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

John Foran will receive the 2016 Teaching and Mentorship Award from the ASA Section on Environment...

Professor Sarah Thébaud's 2015 article, "Business as Plan B: Institutional Foundations...

Congratulations to Alumni with new books:

Jordan Camp, Brown University, Incarcerating...

Professors F. Winddance Twine and Zakiya Luna were featured speakers at a February 19 research...

Maria Charles, professor and chair of the UC Santa Barbara...

F. Winddance Twine's research on global surrogacy was featured in a recent HBO report: 
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UCSB recently hosted the California Forum for Diversity in Graduate Education. Grad Students, Faculty...

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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.