Profile Pic 2013-06-27 at 11.04.12 PM - Version 2Dr. Tony E. Carey Jr. is a political scientist specializing in the areas of public opinion and political behavior, with primary interests in African-American politics, racial and ethnic politics, gender politics and political psychology.  Dr. Carey’s work has been published in several journals such as the American Journal of Political Science, Political Research Quarterly, Politics and GenderPolitics, Groups, and Identities and Urban Affairs Review.  His current research explores the political and economic factors that influence the prospects for electoral alliances between African Americans and Latinos in the United States.

Carey received his B.A. from Vanderbilt University and his Ph.D. from the State University of New York at Stony Brook, New York.  He was a W. Burghardt Turner fellow at the State University of New York at Stony Brook as well as an Erskine A. Peters fellow at the University of Notre Dame.

Currently, Dr. Carey is an Assistant Professor in the Political Science Department at the University of North Texas in Denton, TX.  He teaches undergraduate courses on American government and African-American politics as well as a graduate course on American political behavior.