, 1976-1977
Departmental Fellowship, Department of Political Science, Howard University, Washington, D.C., 1974-75 and 1975-76
Lucy Moten Research Fellowship, Howard University, Washington, D.C., Summer 1974
Phi Sigma Alpha (Gamma Kappa Chapter), Howard University, Washington, D.C., 1972
Conferences Organized

Co-Convenor, REGSS Spring Conference: "W(h)ither the Voting Rights Act", April 10, 2006
Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, Symposium "Minority Administrators in the West", July 1, 1984
Professional Service

Dept Officer
Department Chair, Woodrow Wilson Department of Government and Foreign Affairs, 1994-1997
Dept Committees
Chair, Graduate Admissions Committee, 2010 - present
Chair, Race, Ethnicity and Politics Qualifying Exam, 2010 - present
Chair, Behavior and Identities Field, 2010 - present
Graduate Affairs Committee, 2009 - 2010
Targets of Opportunity Faculty Search Committee, December 2009
   Chaired the committee to try to recruit Rodney Hero. We were not successful.
American Politics Search Committee, January 2005
Member, American Politics Search Committee, January 2005
Chair, Race, Ethnicity and Politics Search Committee, 2002-2003
A&S Council
Social Science Representative, Academic Council, 2010 - present
University Committee
Chair, Judicial Review Board, 2010 - present
Member, Provost's Faculty Diversity Committee, 2010 - present
Provost's Faculty Diversity Working Group, 2010 - present
Provost's Faculty Survey Working Group, 2010 - present
Chair, Blair Shepard, Dean of Fuqua, Review Committee, 2010 - present
Member as Past Chair of Academic Council, Board of Trustees Trustee Nominations Committee, 2009 - present
Member, Arts and Science Council Budget Task Force, 2002
Member, University Librarian Search Committee, 1992
Member, Numerous college and departmental committees
Member, Numerous University search committees, college and departmental committees
Member, Provost's Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure Committee, 2001-2005
Member, Provost's Diversity Task Force, 2002-2003
Chair, Provost's Appointments, Promotion, and Tenure Committee, 2002-2003
   (on leave 2003-2004)
Member, President's Athletic Department Task Force, 1999-2000
Member, Provost's Promotions and Tenure Committee, 1996-2000
Chair, Director of Carter G. Woodson Center for Afro-American and African Studies Search Committee, 1998-1999
Member, Darden Dean Search Committee, 1996-1997
Member, Weldon Cooper Center for Public Service Director Search Committee, 1996
Chair, Director of Carter G. Woodson Center for Afro-American and African Studies Search Committee, 1995-1996
Member, Athletic Director Search Committee, 1995
Member, Provost Search Committee, 1994
Member, College of Arts and Sciences Promotion and Tenure Committee, 1993-1994
Member, Arts and Sciences Dean's Budget Reduction Committee, 1992-1993
Member, Doctorate of Public Administration Executive Committee, 1988-1991
Member, Committee on Law and Social Sciences, 1987-1991
Co-chair, Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Committee, 1989-1990
Member, Campus Environment Team, 1989-1990
Member, College of Public Programs Personnel Committee, 1987-1988
Member, Human Subjects Research Review Board, 1985-1988
Member, Board, Faculty Women's Association, 1984-1988
Member, President's Minority Advisory Council, 1985-1987
Member, Women's Studies Advisory Committee, 1984-1987
Member, Board on Equal Opportunity, 1984-1987
Member, Curriculum Committee, 1978-1981
Member, Institutional Review Board, 1978-1980
University Services
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Gender in the Social Science, 2004 - present
Program Director, Race, Ethnicity and Politics Program, September 2000-present
Director, Ralph Bunche Summer Institute, September 2000-present
Director, Ralph Bunche Summer Institute, 1995 - present
Chair, Academic Council, July 01, 2007 - June 30, 2009
Co-Director, Center for the Study of Race, Ethnicity and Gender in the Social Sciences, Social Science Research Institute, January 2005
Director, Ralph Bunche Summer Institute, 1996-2000
Director, Mid-Career Executive Program, 1993-1994
Director, Master of Arts in Public Administration and Public Policy Program, 1992-1994
Papers Refereed
REU Review Panel, National Science Foundation, October 16, 2006
tenure/promotion committees, January 01, 2009 - December 31, 2009
