Jane Junn, professor of political science at the University of Southern California, will deliver the WISIR Distinguished Lecture for Winter Quarter on Monday, February 1 at 12:00 p.m. in the Petersen Room of Allen Library (Room 485). The title of Junn’s lecture is “A Spatial Theory of Racial Identity in U.S. Politics: Two Applications of the Racial Prism of Group Identity Model.” The author of five books on American politics, her two most recent are The Politics of Belonging: Race, Public Opinion, and Immigration (with Natalie Matsuoka, University of Chicago Press, 2013) and Asian American Political Participation: Emerging Constituents and their Political Identities (with Janelle Wong, Karthick Ramakrishnan and Taeku Lee, Russell Sage Foundation, 2011). A former Vice President of the American Political Science Association, she is currently at work on a new book on voting and the “gender gap” in the United States.