Mark Hugo Lopez, Specialist in the US Hispanic Electorate, Will Visit Argentina

Presentations on the Power of the Latino Vote in the United States will be held in Buenos Aires, Rosario, and La Plata from November 10-14, 2014.

Mark Hugo Lopez, Director of the Hispanic Investigation Area of the Pew Research Center, will visit Argentina November 10-14 for a series of presentations on political participation of the Latino Community in the United States.

Mr. Lopez, who travels under an invitation from the U.S. Embassy in Argentina, has extensive experience as a researcher. Moreover, he coordinates the Latino National Poll for the Pew Research Center and is a frequent contributor to local and international media.

His itinerary in Argentina includes meetings and presentations at the National University of Rosario, the American Argentine Cultural Exchange Association of Rosario (ARICANA), the Catholic University of La Plata, the Legislature of Buenos Aires City, St. Andrew’s University, the American Club, and the Argentine Council for International Relations (CARI), among other institutions. For more information about open talks, check this webpage.

Mr. Lopez’ trip is funded by the United States Department of State and the U.S. Embassy in Argentina.

About Mark Hugo Lopez

Mark Hugo Lopez is Director of Hispanic Research at the Pew Research Center. He studies the attitudes and opinions of Latinos, Hispanic views of identity, the political engagement of Latinos in the nation’s elections, and Latino youth. Lopez also coordinates the center’s National Survey of Latinos, an annual nationwide survey of Hispanics. He was the research director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) as well as a research assistant professor at the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. Lopez received his doctorate in economics from Princeton University. He is an author of reports about the Hispanic electorate, Hispanic identity and immigration. Lopez frequently appears in national and international media in both Spanish and English.