Op-Eds on Gun Politics

Former Georgia election worker Wandrea ArShaye “Shaye” Moss testifies before the House Jan. 6 select committee on June 21. Moss and her mother were threatened after Donald Trump accused her of election fraud. (Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post)Filindra, A. (2022) “Local officials face four kinds of threats. And they’re escalating.The Washington Post (November 8, 2022)

19 Feb 2018 demonstration was organized by Teens For Gun Reform, an organization created by students in the Washington DC area, in the wake of Wednesday’s shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Source: Lorie Shaull., A. (2022) “Amid Successive Mass Shootings, America Is No Closer to Passing Gun Control Laws,” Australian Outlook (Australian Institute of International Affairs), (June 15, 2022)

Demonstrators march on the Brooklyn Bridge in New York during a protest of the Kyle Rittenhouse not-guilty verdict on Nov. 19, 2021. (Yuki Iwamura/AFP/Getty Images)Filindra, A. (2021) “Americans do not want guns at protests, this research shows,” The Washington Post (November 21, 2021)

A sign tops fencing outside the parking lot of the King Soopers grocery store in Boulder, Colo., where 10 people were killed in a mass shooting. (David Zalubowski/AP)Filindra, A., B. Buyuker, N. Kaplan (2021) “For racially biased conservative Whites, owning a gun is just part of being a good citizen,”  The Washington Post, (March 2021)

3D printed gun - GettyFilindra, A. (2018) “3D-Printed Guns Could Be a very Real Threat in the Future,” The Hill.com (August 2018)

 LSE US Center logoFilindra, a. and L. Collingwood (2018) “How Anxiety Can lead to Greater Support for Gun Laws,” LSE US Center, (March, 2018)

gun rangeFilindra, A(2016) “Why Americans Love Their Guns,” (December 2016)

In this 2012 photo, three variations of the AR-15 assault rifle are displayed at the California Department of Justice in Sacramento. (Rich Pedroncelli/AP)Filindra, A. (2016) “How Racial Prejudice Helps Drive Opposition to Gun Control,”  The Washington Post, (June 21, 2016)  (June 2016)

Op-Eds on American Politics

A Trump supporter outside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021. (Amanda Voisard for The Washington Post)Filindra, A. (2022) “What Fuels Mistrust in Government and Doubt About the Election?,” The Washington Post, (January 31, 2022)

Russian President Vladimir Putin and President Trump met at the Group of 20 summit in Germany in July. (Kremlin pool photo by Michael Klimentyev/Sputnik via European Pressphoto Agency)Filindra, A. and L. Harbridge Yong (2017) “Why Aren’t More Republicans Critical of Trump?: What Our Research has to Say,” The Washington Post, (August, 2017)

Op-Eds on Immigration Politics

President Bill Clinton during a Oct. 27, 1996, speech on welfare reform at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. (Paul J. Richards/AFP via Getty Images)Filindra A., A. Wichowsky, and M. Condon (2016) “Twenty Year’s On: How Welfare Reform Affected the Children of Immigrants,” The Washington Post,  (August 22, 2016)

Greek Language Op-Eds

ΤραμπισμόςFilindra, A. (2022) «Ο Τραμπισμός Διαβρώνει τη Δημοκρατία στις ΗΠΑ», The Liberal,  (August 27, 2022)