Professor of Political Science


Katherine Tate is Professor of Political Science at Brown University. Her Ph.D. in political science is from the University of Michigan. She has a bachelor's degree with honors in political science from the University of Chicago. Tate has published seven books, including the award winning Black Faces in the Mirror and From Protest to Politics.  Tate's most recent book is Gendered Pluralism (University of Michigan Press, January 2023, coauthored).  Her research and teaching are in the areas of public opinion, government, and Black and women's politics.

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