Mindy Romero

Political sociologist who focuses on civic engagement and political rights


Center for Inclusive Democracy at the USC School of Public Policy

Research Assistant Professor, Governance, Management and the Policy Process


  • Research focuses on political behavior and race/ethnicity, and seeks to explain patterns of voting and political underrepresentation, particularly among youth and communities of color in California and the U.S.
  • Political sociologist
  • Civic engagement and political rights
  • Election 2018
  • Voting behavior
  • Latino vote
  • Youth vote and civic engagement
  • Civic education
  • Voting rights
  • Congressional districts
  • Political mobilization
  • Government transparency

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