Taraleigh Davis

Teaching Assistant
Political Science
 Bolton Hall 681

Taraleigh Davis a third-year doctoral student in Political Science with a focus on Judicial and Comparative Politics at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. She is also a member of the Experimental Politics Lab led by Professor Kraft and the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Graduate Student Fellowship.

Her research interests broadly focus on U.S. Supreme Court and state supreme court decision making, the shadow docket, and judicial independence. Most recently she has been focused on oral argument in the United States Supreme Court using text as data to uncover potential systematic differences across justices.

Prior to her doctoral studies, Taraleigh received a Masters Degree in Political Science from the School of Politics, Security, and International Affairs at the University of Central Florida. In 2017, she graduated cum laude with honors with a B.A. in Political Science (Middle Eastern Studies Minor) from the University of Central Florida. Taraleigh also graduated cum laude with a B.A. in History from the College of Arts & Humanities at the University of Central Florida in 2017.

Please visit Taraleigh’s webpage, here.