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Howard Winant received the 2015 Founder's Award for Scholarship and Service from the American...

Beth Schneider has been selected to receive the 2016 Sociologists for Women in Society...

This is a major honor bestowed by the American Sociological Assoc.\for work that "honors the...

Lisa Hajjar is part of a three scholar-team working on a collaborative research project titled...

Dr. Zakiya Luna and Dr. Sarah Thébaud have publications in the most recent issues of ...

Sociology welcomes our newest faculty member, Assistant Professor Erika Arenas.

SWS released a Lavender report card of LGBT friendly departments and we received a top score....

The Department of Sociology held its annual end-of-year picnic on June 8, 2016 to celebrate the 2015-...

Sociology Graduate Student, Jonathan Gomez, was selected as the Student Commencement Speaker for the...

The Department’s annual Honors and Awards Ceremony on Friday, June 10 was a special opportunity for...

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Edward Telles is Professor of Sociology and is currently director of the Project on Ethnicity and Race in Latin America (PERLA). He recently published Pigmentocracies: Ethnicity, Race and Color in Latin America with collaborators from Brazil, Colombia, Mexico, Peru and the United States as well as several comparative articles on ethnoracial educational and health disparities, racial classification and identification and public opinion, which have appeared in leading scholarly journals.  Telles earlier wrote Race in Another America: The Significance of Skin Color in Brazil and  Generations of Exclusion: Mexican Americans, Assimilation and Race, which have won major academic awards.