   I did tenure and promotion reviews for: The Ohio State University, University of Texas at Austin, University of Rochester, Emory University, and Purdue University
Special Projects
Member of the Board, Board of Overseers, American National Election Study, 2006 -
   As a member of the Board of Overseers for the American National Election Study, I am pleased that we successfully completed the 2008 American National Election Study. We are now working on the 2012 study.
Co-Editor, Book series for Rowman and Littlefield and the University Press of Virginia, 2000 - present
Reviewer, Tenure and promotin reviews, November 2010
Member of the Committee, Search Committee for new Editor of the American Political Science Review, December 2006
Other
Member, Organizational Membership, current
   American Political Science Association Midwest Political Science Association National Conference of Black Political Scientists Western Political Science Association Southwest Political Science Association Southern Political Science Association International Political Science Association IPSA Research Committee on Socio-Political Pluralism Policy Studies Organization Women's Caucus for Political Science Homicide Research Working Group
Article Reviewer, current
   American Journal of Political Science Western Political Quarterly National Political Science Review American Politics Quarterly Women and Politics Journal of Criminal Justice Social Science Quarterly Journal of Policy History American Review of Politics Policy Studies Review Urban Affairs Quarterly Economic Development Quarterly International Studies Quarterly The Social Science Journal Journal of Politics Policy Studies Journal American Political Science Review
Manuscript reviewer, current
   Prentice-Hall, Inc. Longman, Inc. Scott, Foresman and Co. Harper Collins SUNY Press Temple University Press Oxford University Press Wesview Press Holt, Rinehart and Winston Yale University Press University Press of Virginia University of Chicago Russell Sage Foundation
Proposal Reviewer, current
   National Science Foundation National Institute of Justice
Co-Editor with Luis R. Fraga, Race, Ethnicity and Politics (Book Series) University Press of Virginia, present
Co-Editor with Joseph Stewart, Jr., The Spectrum Series: Race and Ethnicity in National and Domestic Politics (Book Series), Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, present
Member, Editoiral Board, Dilemmas in American Politics Series, Westview Press, present
Member, Editorial Board, Women and Politics Series, University of Nebraska Press, present
Program Co-Chair, 2003 World Congress, Durham, South Africa, 2003
Member, Advisory Committee, Consortium of Social Science Associations, American Political Science Association, 2001-present
Member, Committee of Visitors, CAREER Program, National Science Foundation, 2001
Member, Committee of Visitors, Social Science Programs, National Science Foundation, 2000
Chair, Annual Meeting Program, Midwest Political Science Association, 1999
Member, Advisory Committee, The Decade of Behavior, 1998 - present
Member, Committee of Visitors, Political Science Program, National Science Foundation, 1997
Member, Program Committee, Western Political Science Association, 1995
Chair, Lifetime Achievement Award Committee, Urban Politics Organized Section, 1994
Co-Chair, 1993 Annual Meeting Program, American Political Science Association, 1993
Co-chair Public Policy and Public Administration section, National Conference of Black Political Scientists, 1991
Member, Program Committee, Western Political Science Association, 1991
Member, Program Committee, Southwest Political Science Association, 1991
   Chair, Public Policy and Public Administration section, 1991
Member, Editorial Board, Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies, 1990-present
Member, Best Book Award Committee, Policy Studies Organization, 1990
Program chair, National Conference of Black Political Scientists, 1989
Member, Best Book Award Committee, Policy Studies Organization, 1989
Member and Section Co-Chair, Program Committee, Section, "Race, Gender and Ethnicity in Comparative Perspective, APSA, 1988
Member, Editorial Board, American Politics Quarterly, 1987-present
Member, Nominating Committee, National Conference of Black Political Scientists, 1985
Member, Nominating Committee, Women's Caucus for Political Science, 1985
