- Luis Fraga
University of Washington
LUIS RICARDO FRAGA is associate vice provost for faculty advancement, director of the Diversity Research Institute, Russell F. Stark University Professor, and professor of political science at the University of Washington. He specializes in urban politics, politics of race and ethnicity, educational politics, and voting rights policy. He is coauthor of Multiethnic Moments: The Politics of Urban Education Reform (Temple, 2006) and was a member of the special taskforce of the American Political Science Association that wrote Democracy at Risk: How Political Choices Undermine Citizen Participation and What We Can Do About It (Brookings 2005). He is also coeditor of Racial and Ethnic Minorities in Advanced Industrial Democracies (Greenwood, 1992). He has also published in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Perspectives in Politics, Dubois Review, The Journal of Politics, Urban Affairs Quarterly, Western Political Quarterly, Women, Politics and Policy, and the Harvard Journal of Hispanic Policy. He has served as secretary of the American Political Science Association and is a former president of the Western Political Science Association. He is one of the co–principal investigators of the Latino National Survey (LNS), the first-ever state stratified survey of Latinos in the United States.
- Roy Elis
ROY ELIS is a doctoral candidate in political science at Stanford University. His research interests include the politics of public schooling, comparative politics, and political economy. He presented on intradistrict resource inequality within U.S. public school districts at the 2006 annual meeting of the American Political Science Association. He is currently researching the political foundations of public schooling through a comparative study of the United States and Argentina.