Xavier Medina Vidal Medina

Xavier Medina Vidal Medina

Assistant Professor

Diane D. Blair Professor of Latino Studies

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences

(PLSC)-Political Science

Phone: 479-575-7389

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Xavier Medina Vidal (B.A. Economics and Spanish, Chicano Studies minor and M.A. Political Science, University of New Mexico; Ph.D. Political Science, University of California, Riverside) is Diane D. Blair Professor of Latino Studies and Assistant Professor of Political Science. His research focuses on questions related to Mexican and US policymaking institutions, and identity formation and Latinos transnational political behavior. 

Dr. Medina Vidal's core undergraduate courses are Latino Politics, Politics of Mexico, and Latino Political Thought.