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Magda Hinojosa

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Graduate Dir & Assoc Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment, TEMPE Campus, Mailcode 3902
Biography

Professor Magda Hinojosa received her B.A. in government from the University of Texas at Austin and her M.A. and Ph.D. in political science from Harvard University. 

She is the author of Selecting Women, Electing Women: Political Representation and Candidate Selection in Latin America (Temple University Press, 2012). The fieldwork for that manuscript was funded by the Fulbright Foundation. Her work on the book was financed in part by a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship. The book has recently been reviewed by The Journal of Politics, NACLA Report on the Americas, Latin American Politics & Society, and Choice, among others.

Please visit Professor Hinojosa's website to learn more about her research: http://www.public.asu.edu/~mhinojo1.

Professor Hinojosa teaches Politics of Latin America (POS 453), Politics of Mexico (POS 454), Latin American Politics though Film (POS 305), and Women and Politics (POS 598), among others. Syllabi for some of these course are available on Professor Hinojosa's website.

 

Research Interests

Professor Hinojosa's research focuses on the political participation of women in Latin America, and in particular she examines institutional barriers to women's descriptive representation.

Publications
  • Magda Hinojosa. "She’s Not My Type of Blonde": Media Coverage of Irene Sáez’s Presidential Bid. Cracking the Highest Glass Ceiling: A Global Comparison of Women's Campaigns for Executive Office (2010).
  • Magda Hinojosa. Whatever the Party Asks of Me: Candidate Selection and Women’s Political Representation in Chile’s UDI. Politics & Gender (2009).
  • Magda Hinojosa. Women in Argentina. Women and Politics Around the World: A Comparative History and Survey (2009).
  • Magda Hinojosa. ¿Más Mujeres?: Mexico's Mixed Member System. Women and Legislative Representation: Electoral Systems, Political Parties, and Sex Quotas (2008).
  • Hinojosa, Magda and Jennifer Piscopo. "The Case for Quotas for Women in Politics". Huffington Post (news blog) (0).
Research Activity
  • Hinojosa,Magda*, Fridkin,Kim L, Kittilson,Miki Caul. The Dynamics of Political Representation: Examining Descriptive Substantive and Symbolic Representation with a Natural Experiment. INST OF INTERNATL EDUCATION(8/6/2014 - 10/23/2015).
  • Hinojosa,Magda*. Selecting Women, Electing Women: Candidate Selection and Women's Political Representation in Latin America. FORD FDN(10/6/2008 - 10/5/2009).
Summer 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2017
Course NumberCourse Title
SGS 493Honors Thesis
POS 584Internship
POS 593Applied Project
POS 595Continuing Registration
POS 599Thesis
POS 695Continuing Registration
POS 792Research
POS 795Continuing Registration
POS 799Dissertation
Fall 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 552Women and Politics
POS 590Reading and Conference
POS 592Research
POS 598Special Topics
POS 695Continuing Registration
POS 790Reading and Conference
POS 792Research
POS 795Continuing Registration
POS 799Dissertation
Summer 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 305Politics and Film
POS 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2016
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 590Reading and Conference
POS 592Research
POS 593Applied Project
POS 595Continuing Registration
POS 598Special Topics
POS 599Thesis
POS 695Continuing Registration
POS 790Reading and Conference
POS 792Research
POS 795Continuing Registration
POS 799Dissertation
Fall 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 305Politics and Film
POS 590Reading and Conference
POS 592Research
POS 593Applied Project
POS 595Continuing Registration
POS 599Thesis
POS 695Continuing Registration
POS 790Reading and Conference
POS 792Research
POS 795Continuing Registration
POS 799Dissertation
Summer 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 795Continuing Registration
Spring 2015
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 799Dissertation
Fall 2014
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 305Politics and Film
POS 453Latin America
Fall 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 305Politics and Film
POS 453South America
Spring 2013
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 394Special Topics
POS 454Mexico
Fall 2012
Course NumberCourse Title
POS 453South America
POS 498Pro-Seminar
POS 598Special Topics
Presentations
  • Hinojosa, Magda and Sarah Shair-Rosenfield. "Female Incumbency, Re-election, and Voter Choice in Chile". American Political Science Association Meeting (Aug 2013).
  • Magda Hinojosa. From Miss World to World Leader? Beauty Queens, Paths to Power, and Political Representations. International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association (Oct 2010).
  • Magda Hinojosa. Reclutamiento de Mujeres Y Mecanismos Para Promover su Inclusion en las Listas de Candidatos/The Recruitment of Women and Mechanisms to Promote their Inclusion on Candidate Lists. Conference: Partidos Politicos y Paridad: La Ecuacion Posible (Jun 2010).
  • Magda Hinojosa. Selecting Women, Electing Women: Candidate Selection and Women's Political Representation. Presentation to the Department of Transborder Chicana/o and Latina/o Studies (Dec 2009).
  • Magda Hinojosa and Susan Franceschet. Separate but Not Equal: The Effects of Municipal Electoral Change on Female Representation in Chile. "Political Challenges to Women" pre-conference of the International Political Science Association (Jul 2009).
  • Magda Hinojosa. Mediating Gender: Female Political Candidates and the News Media in Latin America. American Political Science Association Meeting (Aug 2008).
  • Magda Hinojosa Susan Franceschet. Gendered Campaigns, Gendered Media Coverage: Female Presidential Candidates in Comparative Perspective (Panel Submission). American Political Science Association Meeting (Aug 2008).
  • Magda Hinojosa. Mediating Gender: Female Political Candidates and the News Media in Latin America. Western Political Science Association Meeting (Mar 2008).
Service
  • American Journal of Political Science; Political Research Quarterly; Politics & Gender, Reviewer (2013 - Present)
  • Journal of Women, Politics, and Policy; International Studies Quarterly, Reviewer (2013 - Present)
  • Latin American Politics & Society; Comparative Political Studies; Routledge/Taylor & Francis Group, Reviewer (2013 - Present)
  • President Barack Obama Scholars Program, Faculty Mentor (2013 - Present)
  • Chicano/Latino Faculty and Staff Association, Member (2008 - Present)
  • Chicano/Latino Faculty and Staff Association, Member (2008 - Present)
  • Faculty Women’s Association, Member (2008 - Present)
  • Faculty Women’s Association, Member (2008 - Present)
  • PoLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, Reviewer (2008 - Present)
  • Planning and Leadership Committee, Committee Member (2010 - 2011)
  • Junior Faculty Colloquium Committee, Committee Member (2009 - 2011)
  • Southwestern Political Science Association Meeting, Section Head for Politics and Gender (2010 - 2011)
  • Political Institutions Search Committee, Committee Member (2010 - 2011)
  • Undergraduate Committee, Committee Member (2008 - 2010)
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