Member, Breckenridge Paper Award Committee, Midwest Political Science Association, 1984
President-elect, Southern Political Science Association, 2004-2005
Vice President, International Political Science Association, 2000-2003
Member, Executive Committee, International Political Science Association, 1997-2003
Member, Advisory Committee, Directorate of the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences, National Science Foundation, 1999-2002
Member, Executive Committee, Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, University of Michigan, 1998-2002
Vice President-elect, Southern Political Science Association, 2000-2001
   (Program Chair, 2002)
Chair, Committee on the Status of Blacks, Southern Political Science Association, 1998-2000
Member, Advisory Committee on African-Americans in a Diversifying Nation, 1995-2000
   Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies/National Planning Association
Book Review Editor, National Political Science Review, 1987-2000
Chair, Harold D. Lasswell Award, American Political Science Association, 1998-1999
Member, Ad Hoc Strategic Planning Committee, Southern Political Science Association, 1998-1999
Temporary Chair, Ad Hoc Committee on Minority Programs, American Political Science Association, 1997-1998
Member, Task Force on Annual Meeting, American Political Science Association, 1996-1998
Member, Executive Council, Urban Politics Organized Section, 1995-1998
Member, Editorial Board, American Journal of Political Science, 1994-1997
Member, Editorial Board, Policy Studies Journal, 1992-1997
Member, Editorial Board, American Review of Politics, 1996-2003
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Homicide Studies, 1996-2001
Chair, Vicar Search Committee, Trinity Episcopal Church, Charlottesville, VA, 1995-1996
Senior Warden, Trinity Episcopal Church, Charlottesville, VA, 1995-1996
Member, Advisory Panel for the Political Science Program, Social, Behavioral and Economic Research, 1994-1996
   Division of the Social, Behavioral, and Economic Sciences Directorate, National Science Foundation
Vestry, Trinity Episcopal Church, Charlottesvile, VA, 1993-1996
Member, Editoiral Board, Urban Affairs Quarterly, 1992-1996
Member, Editorial Board, American Political Science Review, 1995-2001
Junior Warden, Trinity Episcopal Church, Charlottesville, VA, 1994-1995
Member, Executive Council, Southern Political Science Association, 1992-1995
Member, Council for International Exchange of Scholars(Fulbright), Political Science Review Panel, 1992-1995
Vice President, Administrative Committee, American Political Science Association, 1993-1994
Member, Nominating Committee, American Political Science Association, 1990-1992
Member, Executive Council, Western Political Science Association, 1989-1992
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Politics, 1991-1996
Member, Urban Crime Task Force, Phoenix Police Department, 1989-1991
Member, National Advisory Committee for project "Liberal Education, Study in Depth, and the Arts and Sciences Major", Association of American Colleges, 1988-1991
Literature Review Editor, Policy Studies Review, 1987-1991
Member, Publications Committee, Policy Studies Organization, 1987-1991
President, National Conference of Black Political Scientists, 1989-1990
Member, Membership Committee, Women's Caucus for Political Science, 1988-1990
Member, Phoenix Bicentennial Commission, 1987-1990
Member, Committee on the Status of Blacks in the Profession, Western Political Science Association, 1986-1990
President-elect, National Conference of Black Political Scientists, 1988-1989
Chair, Committee on the Status of Blacks in the Profession, Western Political Science Association, 1988-1989
Member, Executive Council, American Society for Public Administration-Arizona Chapter, 1987-1989
Member, Executive Council, National Conference of Black Political Scientists, 1986-1988
Member, Leonard D. White Award Committee, American Political Science Association, 1986-1987
Member, Board of Directors, Phoenix Black Theatre Troupe, 1986-1987
Member, Executive Council, American Political Science Association, 1985-1987
   (Administrative Committee, 1986-1987)
Member, Board of Directors, Phoenix Urban League, 1982-1987
Member, Outside Review Committee, Arizona State Department of Corrections, 1982-1984
Member, Editorial Board, PS, 1980-1983
Selected Recent Invited Talks

