Dr. Shayla Nunnally
Dr. Shayla Nunnally is an Associate Professor with a joint appointment in Political Science and Africana Studies Institute at the University of Connecticut. She is also the 39th President (2017-2019) of the National Conference of Black Political Scientists (NCOBPS). She specializes in public opinion and political behavior, race and politics, African American public opinion and political behavior, and black political development. She was awarded the 2009 Fannie Lou Hamer Award for Outstanding Community Service by the National Conference of Black Political Scientists. Additionally, in 2009, she was awarded the Outstanding Young Professionals Member for the Eastern Region of the National Urban League.