Dan Qi

Dan Qi

Ph.D. Candidate
Office: 329 Stubbs Hall
Phone: 225-578-2141
Fax: 225-578-2540
Email: dqi2@lsu.edu

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Website

Area of Interest

Dan Qi studies American Politics  and Comparative Politics, with research areas including American/Comparative political behavior, American/Comparative public opinion, gender/racial/ethnic politics, Immigration, Asian American Politics, American/Comparative political economy, comparative legislative politics, Chinese and East Asian politics, research methodology (OLS regression, categorical data analysis, multi-level models, experimental design).

Selected Publications

Garand, James C., Dan Qi, and Max Magaña. 2020. "Perception of Immigrant Threat, American Identity, and Vote Choice in the 2016 Presidential Election." Political Behavior  https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s11109-020-09644-z 

Qi, Dan, and Sylvia Gonzalez. 2021. "Immigrant Status, Race, and Voter Turnout in the American Mass Public." Social Science Quarterly http://doi.org/10.1111/ssqu.13110 

Submitted Manuscripts

Qi, Dan, and James C. Garand. "Perceptions of Threat, American National Identity, and Americans' Attitudes Toward Documented and Undocumented Immigrants." Submitted for publication.

Qi, Dan, and James C. Garand. "Americans' Attitude towards Asian Americans in the Trump Covid Era." Submitted for publication.

Research in Progress

Qi, Dan, Cana Kim, and Nichole M. Bauer. "Political Campaign Strategy on Racial and Gender Identity among Asian American Women Candidates." (Proposal accepted for potential Book Chapter) 

Bauer, Nichole M., Eugene Johnson, and Dan Qi. "Tough and Aggressive Women: Masculinity and the Pursuit of Political Leadership." (invited Book Chapter)

Qi, Dan,  Cana Kim, and Nichole M. Bauer. "Asian American Women in the Political Campaign: The Effect of Race and Gender intersectionally on the Female Voters." (Research supported by CAWP Research Grants)

Qi, Dan. "Understanding Misreports of Voter Turnout among Racial-Immigrant Groups."

Garand, James C., Dan Qi, and Max Magaña. "Department Research Productivity in 18 Scholarly Journals, 1990-2018."

Qi, Dan, and Yann P. Kerevel. "Electoral System Change and Women's Representation in Taiwan."

Qi, Dan, and James C. Garand. "Income Inequality and the Perception of Immigrants at the Local Level."

Recent Conference Participation

2022:
Presenter: Midwest Political Science Association. April 7-April 10, 2022. Dan Qi. "Validated vs. Self-reported Turnout Associated with Immigrant Status and Race."

Presenter: Midwest Political Science Association. April 7-April 10, 2022. Dan Qi, Cana Kim, and Nichole M. Bauer. "Political Campaign Strategy on Racial and Gender Identity among Asian American Women Candidates."

Presenter: Midwest Political Science Association. April 7-April 10, 2020. Nichole M. Bauer, Eugene Johnson, and Dan Qi. "Tough and Aggressive Women: Masculinity and the Pursuit of Political Leadership."

Chair: Midwest Political Science Association. April 7-April 10, 2022.  Session 1 The Politics of Ethnicity and Marginalization in Comparative Perspective. Session 2 Asian American Politics: Pan-ethnicity, Representation, and Policy Preferences.

2021:
Presenter: American Political Science Association. September 30-October 3, 2021. Qi, Dan, and James C. Garand. "Americans' Attitude towards Asian Americans in the Trump Covid Era."

Presenter: Midwest Political Science Association. April 14-April 18, 2021 (Virtual Conference). Dan Qi. "National Identity in Activating the Effects of Perception of Immigrant Threat in the UK."

Fellowships and Awards

2021 Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP) Research Grants
2019 APSA Travel Grant; LSU Graduate School Grant; LSU HSS College Travel Grant
2018 LSU Graduate School Travel Grant; LSU HSS College Travel Grant

Computing Skills

Stata (advanced)
R (advanced)
SPSS (advanced)
Python (intermediate)
Mplus (intermediate)

Courses 

POLI 2051: Intro to American Politics
POLI 2053: Intro to Comparative Politics

About

Dan Qi is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Political Science at Louisiana State University. Her first major field is American Politics and her second major field is Comparative Politics. She has been active in research, with papers already published in academic journals and numerous ongoing research projects in progress. She has taught several undergraduate classes independently (with strong teaching evaluations). Although her main research area is race-ethnicity, and identity politics, with a focus on Asian American Politics and immigration, her studies also incorporate  gender politics, news media and government, political behavior, public opinion, and political economy. She has publications in peer-reviewed scholarly journals, including Political Behavior,  and Social Science Quarterly. Her dissertation is on the subject of (and is titled) "Nationalism, Perception of Immigrant Threat, and Attitudes towards Immigrants in Developing Countries."