Allie Yee

Research Fellow

The former associate director of the Institute for Southern Studies, Allie is a research fellow with the organization and is currently studying at the Yale School of Management. Her research focuses on demographic change, immigration, voting and civic engagement in the South, and has been featured in The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Greensboro News & Record and AlterNet. 

Prior to joining the Institute, Allie was a fellow at the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation where she assisted in grantmaking to nonprofit organizations in North Carolina working on a range of issues. She holds an undergraduate degree in public policy studies from Duke University. 

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Articles by Allie

DATAVIZ: Tar Heel Power Broker Profiles

February 10, 2015 - In a new report, "Tar Heel Power Brokers," Facing South/Institute for Southern Studies ranks the top 101 most influential special interests in North Carolina politics through a combination of lobbying power and political spending in N.C. state-level elections. Use this interactive graphic to look up any special interest and learn about its spending and lobbying.

Tar Heel Power Brokers

February 10, 2015 - In a new report, "Tar Heel Power Brokers," Facing South/Institute for Southern Studies ranks the top 101 most influential special interests in North Carolina politics through a combination of lobbying power and political spending in N.C. state-level elections. These four interactive graphics tell the story of these power brokers' influence in state government.

ISS/Facing South seeks communications summer intern

January 23, 2015 - The Institute for Southern Studies/Facing South is seeking a communications intern to work with us this summer. This paid summer internship will provide an opportunity for a Pell grant-eligible, undergraduate student to get hands-on experience with the Institute, with the nonprofit sector and in online communications.Interested students can apply here. Applications are due by Feb. 2.