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Marco Durazo

Term Instructor

Full-Time Faculty
Kalmanovitz Hall 235


Marco Durazo is a political scientist whose research and teaching focuses on race, immigration, the military, war, and U.S. Foreign Policy. He is currently working on a book manuscript that examines the experiences of deported U.S. service members. His courses include: Latino Politics, Chicanx/Latinx Cultural & Society, Security & Terrorism, and the department’s non-profit Internship course.


  • Race
  • Politics

Research Areas

  • Race
  • Immigration
  • Military
  • War
  • U.S. Foreign Policy


  • Faculty Coordinator: Peace & Justice Minor


  • UCLA, PhD in Political Science, 2024

Prior Experience

  • Lecturer, UCLA, in Political Science and Chicano Studies

Awards & Distinctions

  • Latinx Faculty Member of the Year Award (student nominated), 2022

Selected Publications

  • ''The Young Lords: Revolution, Feminism, and the Pursuit of Emancipatory Politics.' Review. Journal of International Feminist Politics (2022).
  • ‘Latinos, Youth, and Military Service.’ In the Encyclopedia of Military Science (2014).