Texas Politics Program

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The Baker Institute's political science research primarily advances knowledge and understanding of political institutions and elections in Texas and Latin America. Substantive areas include political campaigns, electoral systems, political change, party activism, regime transitions and voting behavior. 

Fellows & Scholars

Mark P. Jones

Mark P. Jones, Ph.D., is the fellow in political science at the Baker Institute, the Joseph D. Jamail Chair in Latin American Studies and a …
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Robert M. Stein

Robert M. Stein, Ph.D., is the fellow in urban politics at the Baker Institute and the Lena Grohlman Fox Professor of Political Science at Rice …
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