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Tony Affigne

Professor

Contact Information:

affigne@providence.edu
401-865-2569
Howley Hall 316

Education:

Ph.D. - Brown University

Area(s) of Expertise:

Campaigns and elections, public policy, public opinion, state and local politics, environmental politics, Latino politics, race relations, immigration politics and policy.

Awards and Honors:

2011 Frank J. Goodnow Award - American Political Science Association

Selected Publications:

Affigne, Tony. (2014). Minority Majority America and the Ghost of Woodrow Wilson. Politics, Groups, and Identities, Eds. Eric N. Waltenburg, Purdue University. Abingdon, Oxfordshire: Routledge. 2 (Issue 3, 2014)

Affigne, Tony., Hu-DeHart, Evelyn., Orr, Marion. (2014). Latino Politics en Ciencia Política: The Search for Latino Identity and Racial Consciousness. New York, NY: New York University Press.

Affigne, Tony. (2014). The Latino Voice in Political Analysis, 1970–2014: From Exclusion to Empowerment. Eds. Tony Affigne, Evelyn Hu-DeHart, and Marion Orr. New York, NY: New York University Press. , p. 9-50.

Recent Presentations:

Affigne, Tony., [Forthcoming] Co-Author, with Lizeth Gonzalez, for the American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, "Latina Leadership in Rhode Island: Patterns of Recruitment, Ambition, and Constraint". September, 2015.

Affigne, Tony., Invitational Keynote Lecture at Johnson C. Smith University, Conference on Reimagining the 'New South', Transforming Political Discourses, Charlotte, NC, "Latino Politics, White Supremacy, and the New South". April, 2015.

Affigne, Tony., Presenter, Political Science Chair's Workshop, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington, DC, "Departmental Diversity and Faculty Development". August, 2014.

Affigne, Tony., Presenter, Latino Politics Workshop, Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, "Scholars in the Media: Latino Political Studies and Latino/a Political Scientists". April, 2014.

Affigne, Tony., Research Panel Discussant, National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Meeting, Wilmington, DE, "Politics, Inequality, and Social Justice - A Black Agenda in a Deracialized World?". March, 2014.

Affigne, Tony., Research Panel Chair, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, "Green Politics and Theory". August, 2013.

Affigne, Tony., Research Panel Chair, Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA, "Identity: Issues and Interests". March, 2013.

Affigne, Tony., Roundtable Organizer and Chair, National Conference of Black Political Scientists Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, "Has Obama's Re-Election Improved Prospects for a Black-Latino Political Alliance?". March, 2013.

Affigne, Tony., Honoree, Awards Luncheon, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Comments on Receipt of the Frank J. Goodnow Distinguished Service Award, Seattle, WA, "The Study of Race, Ethnicity, and Politics in the Discipline of Political Science". August, 2011.


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