Meet 2020 APSR Editor, Lisa Garcia Bedolla of University of California, Berkeley

Lisa García Bedolla is Vice Provost for Graduate Studies and Dean of the Graduate Division and a Professor in the Graduate School of Education at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research focuses on how marginalization and inequality structure the political opportunities available to members of ethnoracial groups, with a particular emphasis on the intersections of race, class, and gender. She is author of three award-winning books, including Mobilizing Inclusion: Transforming the Electorate through Get-Out-the-Vote Campaigns (with Melissa R. Michelson, Yale University Press 2012), winner of the American Political Science Association’s (APSA) Ralph Bunche Award and a best book award from APSA’s Race, Ethnicity, and Politics Section. Professor García Bedolla was a founding co-editor of the journal Politics, Groups, and Identities. She has served on the UC Press editorial committee and on the boards of numerous journals, including the American Political Science ReviewJournal of PoliticsPolitics and GenderLatino StudiesPolitical Research Quarterly, and Aztlán.