Lecture, “Race, Politics and the American Political System,”, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at Meharry Medical College, April 17, 2013
Pi Sigma Alpha Lecture, “Race, Immigration and Intergroup Relations: Results from Three Southern Cities,”, Department of Political Science, University of South Carolina, March 28, 2013
Keynote Address, North Carolina Political Science Association, Raleigh, NC, February 22, 2013
Lecture and workshop, Postdoctoral and Dissertation Fellows’ Mentoring Program, Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, February 16 - 17, 2012
“Diversity in the Discipline,”, Department of Political Science, Rutgers University, October 12, 2011
Intergroup Relations in Three Southern Cities, Purdue University, May 04, 2011
"An Era of Change or Politics as Usual? Can Women Find Commonality in Politics Across Race and Culture?", Charlotte, NC, May 19, 2009
"Diversity and Equality in the 21st Century America", Vienna, Salzburg, and Linz, Austria, February, 2009
"Teaching the Dynamics of Race and Gender", The Reinvention Center’s National Conference,, November 13, 2008
“The New Politics: A Town Hall Conversation on Race, Class, and Gender in Today’s Electorate,”, Smith College,, April 16, 2008
“Latino National Survey Junior Scholars Conference,”, Center for American Studies, Cornell University, November 1-2, 2007
“Black Americans and Latino Immigrants in a Southern City: Friendly Neighbors or Economic Competitors?”, Princeton University, October 19, 2006
“Racial Distancing in a Southern City: Latino Immigrants’ Views of Black Americans.”, The American Empirical Series, Stanford Institute for the Quantitative Study of Society (SIQSS), Stanford University, May 31, 2006
Panel and Conference Participant, “Immigrant Political Incorporation,”, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University,, April 21, 2005
Keynote Address, “Alabama Public Affairs Forum: Advancing Women and Minorities in Public Administration.”, Auburn University Montgomery, April 04, 2005
Presented invited paper co-authored with Victoria M. DeFrancesco, Monique L. Lyle, Niambi M. Carter, Gerald F. Lackey, Jeffrey D. Grynaviski, Kendra Davenport Cotton, Shayla C. Nunnally, Thomas J. Scotto, and J. Alan Kendrick, Conference on “Immigration to the United States: New Sources and Destinations,” Russell Sage Foundation, New York, NY, February 3, 2005
Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, March 17, 2004
Delmos Jones Visiting Scholar, CUNY Graduate Center, February 5, 2004
Department of Political Science, University of Southern California, April 28, 2003
Department of Political Science, Pennsylvania State University, February 21, 2003
Department of Political Science, Texas A & M University, April 27, 2001
Department of Political Science, Rice University, Houston, TX, April 26, 2001
Department of Politics, Washington and Lee University, Lexington, Virginia, January 27, 2000
Department of Political Science, Duke University, Durham, NC, April 9-10, 1998
Department of Politics, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, April 28-May 3, 1998
Department of Political Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, January 29-31, 1997
Department of Political Science, Texas A & M University, College Station, Texas, November 11-14, 1997
Pi Sigma Alpha Lecture, Department of Government, Colby College, April 2, 1997
Hobart and William Smith Colleges, November 1995
Guest lecturer, Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research, University of Michigan, August 1-2, 1990
Guest lecturer, Ralph Bunche Summer Institute, American Political Science Association, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, July 13-14, 1989
"Redefining America: Race, Migration and the Politics of Inclusion,", Georgetown University, April 10-11, 2008
"Redefining America: Race, Migration and the Politics of Inclusion,", Georgetown University, April 10-11, 2008
Lecture and workshop, Postdoctoral and Dissertation Fellows’ Mentoring Program, Pennsylvania State University, February 16-17, 2012
Lecture and workshop, Postdoctoral and Dissertation Fellows’ Mentoring Program, Pennsylvania State University, February 1617, 2012
Panel and Conference Participant, “Immigrant Political Incorporation,”, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, April 21-23, 2005
“Immigrant Political Incorporation, Workshop I,”, Center for American Political Studies and the W.E.B. Du Bois Institute for African and African American Research, Harvard University,, September 14-15, 2007
Doctoral Theses Directed

