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Ruben Espinoza

Assistant Professor, Instructional Faculty
Wilkinson College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Department of Sociology
Office Location: Roosevelt Hall 261
Office Hours: TTH 1:00pm – 2:00pm
Education:
California State University, Monterey Bay, Bachelor of Arts
University of California, Santa Cruz, Master of Arts
University of California, Santa Cruz, Ph.D.

Biography

Instructional assistant professor in the Department of Sociology. His research interests include social inequality, Latino/a and Latinx communities in the U.S., migration, housing insecurity and the food system. Co-author of the report "Working for Dignity," which analyzes social problems confronted by low-wage workers living in Santa Cruz County. Teaching Intro to Latinx and Latin American Studies at Chapman University.

Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications