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Lisa García Bedolla

University of California, Berkeley

Lisa García Bedolla is Professor of Social and Cultural Studies at the University of California, Berkeley and Chair of Berkeley’s Center for Latino Policy Research. She received her Ph.D. from Yale University and her B.A. from the University of California, Berkeley. She is author of Fluid Borders: Latino Power, Identity, and Politics in Los Angeles (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2005) and Latino Politics (Cambridge, UK: Polity, 2009). She is co-author of Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2012). Professor García Bedolla’s research focuses on how inequality structures the political opportunities available to members of ethnoracial groups, with a particular emphasis on the intersections of race, class, and gender. She has expertise in survey research, qualitative methods, and experimental methods, and has served as a consultant for John Kerry’s presidential campaign, state ballot initiatives, and local races.

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