Alexandra Filindra

University of Illinois at Chicago

Assistant Professor

1102 Behavioral Science Building (BSB)

Chicago, IL 60607-7137

United States

SCHOLARLY PAPERS

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Scholarly Papers (26)

1.

Are Latinos Becoming White? The Role of White Self-Categorization and White Identity in Shaping Contemporary Hispanic Political and Policy Preferences

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 10 Jun 2020
Alexandra Filindra and Melanie Kolbe
University of Illinois at Chicago and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 302 (185,123)
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Latinos, whiteness, white identity, partisanship

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Beyond Performance: Racial Resentment and Whites’ Negativity Toward Government

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 07 May 2020
Alexandra Filindra and Noah Kaplan
University of Illinois at Chicago and Independent
Downloads 180 (304,558)
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political trust, racial resentment, democracy

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Democracy and “the Other”: Anti-Immigrant Attitudes and White Support for Anti-Democratic Norms

Number of pages: 24 Posted: 22 May 2020 Last Revised: 11 Oct 2021
Beyza Buyuker and Alexandra Filindra
University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 177 (309,056)

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anti-immigrant attitudes, democratic norms, public opinion

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Validating a Measure of Antisemitism and Testing it Against Support for QAnon and Voting for Trump in 2020

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 11 May 2022
Ines Levin, Alexandra Filindra and Jeffrey Kopstein
University of California, Irvine, University of Illinois at Chicago and University of California, Irvine - Department of Political Science
Downloads 164 (330,300)

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Technology, Tradition, and 'The Terror of the People'

Notre Dame Law Review, Forthcoming, Duke Law School Public Law & Legal Theory Series No. 2023-41
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Jul 2023 Last Revised: 03 Jan 2024
Darrell A. H. Miller, Alexandra Filindra and Noah Kaplan
Duke University School of Law, University of Illinois at Chicago and Independent
Downloads 148 (359,686)
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firearms, Second Amendment, mass shooting, empirical evidence, data, surveys, historical tradition, constitutional interpretation

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Race Politics Research and the American Presidency: Thinking About White Group Identities and Vote Choice in the Trump Era and Beyond

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 21 May 2020
University of Illinois at Chicago, Independent, University of Illinois at Chicago and Northwestern university
Downloads 145 (365,750)
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White Political Grievance and Confidence in Electoral Outcomes: Insight from the 2012-2020 ANES

Number of pages: 44 Posted: 11 Jan 2022
Alexandra Filindra
University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 139 (378,080)

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election fairness, discrimination against whites, white grievance, racial prejudice

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Testing Theories of Gun Policy Preferences among Blacks, Latinos, and Whites in America

Filindra, A and N. Kaplan, “Self-Interest, Values, or Outgroup Attitudes? Testing Theories of Gun Policy Preferences among Blacks, Latinos, and Whites in America,” Social Science Quarterly 98(2): 413-28, 2017
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 May 2020
Alexandra Filindra and Noah Kaplan
University of Illinois at Chicago and Independent
Downloads 131 (395,953)
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gun control, blacks, Latinos, racial attitudes

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Rallying Around Toxic Trump? White Women’s Response to the 'Inject Disinfectant' Comment

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 May 2020
Alexandra Filindra, Noah Kaplan, Beyza Buyuker and Sara Angevine
University of Illinois at Chicago, Independent, University of Illinois at Chicago and Whittier College
Downloads 81 (551,552)

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Trump, COVID-19, rally effect, gender, white women, vote

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Racial Resentment or Sexism? White Americans’ Outgroup Attitudes as Predictors of Gun Ownership & NRA Membership

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 17 Jul 2020
Alexandra Filindra, Noah Kaplan and Beyza Buyuker
University of Illinois at Chicago, Independent and University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 73 (585,302)
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Gun Ownership, Racial Prejudice, Sexism, NRA Membership

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How Do Partisans Navigate Elite Intra-group Dissent? Leadership, Partisanship, and the Limits of Democratic Accountability

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 04 May 2020
Alexandra Filindra and Laurel Harbridge-Yong
University of Illinois at Chicago and Northwestern University
Downloads 66 (617,725)
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partisanship, leadership, social identity

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Racial Resentment and Whites’ Gun Policy Preferences in Contemporary America

Filindra, A. and N. Kaplan (2016) “Racial resentment and white gun policy preferences in contemporary America,” Political Behavior, 38 (2), 255-275
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Apr 2022
Alexandra Filindra and Noah Kaplan
University of Illinois at Chicago and Independent
Downloads 63 (632,749)
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racial resentment, prejudice, gun control

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Legacies of Militarism: Ascriptive Republicanism and the Origins of America’s Contemporary Gun Culture

