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Edward Telles

University of California Santa Barbara
Broom Center Affiliation(s): 

Area Director, Immigration, Race and Ethnicity Theme

Edward Telles is Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he is also Research Associate at the Broom Center for Demography.  With the Project on Ethnicity and Race in Latin America (PERLA) - a multinational collaborative research project based on surveys in several Latin American countries – he recently published Pigmentocracies: Ethnicity, Race and Color in Latin America. Telles has also written several comparative articles on ethnoracial inequality, identification and attitudes with the PERLA data, appearing in Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, American Journal of Sociology, Hispanic American Historical Review and Latin American Research Review. In 2004, Telles wrote Race in Another America: The Significance of Skin Color in Brazil, which received the Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award from the American Sociological Association and in 2008, he co-authored (with Vilma Ortiz) Generations of Exclusion: Mexican Americans, Assimilation and Race. Both books received the Otis Dudley Duncan Award for the best book in Social Demography.

Contributor to Broom Center Theme(s): 
Broom Center Publications
Telles, Edward E. and Christina Sue. 
"Between Mexican and American. "
Under contract with Oxford University Press. 
Jose Vicente Tavares dos Santos and Edward Telles (eds.) 
"Global Frontiers in Social Control and Deviance. "
Under Contract with Springer Press. 
Telles, Edward, RenĂ© D. Flores and Fernando Urrea-Giraldo, 2015. 
"Pigmentocracies: Skin Color, Census Ethnoracial Categories and Educational Inequality in Eight Latin American Countries. "
Research in Social Stratification and Mobility 40: 39-58.