Valerie Martinez-Ebers is Professor of Political Science at the University of North Texas, and Co-Editor of the American Political Science Review, the flagship journal in discipline of political science.
She is a former President of the Western Political Science Association and a former Vice President of the American Political Science Association.
She has published articles extensively on topics in education policy, Latino politics, women in politics, and methods of survey research, and is co-author of Latinos in the New Millennium: An Almanac of Opinion, Behavior, and Policy Preferences (2011), Latino Lives in America: Making it Home (2010) and Politicas: Latina Public Officials in Texas (2008).
Dr. Martinez also is co-editor of Perspectives on Race, Ethnicity and Religion: Identity Politics in America (2009). She is one of the principal investigators for the Latino National Survey, an 8,600-respondent survey funded by the Ford, Carnegie, Russell Sage, Hewlett, Joyce, and National Science Foundations.
Dr. Martinez’ favorite classes to teach are Race, Ethnicity and Politics, Latino politics, Civil Liberties and Political Tolerance, and the Politics of Rock-n-Roll.