Mark Hugo Lopez
Published February 19, 2013
Updated April 6, 2021

Mark Hugo Lopez is the director of global migration and demography research at Pew Research Center. He leads planning of the center’s research agenda on international demographic trends, international migration, U.S. immigration trends and the U.S. Latino community. He is an expert on immigration globally and in the U.S., world demography, U.S. Hispanics and Asian Americans.

Previously, Lopez was director of the Pew Research Center’s Hispanic Trends Project, where he studied the attitudes and opinions of Latinos, Hispanic views of identity, the political engagement of Latinos in the nation’s elections and Latino youth. He also coordinated the Pew Hispanic Center’s National Survey of Latinos. He has a Ph.D. in economics from Princeton University.

Expertise: Attitudes and opinions of Latinos, Hispanic identity, Latino politics, Latino youth, economics of education, labor economics, immigration, politics, elections

Location: Washington, D.C.

Pew Hispanic Communications Line: (202) 419-4372


Twitter: @mhugolopez

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