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Sociology grad, Reza Aslan (PhD Sociology 2009), was recently in the news.

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Sociology Faculty/Grads are in the news on Same-Sex Marriage. 

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Nine of our doctoral students participated in Commencement on June 16, 2013. Congratulations to all...

Verta Taylor at her book signing for "The Marrying Kind". The event was held at Saks Fifth Avenue in...

The Sociologists AIDS Network has awarded Beth Schneider the 2012 Award for Career Contributions to...

Don Zimmerman has received the 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award from the ASA Section on...

Two members of the sociology faculty, John Foran and Verta Taylor, have received Academic Senate...

UCSB has taken over the #1 position on the U.S. News and World Report's...

Dean Melvin Oliver has been awarded the major distinction of Fellow by the...

Broom Center Seminars 2012/13:...

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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.