Steven White

Assistant Professor, Political Science

Steven White

Contact Information

315 Eggers Hall
(315) 443-8678

Campbell Senior Research Associate
Senior Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute


Ph.D., Columbia University, 2014


American politics, American political development, race and politics


Race and Politics, New Deal and American Politics 


“Civil Rights, World War II, and U.S. Public Opinion.” 2016. Studies in American Political Development 30(1). 38-61.

“The Heterogeneity of Southern White Distinctiveness.” 2014. American Politics Research 42(4). 551-578.

Research Projects

World War II and American Racial Politics (book manuscript)

"Slavery, Reconstruction, and Fiscal Capacity in the American South" (with Pavithra Suryanarayan)

“Race, Religion, and Obama in Appalachia.” Forthcoming in Social Science Quarterly

"Beyond Northern Democrats: State Parties, the Democratic National Committee, and Civil Rights, 1944-1952"