Number of pages: 37 Posted: 13 Oct 2023
Alexandra Filindra
University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 54 (681,443)

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Ethno-racial Minority Representation and National Majority Members’ Support for Democratic Norms

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 May 2022
Beyza Buyuker, Alexandra Filindra, Anita Manatschal and Eva Green
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Bern and affiliation not provided to SSRN
Downloads 46 (730,665)

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democratic norms, prejudice, immigration attitudes, descriptive and substantive representation

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Do Perceptions of Ingroup Discrimination Fuel Whites Mistrust in Government? Insights from the 2012-2020 ANES and a Framing Experiment

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 14 Dec 2021
Alexandra Filindra, Beyza Buyuker and Noah Kaplan
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of Illinois at Chicago and Independent
Downloads 46 (730,665)

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reverse discrimination, public trust, white identity

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Beyond Busing: Does I/E Priming Work in Whites’ Support for Spending on Black Schools?

Number of pages: 64 Posted: 06 Jun 2022
Alexandra Filindra, Andrea Manning and Isaac Pollert
University of Illinois at Chicago, Independent and University of Illinois at CHicago
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Racial priming, racial resentment, education, school funding policy

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Who Buys the “Big Lie”?: White Political Grievance and Confidence in Electoral Outcomes

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 28 Nov 2023
Alexandra Filindra, Noah Kaplan and Andrea Manning
University of Illinois at Chicago, Independent and Independent
Downloads 31 (841,428)

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election fairness, discrimination against Whites, White grievance, racial prejudice

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Black, Immigrant, or Woman? The Implicit Influence of Kamala Harris' Vice Presidential Nomination on Support for Biden in 2020

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 11 May 2022
Alexandra Filindra and EJ Fagan
University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Illinois at Chicago - Department of Political Science
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vote choice, racial resentment, sexism, xenophobia, 2020 election, Kamala Harris

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The Conditional Relationship between Cultural and Economic Threat in White Americans’ Support for Refugee Relocation Programs

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 May 2022
Alexandra Filindra, Rita Nassar and Beyza Buyuker
University of Illinois at Chicago, affiliation not provided to SSRN and University of Illinois at Chicago
Downloads 28 (866,718)

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Cultural threat, economic threat, refugee policy preferences, United States

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Immigrant Inclusion in the Safety Net: A Framework for Analysis and Effects on Educational Attainment

Condon M., A. Filindra and A. Wichowsky (2016) “Immigrant Inclusion in the Safety Net: A Framework for Analysis and Effects on Educational Attainment,” Policy Studies Journal, Vol. 44, Issue 4, pp. 424-448
Number of pages: 45 Posted: 07 May 2020
Meghan Condon, Alexandra Filindra and Amber Wichowsky
University of Wisconsin - Madison, University of Illinois at Chicago and Marquette University
Downloads 25 (893,711)

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How Female Gun Owners and Gun Control Activists Engage with Misinformation and Bias in the News

Number of pages: 23 Posted: 17 Jan 2024
Alexandra Filindra and Bree Trisler
University of Illinois at Chicago and University of Minnesota
Downloads 11 (1,030,872)

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guns, women, misniformation, gun ownership

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Partisanship or White Protectionism? The Emergence of the Second Amendment Sanctuary Movement

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 15 Apr 2024
Alexandra Filindra, Cassidy Reller and Craig M. Burnett
University of Illinois at Chicago, University of California, San Diego (UCSD) and Hofstra University
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The Breadwinner and “the Other”: Sexism, Immigrant Economic Threat, and Support for Immigration Restriction in American Public Opinion

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Dec 2023
Alexandra Filindra and Rita Nassar
University of Illinois at Chicago and affiliation not provided to SSRN
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sexism, immigration policy preferences, economic threat

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The Context-Dependence of Social Norms in Evaluations of Racially-Derogatory Political Messages among Blacks and Whites

Posted: 21 May 2020
Alexandra Filindra, Tabitha Bonilla and Nazita Lajevardi
University of Illinois at Chicago, Northwestern University and Michigan State University

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racial resentment, ingroup derogation, social norms

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The Right Against Exclusion: Harm Avoidance as a Basis for Citizenship Claims

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Posted: 17 Jul 2012
Barbara Buckinx and Alexandra Filindra
Princeton University and University of Illinois at Chicago

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The Power of Context: State-Level Policies and Politics and the Educational Performance of the Children of Immigrants in the United States

Harvard Educational Review 81 (3): 407-438
Posted: 01 Aug 2011 Last Revised: 11 Sep 2012
Alexandra Filindra, David Blanding and Cynthia Garcia-Coll
University of Illinois at Chicago, McDaniel College and affiliation not provided to SSRN

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education, children of immigrants, state policy, partisanship, high school graduation