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Kaia Kirk

Kaia Kirk

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Emily Thorson

Kaia Kirk

Ph.D. Student, Political Science Department

Graduate Research Associate, Campbell Public Affairs Institute


Kaia Kirk is a true Georgia Peach. She earned her B.A. in political science from Jackson State University, where she worked on research dealing with race-based traumatic events and implicit and explicit biases. Kirk’s primary research interests are in Black politics, public opinion, and American political development (APD). In her free time, she enjoys playing golf and quoting unpopular movie lines. 

Research Interests

Black politics, Political behavior, Public opinion, Social movements, Media and politics

Campbell Public Affairs Institute
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