Political Science

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    Department of Political Science

  • President Harrison and CSUN DC Interns, 2013
  • A Conversation with Gov. Michael Dukakis and Gov. Linda Lingle

Linda Alvarez

Professor Linda Alvarez



  • PhD Claremont Graduate University 2014
  • MA Claremont Graduate University 2007
  • MA Cal State University, Los Angeles 2005
  • BA Cal State University, Northridge 2001



  • Comparative Politics
  • Latin American Politics
  • Violence
  • Migration 
  • Race and Ethnic Politics
  • Women and Politics