Efren O. Perez, (2006 - May 12, 2008)
Efren O. Perez, No Way José: The Nature and Sequence of U.S. Anti-Immigrant Opinion., (August 01, 2003 - May 12, 2008)
Niambi M. Carter, The Black/White Paradigm Revisited: African-Americans Between Race and Immigration in Durham, N.C., (August 01, 2000 - May 09, 2007)
James A. Kendrick, "'Kith and Kin' Black British Political Behavior (I cannot recall the exact title), (December 30, 2003 - January 06, 2006)
Shayla C. Nunnally, "Racial Socialization and Political Trust", (December 30, 2003 - May 12, 2005)

Publications

Books

  1. P.D. McClain and Joseph Stewart, Jr., "Can We All Get Along?" Racial and Ethnic Minorities in American Politics 6th edition (2014), (Boulder: Westview Press, 2014).
  2. P.D. McClain and Steven C. Tauber, American Government in Black and White, 2nd edition (2014), (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014).
  3. James Alt, Simone Chambers, Geoffrey Garrett, Margaret Levi, Paula D. McClain, The Encyclopedia of Political Science (October, 2010), Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2010 (This encylclopedia consists of five volumes with a total of 1801 pages..).
  4. P.D. McClain and Steven C. Tauber, American Government in Black and White (February, 2010), Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2010.
  5. Paula D. McClain and Joseph Stewart, Jr., "Can We All Get Along?" Racial and Ethnic Minorities in American Politics 5th edition (July, 2009), Boulder: Westview Press, 2010 (Published in July 2009).
  6. P.D. McClain, "Can We All Get Along?" Racial and Ethnic Minorities in American Politics (2006), Boulder: Westview Press.
  7. Minority Group Influence: Agenda Setting, Formulation, and Public Policy, edited by P.D. McClain (1993), Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
  8. P.D. McClain with Harold M. Rose, Race, Place, and Risk: Black Homicide in Urban America (1990), Albany, N.Y.: State University of New York Press (Winner of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists' 1995 Best Book Award for a previously published book that has made a substantial and continuing contribution..).
  9. Urban Minority Administrators: Politics, Policy and Style, edited by P.D. McClain and Albert K. Karnig (1988), Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
  10. P.D. McClain, Alienation and Resistance: The Political Behavior of Afro-Canadians (1979), San Francisco, CA: R & E Research Associates.

