Claire Adida, Ph.D.

University of California, San Diego

Country: United States (California)

About Me:

Claire Adida is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego, co-director of the UCSD Center for Comparative Immigration Studies (CCIS), board member of the Evidence in Governanace and Politics Group (EGAP), and a faculty affiliate with the Stanford Immigration and Policy Lab (IPL), the UCSD Policy Design and Evaluation Lab (PDEL), and the UCSD African and African-American Studies Research Center (AAASRC).She uses quantitative methods to understand the factors that facilitate or hinder immigrant integration. Her work has been published in Science Advances, the Quarterly Journal of Political ScienceComparative Political Studies, the Proceedings of the National Academy of SciencesEconomics and Politics, the Journal of Population Economics, the Journal of Experimental Political Science, Public Opinion Quarterly, Cambridge University Press and Harvard University Press, among others.Current research projects include understanding the factors that increase refugee inclusion, investigating the integration of Somali immigrants to the U.S., and exploring the conditions under which social identities affect information-processing. She received her Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University in 2010.

Research Interests

African Politics

Race, Ethnicity and Politics

Immigration & Citizenship

Experimental Research

Research Methods & Research Design


Countries of Interest





United States

My Research:

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