Samara Klar

Samara Klar is an assistant professor of political science in the UA School of Government and Public Policy, where she studies how individuals’ personal identities and social surroundings influence their political attitudes and behaviors. Klar’s book, Independent Politics: How American Disdain for Parties Leads to Political Inaction, received awards from the American Political Science Association. In 2016, she founded WomenAlsoKnowStuff, a website that promotes women and their scholarship in political science. Klar has published her research in over a dozen journals and has been supported by funding from the National Science Foundation.