Taneisha N. Means Assistant Professor of Political Science on the Class of 1951 Chair
Taneisha N. Means, Assistant Professor: BA, John Carroll University; MA and PhD, Duke University. Her research and teaching interests are in Racial and Ethnic Politics, Judicial Politics, and American Political Behavior and Identities. She combines both qualitative and quantitative methods to answer research questions at the intersection of race and judicial politics. Her current research projects examine the political identities and behaviors of 21st century black US judges.
- BA, John Carroll University; MA, PhD, Duke University
- At Vassar since 2016
Research and Academic Interests
- AFRS/POLI 248 Racial and Ethnic Group Politics in Popular Culture
In the Media
Five Faculty Members Receive Endowed Chairs
Prof. of Psychological Science Abigail Baird, Assistant Prof. of Political Science Taneisha Means, Prof. of Art Molly Nesbitt, Prof. of Philosophy Bryan Van Norden and Associate Director of the Vassar Library for Special Collections Ronald Patkus were named recipients of endowed chairs this fall.
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