Assoc. Prof., Political Science, Univ. of Washington
Matt A. Barreto, PhD, is an Associate Professor in political science at the University of Washington, Seattle and the director of the Washington Institute for the Study of Ethnicity and Race. Barreto is a founding principal of Latino Decisions, the leader in Latino political opinion research.
He is the author of the book, Ethnic Cues: The role of shared ethnicity in Latino Political Behavior (University of Michigan Press 2010) and has just finished a book manuscript co-authored with Christopher Parker, Change We Can’t Believe In: Exploring the Sources and Consequences of Tea Party Support, under contract with Princeton University Press, to be published in 2012. His research has been published in the American Political Science Review, Political Research Quarterly, Social Science Quarterly, Public Opinion Quarterly, and other peer reviewed journals.
He received his PhD in political science from the University of California, Irvine in 2005.