Matos' research interests include racial and ethnic politics, public opinion and behavior, and immigration policy. Her works has been featured in the American Behavioral Scientist; the Association of Mexican American Educators (AMAE) Journal; Labor: Studies in Working-Class History; Perspectives on Politics; Politics, Groups, and Identities; and Political Research Quarterly.
No Jargon Podcast
In the News
Places immigration within a post-9/11 contemporary discourse around national security and terrorism.
Examines the decisions of Arizona, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, Utah, Indiana, and most recently, Texas to pass restrictive immigration omnibus bills and analyze the factors associated with the decision of a state to pass its own immigration law.