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Verta Taylor is the recipient of the 2011 Jessie Bernard Award from the ASA. See...

Victor Rios has received the "Young Scholar Award" from the American Society of Criminology Division...

Congratulations to Nikki Jones, who has been selected to receive the New Scholar Award by the...

This Fund was established to honor Richard “Dick” Flacks, a UC Santa Barbara department of...

In the news, "Colorblind Parents Could Handicap their Biracial Kids". Please see...

Emily Tumpson Molina received a 2010 Horowitz Foundation Award for her dissertation project "Race...

Congratulations to the following students for completing the MA, Doctoral Advancement or PhD during...

The world university ranking places UCSB at no. 29 in the world....

Leila J. Rupp and Verta Taylor, in "Straight Girls Kissing," use interviews with women college...

Beth Schneider is the 2010-11 president-elect and Denise Segura is the vice president-elect of the...

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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.