Valerie Martinez-Ebers | Latina/o and Mexican-American Studies

Valerie Martinez-Ebers

Professor, Director of Latina/o and Mexican American Studies, Political Science Department
(940) 565-2276
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Dr. Valerie Martinez-Ebers, Director of LMAS, Professor, Department of Political Science, University of North Texas, and Co-Editor of the American Political Science Review. Dr. Martinez has published widely on education policy, Latino/a politics, women in politics, and methods of survey research. She is co-author of Politicas: Latina Public Officials in Texas (2008); Latino Lives in America: Making it Home (2010) and Latinos in the New Millennium: an Almanac of Opinion, Behavior and Policy Preferences (2012). She also edited Perspectives on Race, Ethnicity and Religion: Identity Politics in America (2009).

Dr. Valerie Martinez-Ebers is a University Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science and Director of the Latina/o and Mexican American Studies Program at the University of North Texas. She is a former Vice-President of the American Political Science Association and a former President of the Western Political Science Association. From 2012-2016, she served as Co-Editor of the American Political Science Review, the flagship journal in political science. Dr. Martinez-Ebers has published widely on education policy, Latino/a politics, and women in politics in outlets such as American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, and Journal of Politics. She is co-author of Politicas: Latina Public Officials in Texas (2008); Latino Lives in America: Making it Home (2010), Latinos in the New Millennium: An Almanac of Opinion, Behavior and Policy Preferences (2012) and Human Relations Commissions: Relieving Racial Tensions in the American City (2020). She also edited Perspectives on Race, Ethnicity and Religion: Identity Politics in America (2009), an anthology that examines the history, current issues and dynamics of minority groups in the United States. She was co-principal investigator for the Latino National Survey, an 8,643-respondent, statestratified survey funded by the Ford, Carnegie, Russell Sage, Hewlett, Joyce, and National Science Foundations.

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