Zulema Valdez

Associate Professor of Sociology
  • Ph.D. in Sociology, 2002 – University of California, Los Angeles
  • M.A. in Sociology, 1996 – University of California, Los Angeles
  • B.A. in Sociology, 1992 – University of California, Los Angeles
Research Interest 

Professor Valdez's research examines how social group formations (based on race, class, gender, nativity and the like) affect the social and economic life chances of American workers and entrepreneurs. Her areas of expertise include:

  • Racial and ethnic relations
  • Intersectionality
  • Latino/a sociology
  • Economic sociology