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SESSION 2B - LATINO WISCONSIN: DEMOGRAPHIC CHANGE AND ITS IMPACT ON SOCIAL AND CULTURE CHANGE BY ARMANDO IBARRA

9:30 - 10:00 AM Central Time, Friday October 15th

Dr. Armando Ibarra’s work is at the juncture of cultural production, public health, issues of working people, and demographics. He will talk about his use of available tools in expanding the conversation about art.

 

Join us in this presentation about public health and the lessons that we can learn by looking at demographic data.

Short presentation followed by live Q&A. This is one of 10 sessions at the conference. You do not need a separate ticket to join this session.

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ARMANDO IBARRA

Professor in the School for Workers and Chicano/a and Latina/o Studies at the University of Wisconsin Madison

Armando Ibarra is a Professor in the School for Workers and Chicano/a and Latina/o Studies at the University of Wisconsin Madison. Professor Ibarra serves as a Faculty Latino Specialist for the Division of Extension, as a Research Affiliate in the Applied Population Laboratory, and as an affiliate faculty in the Labor Center at UMASS Amherst.


He earned his Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Irvine, and joined the UW in January 2011. Ibarra also holds a Master's in Public Administration, and a B.A. Sociology and Spanish. He is a Co-Principal Investigator on the applied research project titled “Voices of Wisconsin Workers: A Community-Engaged Study of Essential Workers during the 2020 COVID-19 Pandemic”, released February 15, 2021. Funded by the Department of Health Services, the project was a collaboration between his department and the University of Wisconsin–Population Health Institute.


His co-authored book, The Latino Question: Politics, Laboring Classes, and the Next Left, won the 2019 Best Book in Latino Politics awarded by The Latino Caucus of the American Political Science Association. This book engages timely debates on Latino working-class struggles, politics, immigration, and inequality in the US. His co-edited book, Man of Fire: Selected Writings of Ernesto Galarza, was designated an Outstanding Academic Title by Choice Reviews for Academic Libraries a publication of the American Library Association.