Camille Burge-Hicks

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Villanova University

Camille Burge-Hicks is an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at Villanova University. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Bethune-Cookman University and a Master’s and PhD in Political Science from Vanderbilt University. Her research and teaching areas of expertise lie within Political Psychology and Racial and Ethnic Politics. Her research has been published in The Journal of Politics; Political Research Quarterly; Research & Politics; and Politics, Groups, and Identities, and featured in PsyPost, Politico, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and The New York Times. Her book, Fired Up, Ready to Go: Pride, Shame, and Anger in Black Politics, is under contract with Cambridge University Press. She is also an award-winning teacher, receiving the the Junior Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2018 and the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Award for Outstanding Teaching in 2021.

Camille has given many public lectures on race and ethnicity in American politics, appeared on two segments of CNBC, and can be heard numerous times on National Public Radio. In 2019, Camille was appointed to the 2020 Pre-Election Task Force for the American Association of Public Opinion Research where she worked alongside other academics, statisticians, and survey leaders to analyze local, state, and national elections data. She recently signed a contract with ABC News to work on their Election Night Decision Desk Team where she uses rigorous statistical analyses to project election outcomes.

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