Vitae

Education

The University of Michigan

PhD. Candidate in Political Science

Major Field: American Politics;  Minor Field: Peace & Conflict; Cognate: Social Work

Dissertation: "Racially-Targeted Violence and Implications for Political Behavior in the United States"

Committee: Christian Davenport (Chair), Robert Mickey, Vincent Hutchings

The University of Michigan

M.A. in Political Science

December 2017

Sewanee: The University of the South

B.A. in Politics

Summa Cum Laude and with Distinction

May 2015

Grants and Awards

Sadie Collective Award for Excellence in Graduate Studies

PRIO Pre-Doctoral Fellowship

Peace Research Institute in Oslo

Summer 2019

Converse Miller Fellowship

Center for Political Studies

2018

Hanes Walton Jr. Award for Study of Race and Ethnicity Politics

Center for Political Studies

2017

APSA Minority Fellowship

American Political Science Association

2015-2016

Public Writing

Racially-Motivated Violence in the United States:

What We Call It and Why It Matters

Peace Research Institute in Oslo (PRIO) Blog -- August 13, 2019.

Service

Political Scientists of Color (Co-Chair)

2018-2019

Political Science Graduate Admissions Committee

2017-2018

Graduate Association of Political Scientists (Co-President)

2016-2017

Contact

Kiela Crabtree

The University of Michigan

Department of Political Science

Email: crabtka@umich.edu

Twitter: kielacrabtree