• PhD, Government, University of Texas at Austin, 2017
  • M.A. Government, University of Texas at Austin, 2015
  • B.A. Government with Honors, University of Texas at Austin, 2009
Areas of Interest
  • Latino Politics
  • Immigrant civic incorporation
  • Race & Ethnicity in American Politics
  • Co-Principal Investigator: Ohio Immigrant Worker Survey Project

Personal Webpage

with Chris Busey and Erika Davis. 2021. “‘All Enemies, Foreign and Domestic’: The Presence of Anti-Latinx Political Rhetoric and Latinxs as Third World Threats in Secondary U.S. Citizenship Curriculum.” Teachers College Record v123 (2). Link to article. Coverage from The College of Wooster

2020. “Allies, Antagonists, or Ambivalent? Exploring Latino attitudes about the Black Lives Matter Movement.” Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences v42(4). Link to article.

with David L. Leal. 2020. “Latinos Por Trump? Latinos and the 2016 Presidential Election.” Social Science Quarterly v101(3): 1115-1131.
Link to article. Coverage of research in New York Times op-ed.

with David Leal. 2020. “One in four Latinos voted for Trump last time. They’ll likely do so again.” The Washington Post. The Monkey Cage blog. November 2. Link

“La Raza Unida Party” & “Willie Velasquez and the Southwest Voter Registration and Education Project.” September 2019. In Norma Iglesias Prieto and Adelaida Del Castillo (Eds.) The Chicana and Chicano Movement: From Aztlán to Zapatistas,ABC-CLIO/Greenwood Praeger.

“Pathway to Citizenship.” 2016. In Contemporary Issues for People of Color: Surviving and Thriving in the U.S. Today (5 of 5 volumes – Immigration/Migration), Eds. Alvaro Huerta, Norma Iglesias-Prieto and Donathan L. Brown. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO / Greenwood, pp. 259-266

Casellas, Jason and Alvaro Corral. 2013. “Lone Star Lines: The Battle over Redistricting in Texas.” In William Miller and Jeremy Walling (Eds.), The Political Battle over Congressional Redistricting. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, pp. 287-302.

with David L. Leal, and Joe Tafoya. Forthcoming. “Introduction: The 2008 Primary and General Election Campaign.” In David L. Leal, Rodolfo de la Garza, and Louis DeSipio (Eds.), Latinos and the 2008 Elections: Can You Hear Us Now? Routledge.