Dr. David G. Ortiz Canseco

Associate Professor, Sociology

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Dr. David G. Ortiz is an Associate Professor for the Sociology Department. Dr. Ortiz’s current research agenda focuses on the influence of time on contention-repression dynamics, the effects of disasters on social movements, the relationship between digital media and activism, state repression and mobilization in Latin America, and the effects of International Financial Institutions on contention in Latin America. His work has been published in Mobilization, Sociological Inquiry, Sociological Perspectives, and Qualitative Sociology, among others. His areas of specialization are Social Movements, Civic Engagement, State Repression, Time-Diffusion of Social Processes, Political Sociology, Internet Communication Technologies (ICTs) and Digital Media, Latin America, Peace and Conflict Studies, Research Methodology.

Specialty Topics/Focus: 

  • Social Movements
  • Civic Engagement
  • State Repression
  • Time-Diffusion of social Processes
  • Political Sociology
  • Internet Communication Technologies (ICTs)
  • Digital Media
  • Peace and Conflict Studies
  • Research Methodology

Countries of Expertise:

  • Latin America
  • Mexico
  • United States

Contact Information:

Phone: 575-646-3348