Prof. Greer received her BA from Tufts University and her MA, MPhil, and PhD in Political Science from Columbia University.
American politics, black ethnic politics, urban politics, quantitative methods, and public opinion.
Christina Greer is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Fordham University - Lincoln Center (Manhattan) campus. Her research and teaching focus on American politics, black ethnic politics, urban politics, quantitative methods, Congress, New York City and New York State politics, campaigns and elections, and public opinion. Prof. Greer's book Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream (Oxford University Press) investigates the increasingly ethnically diverse black populations in the US from Africa and the Caribbean. She finds that both ethnicity and a shared racial identity matter and also affect the policy choices and preferences for black groups. Professor Greer is currently writing her second manuscript and conducting research on the history of all African Americans who have run for the executive office in the U.S. Her research interests also include mayors and public policy in urban centers. Her previous work has compared criminal activity and political responses in Boston and Baltimore. She is the host and producer of The Aftermath with Christina Greer on Ozy.com http://www.ozy.com/topic/the-aftermath. Prof. Greer received her BA from Tufts University and her MA, MPhil, and PhD in Political Science from Columbia University.
Black Politics in Transition: Immigration, Suburbanization, and Gentrification. Ed. with Candis Watts Smith. New York: Routledge, 2019.
Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
"Scholarly Engagement with the Public: the Risks and Benefits of Engaging Outside of the Classroom." Political Communication, Vol. 35, Issue 1 (2017).
"A Nation Divided Still: How a Vote for Trump Says More about the Voter than the Candidate Himself." The Dream Revisited, March, Issue 23 (2017).
"Obama’s Racial Legacy." Columbia Public Policy Review, Fall (2016).
"African-American candidates for the presidency and the foundation of black politics in the twenty-first century." Politics, Groups, and Identities, Vol 4, Issue 4 (2016): 638-651.
"To Be Young, Gifted, Black, and a Woman: A comparison of the Presidential Candidacies of Charlene Mitchell and Shirley Chisholm." Distinct Identities: Minority Women in U.S. Politics. New York: Routledge, 2016.
“Racial and Ethnic Politics” (with Jeff R. Smith). CQ Press Guide to Urban Politics. CQ Press, 2016.
“The International Dimensions of Everyday Black Political Participation” (with Robin J. Hayes). Journal of African American Studies, Vol. 18, Issue 3 (2014): 353-71.