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Laura E. Alexander

Laura E. Alexander

Laura E. Alexander is an associate professor of religious studies, Goldstein Family Community Chair in Human Rights, University of Nebraska at Omaha. She holds a Ph.D. in comparative religious ethics with scholarly specializations in religious ethics and human rights, just war and peace/conflict issues, sovereignty and global order, migration and refugee concerns. In addition to research and teaching, Alexander has significant experience in facilitating community engagement on human rights issues.

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There’s no one ‘Latino vote’ — religion and geography add to voters’ diversity

By: and - November 2, 2022

Nearly 1 in 5 people in the United States today are Latino, and “the Latino vote” has attracted significant news coverage as their political voice grows stronger. Yet considering all 62 million Latinos as a group isn’t necessarily all that helpful in understanding attitudes or voting patterns, as some scholars and journalists have pointed out. […]