Hispanic Polling Expert
Mark Hugo Lopez is director of Hispanic research at Pew Research Center. He studies the attitudes and opinions of Latinos, Hispanic views of identity, the political engagement of Latinos in the nation’s elections, and Latino youth. Mark also coordinates the Center’s National Survey of Latinos, an annual nationwide survey of Hispanics. He was the research director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) as well as a research assistant professor at the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. He frequently appears in national and international media in both Spanish and English.
Mark earned a bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Berkeley and a doctorate in economics from Princeton University.
The demographics of the nation’s Latino population are changing. Immigration from Latin America has slowed just as a new generation of U.S.-born Latinos is entering adulthood. This young group is attending college in record numbers, is more likely to speak only English, is driving U.S. labor force growth, and is poised to improve the economic […]