Sergio I. Garcia-Rios

Sergio Garcia-Rios

Assistant Professor; Associate Director for Research, Center for the Study of Race and Democracy

Ph.D., Political Science, University of Washington
Research Areas:
Race and Ethnicity
Latino Politics and Policy
Voting Rights
Teaching Areas:
Immigration Politics and Policy
Social Science Methodology
Latino Politics and Policy

Dr. Garcia-Rios was born and raised in Durango, México, but considers El Paso, Texas, his second home. His research investigates the formation and transformation of Latino identities as well as the political implications of these transformations. He also examines voter turnout, political participation and public opinion, especially among Latino immigrants.  

Dr. Garcia-Rios's other academic interests include issues related to Latinos and the Voting Rights Act, border issues and border research, and the politics of Mexico. He served as Director of Polling and Data at Univision News.

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