The Politics of Voting

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The Politics of Voting: Post-Election Analysis
Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022
Malone 112
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. PST

We welcome participation in-person. 

  • The Politics of Voting: Post-Election Analysis

    This panel will explore the immediate and long-term implications of the November 2022 election results, including how they intersect with race, gender, and class issues as well as their impacts on voting rights and civic engagement.

    About the Bellarmine Forum

    The Bellarmine Forum is LMU's annual celebration of the life of the mind, offered by the Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts. The 2022-23 Bellarmine Forum will reflect on ​the themes of previous ​forums and ​explore the evolution of ​the work ​that has been undertaken at LMU and in our communities at large.

  • Laura Brill, Panelist

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    Laura Brill is the founder and director of the Civics Center, a nonprofit focused on high school voter registration.  She is a former law clerk to Ruth Bader Ginsburg and a partner at Kendall Brill & Kelly LLP. 


    Nathan Chan, Panelist

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    Nathan Chan is an assistant professor of political science at LMU.  He specializes in American Politics and Research Methods. He has published or has forthcoming journal articles in Perspectives on PoliticsPolitical Behavior, and Political Research Quarterly among others and has featured his research in the Washington Post and the Brookings Institute. He teaches courses in race, ethnicity, and politics; political behavior; and empirical approaches in political science.


    Fernando J. Guerra, Panelist

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    Fernando J. Guerra is a professor of political science and chicana/o latina/o studies, and the founding director of the Center for the Study of Los Angeles at LMU. His area of scholarly work is in local governance, urban politics, and racial and ethnic politics. Dr. Guerra has been a principal investigator in over 20 major studies on Los Angeles, leadership studies and electoral politics. He is also the principal investigator for the largest general social survey in the Los Angeles region.


    Claudia Sandoval, Moderator

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    Claudia Sandoval is an assistant professor of political science at LMU where she teaches courses on race and politics, immigration, and Black/Latina/o relations. Professor Sandoval is a first-generation Mexican immigrant who was born in Aguascalientes, Mexico and grew up in Inglewood, California. After graduating from Westchester High School, Professor Sandoval went on to receive a B.A. in political science from UCLA in 2006. Sandoval then attended the University of Chicago where she received her Ph.D. in political science. During her nine years in the midwest, Professor Sandoval taught Latina/o politics at Northwestern University, University of Chicago, and University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.