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LBJ Library Educator Webinar with Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto
July 30 Session 14: Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto

The 2020 Election & a Nation in Crisis

We enter the 2020 Presidential race in the midst of a Global Pandemic and Civil Rights Crisis. This session provides an overview of the election, starting with a review of “normal” presidential election dynamics and zooming out to put the 2020 election in the context of our current moment.

Jul 30, 2020 10:30 AM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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Dr. Victoria DeFrancesco Soto
Assistant Dean of Civic Engagement @LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin
Victoria is the Assistant Dean of Civic Engagement at the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas where she was selected as one of the University’s Game Changing faculty. Named one of the top 12 scholars in the country by Diverse magazine Victoria previously taught at Northwestern University and Rutgers and received her Ph.D. in political science from Duke University. Victoria’s social scientific areas of expertise include immigration, Latinos, women, racial and ethnic minority politics, as well as political psychology. Underlying all of her research interests is the intersection of social group identity and political participation.