The Coming of Age of Hispanic Millennials

Oct 29, 2015, 6:00pm - 8:30pm
Sunday, October 4, 2015
Blackwell Inn Ballroom BC 2110 Tuttle Park Place
Francisco Bellenge-gomez
The Columbus Chapter of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs is cohosting the visit of Mark Hugo Lopez, director of Hispanic research at the Pew Research Center with The Ohio State University.
Mr. Lopez will talk about “The Coming of Age of Hispanic Millennials”; they represent the largest ever cohort of Hispanics to come of age; Hispanic Millennials have distinctive characteristics and by their numbers alone will profoundly shape the future of the United States.
Mark Hugo Lopez Director of Hispanic Research, Pew Research Center
Expertise: Hispanics, Immigration, Politics and Elections, Economy
Mark Hugo Lopez is director of Hispanic research at the Pew Research Center. He studies the attitudes and opinions of Latinos, Hispanic views of identity, the political engagement of Latinos in the nation’s elections, and Latino youth. Lopez also coordinates the center’s National Survey of Latinos, an annual nationwide survey of Hispanics. He was the research director of the Center for Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement (CIRCLE) as well as a research assistant professor at the School of Public Policy at the University of Maryland. Lopez received his doctorate in economics from Princeton University. He is an author of reports about the Hispanic electorate, Hispanic identity and immigration. Lopez frequently appears in national and international media in both Spanish and English.