Under Review
Baumgartner, Frank R., Derek A. Epp, and Kelsey Shoub. Eroding Trust, Policing Anger: How Racial Disparities in Traffic Stops Threaten Democratic Values. Under contract with Cambridge University Press; deadline for submission: May 2017.

Using information on over 18 million traffic stops, we explore: 1) the extent to which racial disparities in traffic stop outcomes exist in North Carolina; & 2) the political sources of them.


Baumgartner, Frank R., Leah Christiani, Derek A. Epp, Kevin Roach, and Kelsey Shoub. 2017. Racial Disparities in Traffic Stop Outcomes. Duke Forum for Law and Social Change, forthcoming.

Baumgartner, Frank R., Derek A. Epp, Kelsey Shoub, and Bayard Love. 2017. Targeting Young Men of Color for Search and Arrest during Traffic Stops: Evidence from North Carolina, 2002-2013. Politics, Groups, and Identities. Vol. 5, No. 1: 107-131.

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For the broader project’s website see: http://www.unc.edu/~fbaum/traffic.htm.