Gary M. Segura is a Professor of American Politics and Chair of Chicano/a Studies at Stanford University. He is also co-founder and principal in the polling firm Latino Decisions™. His work focuses on issues of political representation, and the politics to America’s growing Latino minority.
Among his most recent publications are "The Future is Ours:" Minority Politics, Political Behavior, and the Multiracial Era of American Politics (2011, Congressional Quarterly Press), Latinos in the New Millennium: An Almanac of Opinion, Behavior, and Policy Preferences (2012, Cambridge University Press), and Latino Lives in America: Making It Home (2010, Temple University Press). His work has been published in the American Political Science Review, American Journal of Political Science, Journal of Politics, Political Research Quarterly, and the Annual Review of Political Science, among many others.
Segura is one of three Principal Investigators of the 2012 American National Election Studies, and was one of the Principal Investigators of the Latino National Survey, in 2006. He is a past president of the Midwest Political Science Association and the President-Elect of the Western Political Science Association. He is also a past president of El Sector Latino de la Ciencia Política (Latino Caucus in Political Science). In 2010, he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.