Do All Black Lives Matter To All Black People?
Candis Watts Smith is an associate professor of political science and African American Studies at Pennsylvania State University. She received her B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. in Political Science from Duke University.
Professor Smith's expertise highlights race and ethnicity's role in shaping the American political landscape. Her research agenda illuminates the ways in which demographic dynamics influence citizens' and denizens' of the U.S. understanding of their own identity, their political attitudes, and their policy preferences. She is the author of Black Mosaic: The Politics of Black Pan-Ethnic Identity, and the co-author of Stay Woke: A People's Guide to Making Black Lives Matter as well as Racial Stasis: The Millennial Generation and the Stagnation of Racial Attitudes in American Politics.