Hello and welcome to Rocky! I am a political scientist in the Princeton Department of Politics with an affiliation in the Program in Latino Studies. In 2013-14, I am co-organizer (with Prof. Omar Wasow) of a working group of Princeton Researchers using Experimental Social Science (PRESS) that includes faculty, graduate students and undergraduates using experimental methods to answer research questions broadly about politics. My primary research is on American electoral politics, with a focus on Latino public opinion as expressed in surveys, processes of immigrant socialization, voter turnout using field experiments, religion and politics, and racial and ethnic identity in the United States. I have several published articles, ongoing research papers and a book manuscript in these areas. I teach graduate and undergraduate courses, including a Ph.D. seminar on Identity Politics and an undergraduate seminar and lecture course on Latino Politics in the U.S.
I earned my Ph.D. from Stanford University and my B.A. from the University of California, Los Angeles. Originally from Southern California, I still use words like "soda" and "dude" on the regular. I intend to eat many lunches and dinners in Rocky, so if you see me, please feel free to join me to chat about research, college, the last episode of Game of Thrones or whatever else is on your mind.