(Members and invited guests)
Dr. Adolfo Santos, Professor of Political Science, University of Houston. "Evaluating the Revolving Door Syndrome”.
Dr. Adolfo Santos is a 2011-2012 American Council on Education Fellow and is currently serving as Special Assistant to the President and Chief Liaison Officer at the University of Houston Downtown. Dr. Santos has also served as a Professor of Political Science at UH Downtown since 1997, becoming Chair of the Department of Social Sciences in 2006.
Dr. Santos is the co-author of Texas Politics Today, and American Government and Politics Today: Texas Edition. In 2006, he authored Do Members of Congress Reward Their Future Employers? Evaluating the Revolving Door Syndrome.
Dr. Santos has also written on minority representation in corporate and political institutions, education policy, and local and state elections. Dr. Santos has served on the boards of the Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Children at Risk, the Education Foundation of Harris County, and the Houston Hispanic Forum. Dr. Santos has also been appointed to several committees by Mayor Anise Parker.