David Dent

David Dent

Associate Professor

David J. Dent is author of In Search of Black America, a New York Times Book Review Notable Book of 2000. He is also author of the forthcoming American Extremes, to be published by St Martin’s Press. He has lectured on the “invisible black majority” at universities across the country. He was a 2004 media fellow of the Open Society Institute of the Soros Foundation and his articles have appeared in several publications, including The New York Times Magazine, Book Review and Education Life sections, Psychology Today, Savoy, Inc., Fortune Small Business, Details, Best Life, The Real Deal, Playboy, Essence and The Washington Post. He is an Associate Professor of Journalism at New York University and has also taught in the Africana Studies Program. He has twice received the university’s Golden Dozen Award for Excellence in Teaching and Service and has served as an advisor and workshop leader for the university’s Faculty Resource Network, which has established relationships between NYU and many historically black colleges. He has also served on the board of The Calhoun School and is a graduate of Morehouse College and Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

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David J. Dent’s In Search of Black America


Published Works

Vice Could a Democratic Victory in Mississippi Stop Millennials from Fleeing? November 26th, 2018 David Dent Associate Professor Vice These Democrats Scored Shocking Victories in Republican Strongholds November 9th, 2018 David Dent Associate Professor Vice A Stacey Abrams Victory Would Show How Much Georgia Has Transformed November 6th, 2018 David Dent Associate Professor Vice Arguments About Trump Have Been Ruining the Jersey Shore All Summer September 12th, 2018 David Dent Associate Professor Vice This ‘Apprentice’ Contestant Loved Trump Until He Actually Became President July 31st, 2018 David Dent Associate Professor Vice Inside the Lives of White Students at Historically Black Colleges June 27th, 2018 David Dent Associate Professor Vice Inside the Desperate, Long-Shot Attempt to Bring Down Paul Ryan December 20th, 2017 David Dent Associate Professor Vice Regretful Trump Voters: ‘I Don’t Understand How It Could Be Worse’ September 20th, 2017 David Dent Associate Professor Vice The Voters Who Put Both Obama and Trump in the White House November 13th, 2016 David Dent Associate Professor Huffington Post Trump Performance in Swing Counties November 9th, 2016 David Dent Associate Professor Vice The Young Black Men Who Would Be Republicans if Not for Trump October 27th, 2016 David Dent Associate Professor Bush Obama America The Super Trump Card July 22nd, 2016 David Dent Associate Professor Huffington Post Cleveland: A Different World For A Week July 22nd, 2016 David Dent Associate Professor Huffington Post Bush-Obama Voter Profile: A Conservative Republican who Supports Bernie June 20th, 2016 David Dent Associate Professor PBS Donald Trump’s Iowa legacy: more Latino caucus goers than ever February 4th, 2016 David Dent Associate Professor Huffington Post A View of “The Donald” in New Hampshire’s Swing County: “He’s a Kardashian…He’s Bruce Jenner!” December 10th, 2015 David Dent Associate Professor Huffington Post Processing Charleston’s Week of Grace June 30th, 2015 David Dent Associate Professor Huffington Post Bernie in Bush-Obama America: A Movement or a Candidate? June 29th, 2015 David Dent Associate Professor Huffington Post Cotton for President? Or Someone Like Him? Bush-Obama Views of 2016 March 13th, 2015 David Dent Associate Professor Huffington Post Presidential Scripts for the Stages of Police Brutality December 8th, 2014 David Dent Associate Professor Huffington Post Midterm Views From Bush-Obama Counties November 4th, 2014 David Dent Associate Professor