Richard M. Valelly
Areas of Expertise & Civic Involvements
Valelly’s expertise lies in the history, politics, policy, and law of African-American, Latino, Asian-American, and Native-American voting rights. He also works on the pro-LGBT rights initiatives of the Obama Administration. Valelly often writes for general interest publications on discoveries and debates in political science concerning key aspects of American politics, including such topics as voter turnout, income inequality, and the nature of presidential power.