Lorrie Frasure-Yokley

University of California at Los Angeles


Lorrie Frasure-Yokley is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at UCLA. Her research interests include racial and ethnic politics, political behavior, state and local governance and the political economy of metropolitan areas. Her book project in progress is tentatively titled, Politics Beyond the Urban Core: Immigrant and Ethnic Minority Settlement in Suburban America. This project examines international and domestic migration to American suburbs and the responsiveness of state and local institutions to the political and policy concerns of immigrant and ethnic minority groups. Some of her recent work appears in Urban Affairs Review and National Political Science Review. She is also the co-Principle Investigator of the Collaborative Multi-racial Political Study (CMPS), the first multi-state, multi-racial, multi-lingual post election study of racial and political preferences and behavior among registered voters in the United States.