Betina Cutaia Wilkinson



Associate Professor


Politics and International Studies


Wake Forest University


Betina Cutaia Wilkinson is associate professor of politics and international affairs at Wake Forest University. Her latest book project Partners or Rivals? Power and Latino, Black and White Relations in the 21st Century (University of Virginia press, 2015) won the American Political Science Association REP Section’s Best Book Award on Inter-Race Relations in the United States. Wilkinson was recently awarded an Early Career Award by the Midwest Political Science Association’s Latina/o Caucus and currently serves on the Midwest Political Science Association Executive Council. Her research has been published in several political science and multidisciplinary journals including Political Research Quarterly, Social Science Quarterly, American Politics Research, PS: Political Science and Politics and Race and Social Problems.