Rebekah Barber

Research Associate/Writer

Rebekah is a research associate at the Institute for Southern Studies and writer for Facing South. Her research focuses on racial justice, deomcracy, and Southern history. She holds bachelor's degrees in English and history from N.C. Central University in Durham, North Carolina.

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Articles by Rebekah

How does war affect elections?

January 16, 2020 - With a presidential election season underway, the Trump administration carried out a deadly drone strike in Iraq, killing key Iranian military leaders and stoking fears of another war. What does recent research say about war's impact on elections and voting?