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Carlos Figueroa

Dr. Carlos Figueroa

Dr. Carlos Figueroa
Assistant Professor &
Public Policy



Carlos Figueroa holds a Ph.D. in both Political Science and Historical Studies from The New School for Social Research in New York City, an M.S. in General Administration from Central Michigan University, and B.A. in Political Science from Fairleigh Dickinson University, Florham Park/Madison, N.J. His research and teaching interests include the politics of Race, Religion and Policy development, American political development, American and African American Politics and Political Thought, Qualitative/Interpretive Methods, Historical Methods & Sources, Interpretive Policy Analysis, and Latino Politics in the U.S. He teaches undergraduate courses on U.S. political institutions (Congress, Political Parties and Presidency), and graduate courses in the Masters in Public Policy and Management program (Leadership and Ethics, Qualitative Research Methods, and Public Policy Analysis). He recently published a chapter in Faith and Race in American Political Life with the University of Virginia Press, 2012. For more details on his current research, please see his curriculum vitae.


Ph.D., Political Science and Historical Studies, The New School for Social Research
M.A., Political Science, The New School for Social Research
M.S., General Administration, Central Michigan University
B.A.. Political Science, Fairleigh Dickinson University

CV/VITAE: Figueroa Vitae

Classes Taught:

U.S. Congress, GOVT 4363
American Political Parties and Politics, GOVT 4366
Public Policy and Economics, PPAM 6302

Joined UTB:

FALL, 2010

Area of Specialty and Responsibility:

Interpretive Methods
American Political Institutions
Public Policy Analysis
American Political Development
Race, Religion and Politics

Previous Experience:

Lecturer, American Government and Politics, Hunter College, City University of New York
Lecturer, Global Politics, and American Government & Politics, Lehman College, City University of New York
Lecturer, Comparative Politics, and International Relations, FIT, State University of New York
Research Consultant, Carnegie Foundation Scholars Grant, Dr. Adolph Reed, Jr.
Lecturer, Comparative Political Systems, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, NJ

Office Hours - spring 2012

6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday & Friday
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Office: MRCS 274
Phone: (956) 882-8883
Fax: (956) 882-8890

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