Monographs

  1. P.D. McClain with John Stuart Hall, Representation, Participation and the New Pheonix District Election System, in Urban Villages/Council Districts, the Future -- or Frustration? (1984), Tempe, AZ: School of Public Affairs.
  2. P.D. McClain with Harold M. Rose, Black Homicide and the Urban Environment (1981), Washington, D.C.: National Institute of Mental Health.
  3. P.D. McClain, Wisconsin's Approach to Assist Urban and Other Distressed Areas (1979), National Academy of Public Administration.

Chapters in Books

  1. P.D. McClain, Gerald F. Lackey, Efrén O. Peréz, Niambi M. Carter, Jessica Johnson Carew, Eugene Walton, Jr., Candis S. Watts, Monique L. Lyle and Shayla C. Nunnally., Intergroup Relations in Three Southern Cities., in .Just Neighbors? Research on African American and Latino Relations in the United States., edited by Edward Telles, Gaspar Rivera-Salgado and Sylvia Zamora, editors. (2011), Russell Sage Foundation.
  2. P. McClain, Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto, Monique L. Lyle, Niambi M. Carter, Gerald F. Lackey, Jeffrey D. Grynaviski, Kendra Davenport Cotton, Shayla C. Nunnally, Thomas J. Scotto, and J. Alan Kendrick., “Black Elites and Latino Immigrant Relations in a Southern City: Do Black Elites and the Black Masses Agree?, in New Race Politics in America: Understanding Minority and Immigrant Voting,, edited by Jane Junn and Kerry L. Haynie. (2008), Cambridge University Press,.
  3. P.D. McClain, “North Carolina’s Response to Latino Immigrants and Immigration.”, in Immigration's New Frontiers: Experiences from the New Gateway States, edited by Greg Anrig, Jr., and Tova Andrea Wang (November, 2006), pp. 7-32, Century Foundation.
  4. McClain, Paula D., Michael C. Brady, Niambi M. Carter, Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto, and Efren O. Perez, Rebuilding Black Voting Rights Before the Voting Rights Act, in The Voting Rights Act: Security The Ballot, edited by Richard M. Valelly (2005), Washington: Congressional Quarterly Press.
  5. Harold M. Rose and P. McClain, Homicide Risk and Level of Victimization in Two Concentrated Povery Enclaves: A Black/Hispanic Comparison, in Violent Crime: Assessing Race and Ethnic Difference, edited by Darnell F. Hawkins (2003), Cambridge University Press.
  6. McClain, Paula D., and Steven C. Tauber, Racial Minority Group Relations in a Multiracial Society, in In Governing American Cities: Immigrants and Inter-Ethnic Coalitions, Competition, and Conflict., edited by Michael Jones-Correa, (ed.) (2001), (New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2001).
  7. P. McClain, Urban Crime in the United States and Western Europe: A Comparison, in In Handbook on Urban Studies., edited by R. Paddison, University of Glasgow (ed. (2000), (London: Sage Publications, 2000).
  8. P. McClain, "Foreward", in Legacies of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, edited by Bernard Grofman (2000), Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia.
  9. P. McClain and Joseph Stewart, Jr., An Overview of Black American Politics and Participation Since the Civil Rights Movement, in New Directions: African Americans in a Diversifying Nation, pp. 207-239, edited by James S. Jackson and Marilyn Zuckerman (2000), Washington D.C.: National Policy Association.
  10. P.D. McClain, Foreward, in Legacies of the 1964 Civil Rights Act, edited by Bernard Grofman (2000), pp. ix-xiii, Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia.
  11. P.D. McClain, Foreward, in The Almanac of Women and Minorities in American Politics, edited by Mart Martin (1999), Boulder, CO: Westview Press.
  12. P.D. McClain and Steven C. Tauber, Wilder's 1992 Presidential Campaign: A Deracialized Strategy?, in African American Politics and Power, edited by Hanes Walton (1997), New York: Columbia University Press.
  13. P.D. McClain, Coalition and Competition: Patterns of Black-Latino Relations in Urban Poltiics, in From Polemics to Practice: Forging Political Coalitions Among Racial and Ethnic Minorities, edited by Wilbur C. Rich (1996), New York: Praeger.
  14. P.D. McClain and John A. Garcia, Expanding Disciplinary Boundaries: Black, Latino and Minority Group Politics in Political Science, in Political Science: The State of the Discipline, 2nd edition, edited by Ada W. Finifter (1993), pp. 247-279, Washington, D.C.: American Political Science Association.
  15. P.D. McClain, Minority Group Access and Policy Agenda Setting: An Introduction, in Minority Group Influence: Agenda Setting, Formulation, and Public Policy, edited by Paula D. McClain (1993), Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
  16. P.D. McClain, Urban Violence: Agendas, Politics, and Problem Redefinition, in Minority Group Influence: Agenda Setting, Formulation, and Public Policy, edited by Paula D. McClain (1993), Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
  17. P.D. McClain, Racial Minorities and Agenda Setting: Is There Access and Influence?, in Minority Group Influence: Agenda Setting, Formulation, and Public Policy, edited by Paula D. McClain (1993), Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
  18. P.D. McClain, Georgia Montgomery Davis Powers, in Black Women in the United States: An Historical Encyclopedia, Volume II, edited by Darlene Clark Hine, Elsa Barkley Brown, and Rosalyn Terborg-Penn (1993), pp. 936-937, Brooklyn, NY: Carlson Publishing Inc..
  19. P.D. McClain and Albert K. Karnig, Introduction: Minority Administrators - Another Frontier, in Urban Minority Administrators: Politics, Policy and Style, edited by Albert K. Karnig and Paula D. McClain (1988), Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
  20. Albert K. Karnig and Paula D. McClain, Minority Administrators: Lessons from Practice, in Urban Minority Administrators: Politics, Policy and Style, edited by Albert K. Karnig and Paula D. McClain (1988), Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.
  21. P.D. McClain, Saturday Night Specials and Gun Regulation: A Feasible Policy Option, in Firearms and Violence: Issues of Public Policy, edited by D. B. Kates (1984), New York: Ballinger.
  22. P.D. McClain, Introduction to Development Implications of the New Immigration, in Sourcebook on the New Immigration, Book II, edited by Roy S. Bryce-Laporte (1979), New Brunswick, NJ: Transaction Books.

