Antoinette Sedillo-Lopez

Antoinette Sedillo Lopez is the executive director of Enlace Comunitario, a non-profit focused on alleviating domestic violence and developing healthy families in central New Mexico, specifically within the Latino population.  She is an expert on New Mexico politics,clinical legal education and family law. She is also a professor emeritus at the University of New Mexico School of Law, although she is currently focusing all of her efforts at Enlace.

While teaching at UNM, Sedillo Lopez also administered the Summer Law Institute, a program conducted by a group of law schools that provides law students the opportunity to learn about Mexican history, culture and law in Guanajuato, Mexico. Sedillo Lopez has authored several books and has won numerous awards including one from the Mexican American Legal Defense & Education Fund (MALDEF).

Executive Director of Enlace Comunitario 

Areas of expertise: New Mexico Politics, Family Law, Clinical Legal Education

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Contact Information:
(505) 246-8972, ext. 23
Twitter: @asedillolopez 

Heard on New Mexico in Focus from KNME-TV

Gabriel Sanchez

Gabriel Sanchez teaches political science at the University of New Mexico (UNM) in Albuquerque. He is also a Principal for Latino Decisions, a Latino polling firm, and serves as Executive Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy at UNM.

Sanchez is the co-author of the book Hispanics and the U.S. Political System, and he has been published in journals such as Political Research Quarterly, Urban Affairs Review and many more. His work has been featured in The New York Times and BBC News Magazine.

In 2011, Sanchez was awarded the “Best Article” published in Political Research Quarterly, and in 2010, he was awarded the “Luminaria” UNM Presidential Award for Commitment to Diversity. He has been a guest on NPR and KUNM.

Principal at Latino Decisions and Executive Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Center for Health Policy

Areas of Expertise: Politics, Racial and Ethnic Politics, Latino Political Behavior, Public Opinion, Electoral Behavior, Health Policy

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Contact Info:

Phone: (505) 277-3337


Heard on NPR: For a complete list, click here.

Tell Me More: Are Polls Good News For Either Candidate?

Heard on KUNM: For a complete list, click here.

Hispanic, Latino Voters in New Mexico

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