Dr. Marichal is an associate professor of political science at California Lutheran University. He teaches courses on the Internet and Politics, public policy, race and politics, community development and American Political Institutions
His current projects include: a study of the relationship between acquiring digital skills and feelings of trust/efficacy among Latinos and African Americans and an examination of how civic hacking affects power dynamics at the local level. He is founder of the blog ThickCulture, sponsored by Contexts magazine.
Courses I Teach (or Have Taught)
- B.S., Florida State University
- M.S., Florida Atlantic University
- Ph.D., University of Colorado, Boulder