Journal Articles

  1. McClain, Paula D., Jessica Johnson Carew, Eugene Walton, Jr. and Candis S.Watts, “Group Membership, Group Identity and Group Consciousness: Evolving Racial Identity in American Politics.”, Annual Review of Political Science, vol. 12 (June 2009) (June, 2009), pp. 471-485.
  2. P. McClain, Monique L. Lyle, Niambi M. Carter, Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto, Gerald F. Lackey, Kendra Davenport Cotton, Shayla C. Nunnally, Thomas J. Scotto, Jeffrey D. Grynaviski, and J. Alan Kendrick., “Black Americans and Latino Immigrants in a Southern City: Friendly Neighbors or Economic Competitors?”, The Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race, vol. 4 no. 1 (March, 2007), pp. 97-117..
  3. P.D. McClain, “Racial Intergroup Relations in a Set of Cities: A Twenty-Year Perspective.”, Journal of Politics, vol. 68 no. 4 (November, 2006), pp. 757-770.
  4. P.D. McClain, Niambi M. Carter, Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto, Monique L. Lyle, Jeffrey D. Grynaviski, Shayla C. Nunnally, Thomas J. Scotto, J. Alan Kendrick, Gerald F. Lackey, and Kendra Davenport Cotton., “Racial Distancing in a Southern City: Latino Immigrants’ Views of Black Americans.”, Journal of Politics, vol. 68 no. 3 (August, 2006), pp. :571-584..
  5. Kenneth J. Meier, Paula D. McClain, J. L. Polinard, and Robert D. Wrinkle., Divided or Together? Conflict and Cooperation between African Americans and Latinos, Political Research Quarterly 57 (September 2004):399-409. (September, 2004).
  6. P. McClain, Social Capital and Diversity: An Introduction, Perspectives on Politics, vol. 1 no. 1 (2003), pp. 101-102.
  7. Harold M. Rose and P.D. McClain, Race, Place and Risk Revisited: A Perspective on the Emergence of a New Structural Paradigm, Homicide Studies: An Interdisciplinary and International Journal, vol. 2 (May, 1998), pp. 101-129.
  8. P.D. McClain and Steven C. Tauber, Black and Latino Socioeconomic and Political Competition: Has a Decade Made a Difference?, American Politics Quarterly, vol. 26 (April, 1998), pp. 101-116.
  9. P.D. McClain, Reading more About the Civil Rights Movement: Recommendations from Colleagues Across Disciplines, PS: Political Science and Politics (September, 1997), pp. 472-473.
  10. P.D. McClain, Black Politics in the Crossroads? Or, in the Cross-Hairs, American Political Science Review, vol. 90 (December, 1996), pp. 867-873.
  11. P.D. McClain, Thirty Years of Urban Policies: Frankly, my Dears, We Don't Give a Damn!, Urban Affairs Review (May, 1995), pp. 641-644.
  12. P.D. McClain and Joseph Stewart, Jr., W(h)ither the Voting Rights Act after Shaw v. Reno: Advancing to the Past?, PS: Political Science and Politics, vol. 28 (March, 1995), pp. 24-26.
  13. P.D. McClain, The Changing Dynamics of Urban Politics: Black and Hispanic Municipal Employment--Is There Competition?, Journal of Politics, vol. 55 (May, 1993), pp. 399-414.
  14. P.D. McClain, Place Specific and Place-Based Homicide Risk Analysis, in Questions and Answers in Lethal and Non-Lethal Violence 1993, edited by Carolyn Rebecca Block and Richard L. Block (1993), pp. 131-135, Washington, D.C.: National Institute of Justice (Proceedings of the Second Annual Workshop of the Homicide Research Working Group.).
  15. P.D. McClain and H. W. Perry, Lucius J. Barker: An Accomplished Career Despite No Crystal Stair, PS: Political Science and Politics, vol. 25 (December, 1992), pp. 752-756.
  16. P.D. McClain, Reconceptualizing Urban Violence: A Policy Analytic Approach, National Political Science Review, vol. 3 (1992), pp. 9-24.
  17. P.D. McClain, Agenda Setting, Public Policy, and Minority Group Influence: An Introduction, Policy Studies Review, vol. 9 (Winter, 1990), pp. 263-272.
  18. P.D. McClain and Albert K. Karnig, Black and Hispanic Socioeconomic and Political Competition, American Political Science Review (June, 1990), pp. 535-545.
  19. P.D. McClain, Urban Black Neighborhood Environment and Homicide: A Research Note on a Decade of Change in Four Cities -- 1970-1980, Urban Affairs Quarterly, vol. 24 (June, 1989), pp. 584-596.
  20. P.D. McClain, Arizona 'High Noon: The Recall and Impeachment of Evan Mecham, PS: Political Science and Politics, vol. 21 (Summer, 1988), pp. 628-638.
  21. P.D. McClain, Contemporary Women: Policy, Participation and Poverty, Policy Studies Review, vol. 6 (Autumn 1987), pp. 247-250.
  22. P.D. McClain and David K. Pijawka, Agenda Setting and Non-Decisionmaking: Decommissioning Nuclear Generating Stations, Policy Studies Review, vol. 5 (May, 1986), pp. 742-756.
  23. A.K. Karnig and P.D. McClain, The New South and Black Economic and Political Development: Changes from 1970-1980, Western Political Quarterly, vol. 38 (December, 1985), pp. 539-550.
  24. P.D. McClain, Urban Neighborhoods, Black Residents and Homicide Risk, Urban Geography, vol. 5 (1984), pp. 210-22.
  25. P.D. McClain, Possible Outcomes of a 1984 Black Presidential Candidacy, PS, vol. 16 (Summer, 1983), pp. 497-499 (Reprinted in F.D. Jones, M.O. Adams with S. Anderson and T. Tollerson, Readings in American Political Issues, (Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt 1987)..).
  26. P.D. McClain, Firearms Ownership, Gun Control Attitudes and Neighborhood Environment, Law and Policy Quarterly, vol. 5 (July, 1983), pp. 299-323.
  27. P.D. McClain, Determinants of Black and White Attitudes Toward Gun Regulation: A Research Note, Journal of Criminal Justice, vol. 11 (February, 1983), pp. 77-81.
  28. P.D. McClain, Black Female Homicide Victims and Offenders: Are They From the Same Population?, Death Education, vol. 6 (Fall, 1982), pp. 265-278.
  29. P.D. McClain, Cause of Death - Homicide: A Research Note on Black Females as Homicide Victims, Victimology, vol. 7 (1982), pp. 204-212.
  30. P.D. McClain, Environment of Risk and Racial Attitudes Toward Gun Regulation: A Test of the Social Reality Thesis, Journal of Enviornmental Systems, vol. 12 (1982-1983), pp. 229-248.
  31. P.D. McClain, Black Females and Lethal Violence: Has Time Changed the Circumstances Under Which They Kill?, Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, vol. 13 (1982-1983), pp. 13-25.
  32. P.D. McClain, Social and Environmental Characteristics of Black Female Homicide Offenders, The Western Journal of Black Studies, vol. 5 (Fall, 1981), pp. 224-230.
  33. P.D. McClain, Political Alienation: Some Social/Psychological Aspects of the Political Culture of Afro-Canadians, Ethnicity, vol. 6 (December, 1979), pp. 358-372.

