Ernest B. McGowen III

Associate Professor

Publications

Books

McGowen, Ernest B. 2017. African Americans in White Suburbia: Social Networks and Political Behavior. Lawrence, Kansas University Press.

Additional Publications

McGowen, Ernest B. and Kristin N. Wylie. “Racialized Differences in Perceptions of and Emotional Responses to Police Killings of Unarmed African Americans.” (Forthcoming in Politics, Groups, and Identities).

White, Ismail K., Chryl N. Laird, Ernest McGowen, III, and Jared Clemons. 2019. “Political Awareness in Black and White: The Effect of Attention to Black Political Discourse on Black Opinion Formation.” In How Public Policy Impacts Racial Inequality. eds. Josh Grimm and Jaime Loke. Louisiana State University Press: Baton Rouge, LA.

McGowen, Ernest B. 2018. “The Needles in the Haystack: Assessing the Effects of Time, Place and Class on Blacks in Majority White Suburbs.” In Black Politics in Transition: Immigration, Suburbanization and Gentrification. eds. Candis Watts Smith and Christina Greer. Routledge.

Arbour, Brian K. and Ernest B. McGowen. 2017. “Let Me Tell You a Bit About Myself: Biographical Appeals in Congressional General Election Advertising.” Politics and Policy 45 (2): 224-252.

McGowen, Ernest B. and Daniel J. Palazzolo. 2014. “Momentum and the Media in the 2012 Republican Presidential Nomination,” Presidential Studies Quarterly. 44(3): 431-446.

Givens, Terri and Ernest B. McGowen. 2012. “Party Politics and Public Opinion on Immigration and Anti-Discrimination Policy: Implications for Immigrant Integration.” In Multiculturalism and its Discontents. ed. David Leal, New York: Routledge

McGowen, Ernest B. 2010. "Depressing the Vote: The Environmental Determinants of Turnout in African-American Precincts in the 2000 Presidential Election." In African-American Political Psychology: Identity, Opinion, and Action in the Post-Civil Rights Era, ed. Tasha S. Philpot and Ismail K. White, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Philpot, Tasha S., Ismail K. White, Kristin Wylie, and Ernest B. McGowen. 2010. "Feeling Different: Racial Group-Based Emotional Response to Political Events." In African-American Political Psychology: Identity, Opinion, and Action in the Post-Civil Rights Era, ed. Tasha S. Philpot and Ismail K. White, New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Philpot, Tasha S., Daron R. Shaw, and Ernest B. McGowen. 2009. "Winning the Race: Black Voter Turnout in the 2008 Presidential Election." Public Opinion Quarterly 73(5): 995-1022.

White, Ismail K., Tasha S. Philpot, Kristen Wylie, and Ernest B. McGowen. 2007. "Feeling the Pain of My People: Emotional Responses to Hurricane Katrina." Journal of Black Studies 37: 523-538.

Education

M.A., University of Texas at Austin 2008

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin 2011

Contact Information

202I Weinstein Hall
(804) 484-1627
(Mobile)

Areas of Expertise

Political behavior
Public opinion
Voting and Participation
Campaigns and elections
Race and ethnicity
Political methodology