Christina Greer is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Department of American Studies, and Associate Chair of the Department of Political Science, Fordham University at Lincoln Center. 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.
Christina Greer’s primary research interests are racial and ethnic politics, American urban centers, presidential politics, and campaigns and elections. Prof. Greer’s book Black Ethnics: Race, Immigration, and the Pursuit of the American Dream (Oxford University Press, 2013 ) investigates the increasingly ethnically diverse black populations in the US from Africa and the Caribbean and was the recipient of the WEB du Bois Best Book Award in 2014 given by the National Conference of Black Political Scientists.
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. Greer received her B. A. from Tufts University and her M.A., M.Phil., and Ph.D. in Political Science from Columbia University. She is a frequent political commentator on several media outlets (primarily NY1 and MSNBC) and also writes a weekly column for The Amsterdam News, the oldest black newspaper in the U.S. She recently produced and hosted The Aftermath, a weeklong politics program on Ozy.com discussing the 2016 election.