Candis Watts Smith

Candis Watts Smith is associate professor of Political Science and African American Studies at Pennsylvania State University. She received her PhD from Duke University and was awarded the 2013 Best Dissertation Award from the Race, Ethnicity and Politics Section of the American Political Science Association.


CONTRIBUTOR ARTICLES

Staying Woke Is Patriotic: An Excerpt from “Stay Woke: A People’s Guide to Making All Black Lives Matter”
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