Arturo Madrid is the Norine R. and T. Frank Murchison Distinguished Professor of the Humanities at Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas, a position he has held since 1993. From 1984 to 1993, he served as the founding president of the Tomás Rivera Center, a national institute for policy studies on Latino issues. He has also held academic and administrative positions at Dartmouth College, the University of California, San Diego, the University of Minnesota, and the U.S. Department of Education. Arturo is a member of the Council for Foreign Relations and a fellow of the National Academy for Public Administration. In 1996, he was awarded the Charles Frankel Prize by the National Endowment for the Humanities.