Papers Published

  1. P.D. McClain, Context Matters! Race, Representation and Public Opinion (a review essay), Dubois Review: Social Science Research on Race, vol. 2 no. 1 (Spring, 2005), pp. 145-150.
  2. P.D. McClain, Niambi M. Carter, and Michael C. Brady, Gender and Black Presidential Politics: From Chisholm to Moseley Braun, The Journal of Women, Politics and Policy, vol. 27 no. 1 (2005), pp. 51-68.

Papers Accepted

  1. P.D. McClain, Niambi Carter, Victoria DeFrancesco, Monique Lyle, Shayla C. Nunnally, Thomas J. Scotto, J. Alan Kendrick, Jeffrey D. Grynaviski, Gerald F. Lackey, and Kendra Davenport Cotton, Racial Distancing in a Southern City: Latino Immigrants' Views of Black Americans, Journal of Politics (forthcoming August, 2005).

Papers Submitted

  1. P.D. McClain, Victoria DeFrancesco, Monique L. Lyle, Niambi Carter, Gerald F. Lackey, Jeffrey D. Gryvaniski, Kendra Davenport Cotton, Shayla Nunnally, Thomas Scotto and J. Alan Kendrick, Black Elites and Latino Immigrant Relations in a Southern City: Do Black Elites and the Black Masses Agree? (February 3, 2005) (Submitted for a conference on "Immigration to the United States: New Sources and Destinations," sponsored by the Russell Sage Foundation, February 3-4, 2005, New York, New York..).

Papers In Preparation

  1. P. McClain, Inter-minority Group Competition (August, 2004) (2000 data collection. The data collection has been completed and we are in the process of analyzing the data. We hope to have a paper ready for submission by the end of 2005..).
  2. P. McClain, The Durham Project Intergroup Relations (research in progress) (This is a new project that involves several different projects, but the primary one is to construct a questionnaire assessing black, Latino, and white attitudes toward each other using Durham as the pilot study site. The sample will be drawn by Genysus, a sampling outfit that specializes in drawing minority samples. The plan is to construct the questionnaire during the fall 2001 semester, have it translated into Spanish, and once we have received approval from the IRB, to be in the field during Spring semester 2002. Although the data from Durham will be analyzed and will lead to publications, the overall goal is to use the pilot study as the foundation for a large grant proposal to either a private foundation or the National Science Foundation. At this point, six political science graduate students are involved in the project..).
  3. P. McClain, Inter-minority Group Political and Social Economic Competition (research in progress) (This is an extension of previous research using 1990 census and other data sources to examine the pattern of inter-minority group relations in a set of US cities. There are 98 cities that reached the 10 percent black and 10 percent Latino threshold. This is twice the number of cities in 1980. Data on Asian Americans and American Indians were also collected, when available, for the cities..).
  4. P. McClain, American Governments (research in progress) (This project is an American government textbook to be published by Addison Wesley Longman. This text emphasizes that fact that there is no one American government, but there are thousands of American governments. It also argues that not all citizens are treated equally and equitably by government and that ascribed characteristics such as race, gender, socioeconomic class and citizenship status, among others, often results in different treatment from government. This text is being co-authored with Steven C. Tauber, University of South Florida..).

Book Reviews

  1. P.D. McClain, Review Symposium, Winner-Take-All Politics: How Washington Made the Rich Richer--And Turned its Back on the Middle Class, by Jacob S. Hacker and Paul Pierson, Perspectives on Politics, vol. 9 no. 3 (September, 2011), pp. 651-654.
  2. Thomas J. Sugrue, The Origins of the Urban Crisis: Race and Inequality in Postwar Detroit, Virginia Quarterly Review (October, 1997).
  3. Huey L. Perry and Wayne Parent, Blacks and the American Political System, American Review of Politics (Spring, 1996), pp. 76-79.
  4. Carol M. Swain, Black Faces, Black Interests, Journal of Politics, vol. 56 (November, 1994), pp. 1145-1148.
  5. Bernard Grofman and Chandler Davidson, Controversies in Minority Voting: The Voting Rights Act in Perspective, Contemporary Sociology, vol. 22 (May, 1993), pp. 391-392.
  6. Hanes Walton, Jr., When the Marching Stopped: The Politics of Civil Rights Regulatory Agencies, American Political Science Review, vol. 83 (September, 1989), pp. 1039-1040.
  7. David Lester, Gun Control: Issues and Answers, Journal of Criminal Justice, vol. 14 (1986), pp. 571-572.

Other

  1. P.D. McClain and Joseph Stewart, Jr., "Can We All Get Along? Racial and Ethnic Minorities in American Politics" (2005).

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