Louis DeSipio is a professor in the Departments of Political Science and Chicano/Latino Studies at the University of California, Irvine and chair of the Department of Chicano/Latino Studies. His research interests include Latino politics, the process of political incorporation of new and formerly excluded populations into U.S. politics, and public policies shaping immigrant incorporation such as immigration, immigrant settlement, naturalization, and voting rights.

DeSipio is the author of Counting on the Latino Vote: Latinos as a New Electorate (1996, University Press of Virginia) and the co-author, with Rodolfo O. de la Garza, of US Immigration in the 21st Century: Making Americans, Remaking America (2015, Westview Press) and the co-author, with Todd Shaw, Dianne Pinderhughes, and Toni-Michelle Travis, of Uneven Roads: An Introduction to U.S. Racial and Ethnic Politics, second edition (2019, Washington, D.C.: CQ Press). He is also the author and editor of a nine-volume series on Latino political values, attitudes, and behaviors.

DeSipio is the past-president of the Western Political Science Association (WPSA). Please RSVP to sbrasier@uci.edu by Oct. 11th

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