I am an Assistant Professor of Politics, affiliated with the Program in Latino Studies and the Center for the Study of Democratic Politics, and co-founder of Politics Research in Experimental Social Sciences at Princeton University.
Primary field: American Politics
Subfields: Public opinion, campaigns and elections, race and ethnic politics, Latino politics, religion in politics, and experimental methods.
My research and teaching are in American politics, with a focus on Latino public opinion and turnout, immigration politics, racial and ethnic identity in the U.S., religion in politics, elections and campaigns, and experimental methods. My research uses large-n surveys, geographic and electoral data, as well as field and survey experiments to investigate the causes and consequences of identity politics in the U.S., including turnout in elections, Latino support for candidates and public policies, and the effeccts of racialized campaign communication about immigration. My research is forthcoming or published in the American Political Science Review, Public Opinion Quarterly, Political Psychology, American Politics Review, other peer-reviewed journals, and as book chapters.
Office hours: Appointments can generally be made via my WASE calendar.
Tweets by @AliAValenzuela
- Remarkable exchange. Trump appears to suggest that states need to rely on their own national security establishments to make critical global pandemic judgements. Trump said he did it. Why can't they? t.co/BzTCqcHqT4
- @SamaraKlar My father asks me this about once a week. 🙄
- Damn, that's a powerful ad. t.co/skoRdCJHuk
- If I were the Biden campaign, I would do a live town hall event every day. Every day. Open it up to voters. Be as authentic as possible. Campaigning will never be the same.
- BREAKING: Trump Says That Due to the Democratic Governors of Washington (3,369 Coronavirus Cases) and Michigan (3,657 Cases)—the Latter of Whom He Calls "the Woman in Michigan"—Not Being "Appreciative" Enough of Him, He Has Told the Coronavirus Task Force Head "Not to Call Them" t.co/dwS07gX2cS