Her research interests focus on Latinos/as in American politics, women and politics, and race, gender, and public policy. Dr. Navarro's publications include Latinas and the Politics of Urban Spaces (Routledge 2020), Race, Gender, Sexuality, and the Politics of the American Judiciary (Cambridge 2018), provides an in-depth look at the political trajectory of Asian, Black, Latina women, and LGBT justices. She is co-editor of Latinas in American Politics (Lexington Press 2016), Latino Urban Agency (University of North Texas Press 2013), and Latino Americans and Political Participation (ABC-CLIO 2004). She is also co-author of Politicas: Latina Public Officials in Texas (University of Texas at Austin 2008) and author of Latina Legislator: Leticia an De Putte and the Road to Leadership (University of Texas A&M Press 2008). Additionally, she has published articles in various journals and encyclopedias.
University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA)
Department of Political Science
San Antonio, TX
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Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison Primary Field: American Politics
Secondary Field: Comparative Politics
M.A.,University of Wisconsin-Madison
M.A.,with Honors, University of Texas-El Paso
B.A., with Honors, University of Texas-El Paso
Major: Political Science