Alfred Darnell

Alfred Darnell

Political Science Lecturer
research interests:
  • Social Movements
  • Identity Politics
  • Institutions

contact info:

mailing address:

  • Washington University
    MSC 1063-228-207
    One Brookings Drive
    St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Primary research and teaching has revolved around two threads: (1) the evolutionary processes of government institutions, from bureaucratic government bureaus to courts and (2)  the political engagements of minority groups and indigenous peoples of the world, oftentimes with government institutions.


  • Social & Political Movements
  • Race & Ethnicity in American Politics
  • Politics of Identity
  • Research Design (through American Culture Studies)
  • Racial and Ethnic Relations in the US (through American Culture Studies)
  • The Native American Experience (through American Culture Studies)