Lucas Núñez

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Assistant Professor

Contact Information
Fairfax Campus, Aquia Building, Room 311
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
MSN: 3F4


Lucas Núñez is an assistant professor in the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University, where he teaches courses on quantitative methodology.

His research focuses on quantitative methods, particularly relating to the challenges presented by unobserved heterogeneity, with applications to political electoral behavior and participation. His work has been published in the Journal of Politics, Political Behavior, Electoral Studies, and the Annual Review of Political Science.

From 2011 to 2013, Núñez worked as a consultant for the World Bank Group in Washington, D.C. 

He holds a BA and graduate studies in economics from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Argentina, and a PhD in Social Science from the California Institute of Technology.

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Areas of Research

  • Quantitative Methodology
  • Political Participation
  • Political Behavior
  • Elections