Professor Gary Segura
Professor of American Politics and Chair of Chicano/a Studies at Stanford University
Gary M. Segura is a member of the US Studies Centre's International Academic Advisory Committee.
Segura is a Professor of American Politics and Chair of Chicano/a Studies in the Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity at Stanford University. He received his PhD in American Politics and Political Philosophy from the University of Illinois in 1992. His work focuses on issues of political representation, and currently is focusing on the accessibility of government and politics to America’s growing Latino minority, as well as a book-length project on the links between casualties in international conflict and domestic politics.
Among his most recent publications are “The Mobilizing Effect of Majority-Minority Districts on Latino Turnout” (2004) and “Su Casa Es Nuestra Casa: Latino Politics Research and the Development of American Political Science,” (2007), both in the American Political Science Review, "Earth Quakes and After Shocks: Race, Direct Democracy, and Partisan Change," (2006) and “Race and the Recall: Racial Polarization in the California Recall Election,” (2008) both in the American Journal of Political Science, “Culture Clash? Contesting Notions of American Identity and the Effects of Latin American Immigration,” in Perspectives on Politics (2006), and “All Politics are Still Local: the Iraq War and the 2006 Midterm Election” in PS: Political Science and Politics (2008).
Segura is a member of the Editorial Boards of the American Journal of Political Science, and the Political Research Quarterly and a former member of the boards for the Journal of Politics and PS: Political Science and Politics.
We caught up with Professor Segura during his visit to the US Studies Centre.