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Zoltan Hajnal

Professor of Political Science at the University of California, San Diego

Zoltan Hajnal is a professor of political science at the University of California, San Diego. A scholar of racial and ethnic politics, urban politics, immigration, and political behavior, Dr. Hajnal is the author of several award-winning books, has published in the top political science journals, and has been featured in the New York Times, Washington Post, and a range of other media outlets. He is actively involved in voting rights litigation and local election law reform. Before joining the faculty at UCSD, Dr. Hajnal was a research fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California and a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at Brandeis University.

Expertise & Interests

  • Racial and ethnic politics
  • Urban politics
  • Immigration
  • Political behavior