Louis DeSipio

School of Social Sciences
UC Irvine


Louis DeSipio is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Political Science and Chicano/Latino Studies at the University of California, Irvine. He is the author of Counting on the Latino Vote: Latinos as a New Electorate and a co-author of Making Americans/Remaking America: Immigration and Immigrant Policy. He is also the author and editor of a seven-volume series on Latino political values, attitudes, and behaviors. In 2007, he co-edited Researching Migration: Stories From the Field. DeSipio’s research focuses on Latino politics, the process of political incorporation of new and formerly excluded populations into U.S. politics, and public policies such as immigration, immigrant settlement, naturalization, and voting rights.