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Cortina, Jeronimo

Associate Professor

College: Liberal Arts and Sciences

Department: Political Science


Phone: 713-743-3894


American and Latino politics, Immigration, Comparative politics, Quantitative research methods


Jeronimo Cortina is an award winning Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and the Center for Mexican American Studies and a Research Associate at the Center for Public Policy at the University of Houston. He earned a PhD in Political Science from Columbia University where he previously earned a Master's degree in public Administration and Public Policy from the School of International and Public Affairs. Dr. Cortina specializes on survey research, immigration, development and quantitative methods. His work has been published in scholarly and policy journals such as Policy Studies Journal, Social Science Quarterly, American Politics Research, Foreign Affairs in Spanish, and the Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy. His latest books include (with Andrew Gelman, David Park, Boris Shor) "Red State, Blue State, Rich State, Poor State: Why Americans Vote the Way They Do" published by Princeton University Press, "A Quantitative Tour of the Social Sciences" published by Cambridge University Press (with Andrew Gelman) and "New Perspectives on International Migration and Development" (with Enrique Ochoa-Reza) published by Columbia University Press.

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