On Wednesday, June 11, 2014, the Middle East and North Africa Program at the Asan Institute for Policy Studies hosted a closed roundtable with Prof. Raúl L. Madrid, Professor in the Department of Government at the University of Texas at Austin.
An expert on Latin American politics, comparative ethnic politics, and comparative social policy, Prof. Madrid is the author of The Rise of Ethnic Politics in Latin America (2012). In a presentation titled, “Immigration and Politics in the United States,” Prof. Madrid discussed how immigration is changing elections, political representation, and democracy in the United States.
Date/Time: Wednesday, June 11, 2014 / 10:30am–1:00pm
Venue: Conference Room (2F), The Asan Institute for Policy Studies
Raúl L. Madrid is a Professor in the Department of Government at the University of Texas at Austin. He specializes in Latin American politics, comparative ethnic politics, and comparative social policy. His most recent work has focused on the rise of indigenous parties in Latin America and the policies and performance of leftist governments in the region.
Prof. Madrid is the author of The Rise of Ethnic Politics in Latin America (Cambridge University Press, 2012) and Retiring the State: The Politics of Pension Privatization in Latin America and Beyond (Stanford, 2003) and is a co-editor of Leftist Governments in Latin America: Successes and Shortcomings (Cambridge, 2010). His articles have appeared in Comparative Politics, Electoral Studies, Journal of Latin American Studies, Latin American Politics and Society, Latin American Research Review, Political Science Quarterly, and World Politics, among other journals. He received his B.A. from Yale University and his M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Stanford University.