Vilma Ortiz

Professor of Sociology
Department: Sociology
Box 951551
241B HH
Tel: 310-206-5218
Fax: 310-206-9838
Keywords: Mexico

For more than 20 years, Vilma Ortiz has studied the socioeconomic experiences of Latinos in the U.S., focusing both on specific Latino groups, as well as comparative studies with other racial/ethnic groups. Her most recent book is Generations of Exclusion: Mexican Americans, Assimilation, and Race (co-authored with Edward Telles, Russell Sage Foundation Publications, 2008). She is also co-author of Challenging Fronteras: Structuring Latina and Latino Lives in the U.S. (Routledge, 1997)