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College of Arts and Sciences

Sergio Garcia-Rios

Assistant Professor

Department and Program Affiliations:
Academic focus:  
Latino politics, race and ethnicity, political methodology 
Current research project:   
I am currently working on a book that investigates the formation and transformation of Latino identities as well as the political implications of these transformations. I explore these dynamics with a multi-method approach and use a unique repeated cross-sectional sample survey called the "Latin American Immigrant Survey Composite" (LAISC)
Previous positions:  
Statistical consultant, The Center for Social Science Computation and Research (CSSCR), University of Washington, 2014-2015
Research fellow, Washington Institute for the Study of Ethnicity, Race, and Sexuality (WISER), 2010-2015
Senior researcher, The Washington Survey Research Center (WASRC), 2010-2015
Academic background:   
Ph.D., Political Science, University of Washington, 2015
M.A., Political Science, University of Washington, 2013
M.A., Political Science, University of Texas at El Paso, 2010
B.B.A., B.A., Economics, Philosophy, University of Texas at El Paso, 2007
Last book read: 
Vida by Patricia Engel
In your own time/when not working:   
Play with my son Diego, running, cooking
Courses you’re most looking forward to teaching: 
Latino Politics, Statistics and Methods