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Victoria DeFrancesco Soto

Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto

Victoria M. DeFrancesco Soto is a political scientist providing political analysis on US politics and its implications for countries abroad. Victoria is a contributor to MSNBC and NBCNews.com as well as a regular political analyst for Telemundo.

Victoria received her Ph.D. from Duke University during which time she was a National Science Foundation Fellow. She is currently a Professor at the University of Texas where she was selected as one of the University’s Game Changing faculty. Victoria teaches in the Department of Mexican-American and Latino Studies and is a Fellow at the Center for Politics and Governance at the LBJ School of Public Affairs. Named one of the top 12 scholars in the country by Diverse magazine Victoria previously taught at Northwestern University and Rutgers.