Domingo Morel's research program and teaching portfolio focuses on racial and ethnic politics, urban politics, education politics and public policy. Specifically, his research explores the ways state policies help expand or diminish political inequality among historically marginalized populations.
Morel is the author of "Takeover: Race, Education, and American Democracy" (Oxford University Press, 2018) and co-editor of "Latino Mayors: Power and Political Change in the Postindustrial City" (Temple University Press, 2018).
Morel is also co-founder and co-chair of the Latino Policy Institute at Roger Williams University and past president of the Rhode Island Latino Political Action Committee.
He received his PhD in political science from Brown University in 2014.