ABC News’ Story Highlights Findings from PolSci Faculty Alexandra Filindra and Noah Kaplan Study “Racial Resentment

A story from ABC News’ on the difference in attitudes toward gun control measures between Republican politicians and Republican voters highlights findings from a 2015 study by Alexandra Filindra, UIC associate professor of political science, and Noah Kaplan, UIC clinical assistant professor of political science. Their study, “Racial Resentment and Whites’ Gun Policy Preferences in Contemporary America,” found racial resentment is a statistically significant and important predictor of white Americans’ opposition to gun control.