Bio


Lauren Davenport is an Associate Professor of Political Science. Her general research interests include American politics, public opinion, and race and ethnicity.

Academic Appointments


Administrative Appointments


  • Associate Professor, Political Science (2018 - Present)
  • Affiliated Faculty, Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity, Stanford University (2012 - Present)
  • Assistant Professor, Political Science, Stanford University (2012 - 2018)

Honors & Awards


  • Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Faculty Fellow, Stanford University (2013 - 2014)
  • Institute for Research in the Social Sciences, Faculty Fellow, Stanford University (2013 - 2014)
  • Fellowship of Woodrow Wilson Scholars, Princeton University (2010 - 2011)
  • University President’s Fellowship, Princeton University (2006 - 2011)

Professional Education


  • Ph.D., Princeton University, Politics (2012)
  • M.A., Princeton University, Politics (American Politics, Comparative Politics, Quantitative Methods) (2008)
  • B.A., University of Michigan, Political Science, Minor in French and Francophone Studies (2005)

2019-20 Courses


Stanford Advisees


  • Doctoral Dissertation Reader (AC)
    J. Cryer, Annie Franco, Vanessa Seals
  • Doctoral (Program)
    Jamal Johnson, Chenoa Yorgason

All Publications