Professor of Political Science Thomas P. and M. Jean Lauth Public Affairs ProfessorCourtesy Appointment, School of LawAffiliated Faculty, Criminal Justice Studies Program
Christina L. Boyd is a Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Thomas P. and M. Jean Lauth Public Affairs Professor. Her research focuses on judges and litigants in federal courts, judicial diversity, and the intersection of courts and the bureaucracy in American politics.
Professor Boyd’s work has been funded by the National Science Foundation and has appeared in Oxford University Press and leading political science and law journals such as the American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Empirical Legal Studies, Journal of Law, Economics, & Organization, Journal of Legal Studies, Law & Society Review, Political Research Quarterly, Northwestern University Law Review, and Vanderbilt Law Review. Her research has been discussed in media outlets such as New York Times, Washington Post, FiveThirtyEight, Christian Science Monitor, Newsweek, and National Public Radio.
Professor Boyd is a member of the North Carolina Bar (inactive) and grew up in beautiful western Montana.