Willie Gin

Title: Assistant Professor

Concentration: American Politics, Racial and Ethnic Politics, Technology and Politics

Education: Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

Office: Stevenson 2070K

Phone: (707) 664-2278

Email: willie.gin@sonoma.edu


Dr. Gin joined the faculty at Sonoma State in Fall 2018. He received his doctorate in political science from the University of Pennsylvania and has previously taught at Xavier University of Louisiana. His research focuses primarily on racial and ethnic politics, technology and politics, inequality, and American political development.


  • POLS 200: American Political System
    POLS 202: Issues in Modern American Politics
    POLS 330: Race, Ethnicity, and Politics
    POLS 427: The American Presidency
    POLS 505: Research Methods

Selected Publications

Minorities and Reconstructive Coalitions: The Catholic Question. New York: Routledge, 2017. 

“Big Data and Labor: What Baseball Can Tell Us About Information and Inequality.” Journal of Information Technology and Politics 15 no. 1 (2018): 66–79.