Sherri L. Wallace, PhD

Professor, Political Science, Internship Director


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Dr. Sherri L. Wallace received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Government from Cornell University in 1996. She received her B.A. in Political Science from the University of Arkansas at Little Rock in 1989.

Teaching Areas

African American Politics, American Politics, Public Policy, State Politics, and Urban Politics.

    Research Areas and Projects

    College Textbook Diversity, Community Economic Development, Race and Politics, and Women and Faculty of Color in Academe.


    Dr. Wallace has published peer-reviewed articles on college textbook diversity, race and politics, community economic development, and women and faculty of color in academe.  She is coauthor with Hanes Walton, Jr. and Robert C. Smith on American Politics and the African American Quest for Universal Freedom, 8e (Routledge Press) Access: