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Columbia University
American politics, public opinion, political behavior, identity, race, class
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About Me

Amber D. Spry is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Political Science at Columbia University. Her research examines the relationship between group identity and political attitudes and behavior, specifically in the context of American politics. Other interests include public opinion, political psychology, race, class and inequality. Amber is currently a visiting scholar at MIT and has held fellowships with the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Program, the American Political Science Association and the Leadership Alliance Mellon Initiative.

Prior to Columbia, Amber worked at the Urban Institute in Washington, D.C. At Urban, she conducted research for Metro Trends, which tracks political and economic indicators across metropolitan regions in the United States.

Recent Publications

Hate Crime Research: Design and Measurement Strategies for Improving Causal Inference

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