This month, we feature Dr. Paville Haines, assistant professor in the Political Science Department at Rollins College. She specializes in race and ethnicity, political behavior, public opinion, and American politics.
CFFC Event: Pride and Prejudice: Patriotic Appeals in Presidential Elections
Dr. Paville Haines, PhD, investigates how presidential candidates use patriotic rhetoric to shape public attitudes about who counts as “truly” American – and who does not. Her findings show that patriotic rhetoric is frequently weaponized to reinforce and exacerbate racial hostilities.