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Pamela Anne Quiroz

Pamela Anne Quiroz

Pamela Anne Quiroz (born March 28, 1960)[1] is an American sociologist. She has been a professor of sociology at the University of Houston, and director of the Center for Mexican American Studies there, since the fall of 2015. Previously, she was a professor of sociology and educational policy studies at the University of Illinois-Chicago.[2][3] She has been the editor-in-chief of Social Problems since 2014.[4] Her research interests include the development of individual identities among school students.[2]

Pamela Anne Quiroz
Born (1960-03-28) March 28, 1960
EducationMissouri Western State University, Iowa State University, University of Chicago
Known forEducational sociology
Scientific career
InstitutionsUniversity of Houston, University of Illinois-Chicago
ThesisA study of decision-making in the educational process of Latino high school students (1993)


  1. "Pamela Anne Quiroz". Library of Congress Name Authority File. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  2. Ramirez, Marisa. "New Era for Center for Mexican American Studies". University of Houston Magazine. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  3. "Pamela Ann Quiroz, Ph.D." Council on Contemporary Families. 2013-11-21. Retrieved 2017-09-06.
  4. "Pamela Anne Quiroz". University of Houston. Retrieved 2017-09-06.

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