Edwardo Portillos, Ph.D.

Edwardo Portillos, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Sociology,

joined the Sociology Department in the 2004-2005 academic year.  Dr. Portillos completed his undergraduate studies at the University of Colorado/Boulder and graduate work at Arizona State University.  Research interests include youth gangs, police-community relations in Latino/a communities and issues of gender, race/ethnicity, and crime.  Dr. Portillos has also worked as an expert witness for capital murder cases.  Some recent publications include:
2010    Gonzalez, Juan Carlos & Edwardo L. Portillos.  Teaching from a Critical Perspective/Enseñando de Una Perspective Crítica:  Conceptualization, Reflection, and Application of Chicano/a Pedagogy.  (Stylus Press, Forthcoming)

2009          Dukes, Richard, Edwardo L. Portillos and Molly Miles.  “Model of satisfaction with police, 2002-2005.”  Policing and Society 32(2), 297-318.

 2009           Solis, Carmen, Edwardo Portillos and Rod Brunson, "Latino/a youths' experiences and perceptions of negative police encounters," The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science. 623, 39-51.