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Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Workshop: Yalidy Matos (Rutgers)

When: Friday, February 23, 2024
12:15 PM - 1:45 PM CT

Where: Scott Hall, 212, 601 University Place, Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Graduate Students

Contact: Ariel Sowers   (847) 491-7454

Group: Department of Political Science

Category: Academic


Please join the Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Workshop as they host Yalidy Matos, Rutgers assistant professor of political science.

Yalidy Matos, PhD is an Associate Professor of Political Science at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. Her scholarship sits at the intersection of race, ethnicity, and politics (REP), immigration, and identity politics. Broadly, her work explores how race and gender operate for various groups in the United States, by asking timely questions that investigate important topics such as immigration politics and policy, voting behavior, and political representation. In 2022, Matos was named a 2022 American Political Science Association Distinguished Junior Scholar in Political Psychology. Explore Yalidy’s fellowships and awards. She graduated from Ohio State University in Columbus, OH with a PhD in Political Science in 2015, and Connecticut College in New London, CT with a Bachelor of Arts in Government and Gender and Women’s Studies, and a minor in English in 2009. Prior to Rutgers, she was a Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow at Brown University. Explore Yalidy’s CV.

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