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The Space and Community Committee hosted a Spring '11 hike for the sociology department staff,...

George Lipsitz has won UCSB's Distinguished Teaching Award for 2010-11. This award is in recognition...

Victor Rios has received the 2011-12 Harold J. Plous Award. One of the university's most prestigious...

Maria Charles is a recipient of the 2011 American Sociological Association's Sex and Gender Section's...

Congratulations to Jerry Flores, a 2nd year doctoral student, who has been awarded a Ford Foundation...

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...

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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.