Sergio Wals

Sergio Wals is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science and the Institute for Ethnic Studies at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. His research agenda centers on the relationship between democracy and individual perceptions of politics and topics related to immigration both in the United States and Latin America.

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More than smoke and mirrors: citizen perceptions of human rights

By: Dona-Gene Barton & Courtney Hillebrecht & Sergio Wals

Study finds that Mexicans’ perceptions of human rights protections are linked to individuals’ evaluations of their leaders, their government and democratization.