Power of the Latinx Vote with Scholar and Author Bernard Fraga

by Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Engagement


Wed, Oct 21, 2020

4:30 PM – 5:30 PM EDT (GMT-4)

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Power of Diversity Lecture and Hispanic Heritage Month Event

This lecture will feature:

Bernard L. Fraga, PhD, political scientist and author of the awarding-winning 2018 book, The Turnout Gap: Race, Ethnicity and Political Inequality in a Diversifying America.

Fraga will discuss the power of Latinx and other BIPOC (black, indigenous and people of color) voters to shape elections this November and beyond.

The session will be moderated by Vice President for Inclusion, Diversity and Equal Opportunity Robert L. Solomon, Esq.

Fraga is associate professor of political science at Emory University (GA). His research and teaching examines American electoral politics, racial/ethnic politics and mass and elite political behavior. Additionally, Fraga's scholarly interest include examining how group identities and electoral contexts impacts political behavior. His book, The Turnout Gap, provides a comprehensive analysis of race and voter turnout.