Nationally Recognized Scholar of Latino Politics to Speak at CSU, Chico for Constitution Day 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Date: 08-26-2016

Joe Wills, Public Affairs
530-898-4143

Dr. Gary Segura of Stanford University will make the California State University, Chico Constitution Day keynote address, “The Future is Ours: How Demographic Change and Latino Voters Are Changing American Politics in 2016 and Beyond.” The event is on Tuesday, September 20 at 6 p.m. in the Bell Memorial Union auditorium. It is a free, public event open to all students, faculty and community members.

Gary Segura is the Morris M. Doyle Centennial Professor of Public Policy at Stanford University. He is the director of the Stanford Institute on the Politics of Inequality, Race and Ethnicity, and a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. His work focuses on issues of political representation and social cleavages, the domestic politics of wartime public opinion, and the politics of America’s growing Latino population.

Among his most recent publications are “Latino America: How America’s Most Dynamic Population is Poised to Transform the Politics of the Nation” with Matt Barreto; "’The Future is Ours:’ Minority Politics, Political Behavior, and the Multiracial Era of American Politics” with Shaun Bowler, and two books with the Latino National Survey team: “Latinos in the New Millennium: An Almanac of Opinion, Behavior, and Policy Preferences,” and “Latino Lives in America: Making It Home.”

This event is sponsored by the CSU, Chico Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society, the Associated Students, the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences, and the Department of Political Science and Criminal Justice.

For more information, contact Professor Diana Dwyre at ddwyre@csuchico.edu or 530-898-5301 or Nicholas Babaian at nbabaian@mail.csuchico.edu or 831-917-1186.

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