Ralph Armbruster-Sandoval

Department Chair
Professor

Contact Phone

(805) 722-4556

Office Location

1706 South Hall
1714 South Hall

Specialization

Race, labor, empire, social movements, urban studies, Latin American studies, Central America, Marxism, liberation theology

Education

B.A.: CSU Long Beach
M.A.: University of California, Riverside
Ph.D.: University of California, Riverside

Bio

1998, UC Riverside, PhD Sociology

 

Research

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

  • Social Movements
  • Urban Studies (Los Angeles)
  • Racial Studies
  • Religion (liberation theology)
  • Latin American Studies (Central America)
  • Labor Studies
  • Political Economy (Marxism)

Publications

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS:

Starving For Justice: Hunger Strikes, Spectacular Speech, and the Struggle for Dignity. University of Arizona Press, 2017

“The Life of the Party: Alice McGrath, Multiracial Coalitions, and the Struggle for Social Justice,” Aztlan vol. 36, no. 1 (2011), pp. 69-98.

“A People’s History of Los Angeles: Is Another Los Angeles Possible?” Latino Studies vol. 8 (2010), pp. 271-283.