Tomas Almaguer

Tomas Almaguer

Tomas Almaguer, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus

Faculty Biography

  • B.A., University of California at Santa Barbara
  • M.A., Sociology, University of California at Berkeley
  • Ph.D., Sociology, University of California at Berkeley

Sociology, race and ethnicity, sexuality studies, Latino history, women and gender studies

  • LTNS 278: History of Latinos in the U.S.
  • LTNS 505: Gender, Sexuality, and Latino Communities
  • LTNS 707: Seminar in Latina/Latino Studies
  • Arthur F. Thurnau Professor, University of Michigan.
  • Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University, Department of Sociology and Center for Chicano Research
  • Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • NIMH Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Bancroft Library Study Award
  • Racial Fault Lines: The Historical Origins of White Supremacy in California second edition (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2009)
  • “Chicano Men: A Cartography of Homosexual Identity and Behavior differences" Journal of Feminist Cultural Studies, Vol. 3, No. 2 (Summer 1991)
  • “Looking for Papi: Longing and Desire among Chicano Gay Men” in A Companion to Latina/o Studies, Renato Rosaldo and Juan Flores, Eds. (New York: Blackwell, 2007)
  • “The Material and Cultural Worlds of Latino Gay Men,” in Gay Latino Studies, Michael Hames-Garcia and Ernesto Martinez Eds., (Durham: Duke University Press, 2011)
  • “Revisiting Activos and Pasivos: Towards New Cartographies of Latino and Latin American Male Same-Sex Desire” in Latino/a Sexualities: A Reader, Marysol Asencio, Ed., (New York: Rutgers University Press, 2009) (co-authored with Salvador Vidal-Ortiz, Hector Carrillo, and Carlos Decena)
  • “The Latin Americanization of Race Relations in the United States” in Du Bois Review: Social Science Research on Race, (2012)
  • “Juntos Pero No Revueltos: Race, Citizenship, and the Conundrums of Latinidad” in Reinventing Race, Reinventing Racism, John J. Betancur and Cedric Herring, Eds., (Boston: Brill, 2012)
  • “Race, Racialization, and Latino Populations” in Racial Formation in the Twenty-First Century, Daniel Hosang, Oneka Bennett, and Laura Pulido, Eds. (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012). 
  • The New Latino Studies Reader: A Twenty-First-Century Perspective (Berkeley: University of California Press, 2016) (co-editor, with Ramon Gutierrez)

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