Niambi Carter is an Associate Professor in the School of Public Policy at University of Maryland. She is the author of the award-winning text American While Black: African Americans, Immigration, and the Limits of Citizenship (Oxford University Press, 2019). Her research examines public opinion and political behavior with respect to immigration. As a scholar of racial and ethnic politics in the United States, her work centers experiences of Black people. Her next book-length project examines U.S. Haitian refugee policy from the Carter administration to the Biden administration. A former Woodrow Wilson Center Fellow, Carter is a recipient of an NSF grant as part of the Build and Broaden initiative. Her work has appeared in a number of outlets, such as the DuBois Review, Politics, Groups and Identities and the National Review of Black Politics.
- Immigration policy; racial and ethnic politics; public opinion; political behavior