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Dr. Pearson Cross

Pearson Cross


Director, School of Behavioral and Social Sciences, University of Louisiana Monroe
Expert in local and state government, redistricting, elections, and education reform

Areas of expertise:

  • Elections
  • Voting
  • U.S. presidency
  • U.S. Congress
  • Redistricting
  • State and local government
  • Governmental forms
  • Home rule
  • Petitions
  • Southern politics
  • Louisiana politics

Notable achievements:

  • Frequently interviewed by local, state and national reporters about political science issues, including USA Today, NPR, Wall Street Journal, Associated Press

Research interests:

  • redistricting
  • elections
  • white supremacy
  • southern political culture
  • Louisiana judiciary