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     Benjamin Marquez


Title: Professor
Website: http://www.chicla.wisc.edu
Affiliated With: Chicano/Latino Studies Program
Office: 403 North Hall
Office Hours: Wednesday 11am-12pm; 1:30pm-2:30pm; and by appointment
Phone: 608.263.2389
Has Voicemail: Yes
E-Mail: bmarquez@wisc.edu
Keywords: Identity, Minority, Race, Social Movements, Texas
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His teaching and research interests are in political sociology and American politics. He has published extensively on Latinos and American politics; his research has focused on Mexican American social movement organizations. He is currently the Director of the Chicano/Latino Studies Program.  His latest book, Democratizing Texas Politics:  Race, Identity, and Mexican American Empowerment, 1945-2002, was published by the University of Texas Press in 2014.  His current project is a book on the Mexican American Legal Defense and Educational Fund (MALDEF).
 


Recent Publications

Benjamin Marquez A review of Democratizing Texas Politics: Race, Identity, and Mexican American Empowerment, 1945–2002.
http://utpress.utexas.edu/index.php/books/mardem  
Benjamin Marquez. Democratizing Texas Politics: Race, Identity, and Mexican American Empowerment, 1945–2002 (University of Texas Press, 2014).   
John Witte, Benjamin Marquez. “Immigration Reform: Strategies for Legislative Action.” The Forum: 7:3 (2009); article 2.   
 

Current Courses taught for Spring 2016-2017

231 - Politics of Multicultural Society

Instructors: Benjamin Marquez      Field: American Politics