April 26, 2012 · 6:00 PM
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Please join us on April 26th for an informative session with Mark Hugo Lopez from the Pew Hispanic Center.
Mark will share some of the key findings from a recent study on Latinos and Identity that explored Latinos’ attitudes about their identity; their language usage patterns; their core values; and their views about the U.S. and their families’ country of origin.
You can download the full report here and come prepared with questions.
6:00: Networking and light appetizers and drinks
7:00: Mark's presentation
8:00: Q&A and discussion
Mark Hugo Lopez
Associate Director, Pew Hispanic Center
Mark Hugo Lopez is the Associate Director of the Pew Hispanic Center where he studies the attitudes and opinions of young Latinos, the political engagement of Latinos, and Hispanics and their interaction with the criminal justice system. Lopez also coordinates the Center’s national surveys. Additionally, he currently serves as a Visiting Professor at the University of Maryland’s School of Public Policy and as a member of the American Economic Association’s Committee on the Status of Minority Groups in the Economics Profession (CSMGEP). Prior to joining the Pew Hispanic Center, Lopez was the Research Director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) where he studied the civic engagement of young people.
Lopez received his Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University in 1996. He joined the Pew Hispanic Center in January of 2008.