University of Texas at Austin 1984-1988, Ph.D., 1988, Sociology
UCLA 1982-1984, M.A., 1984, Urban Planning
Stanford University 1974-1978, B.A., 1978, Anthropology
Professor Edward Telles’s most recent book is Pigmentocracies: Ethnicity, Race and Color in Latin America, based on the multinational and multidisciplinary Project on Ethnicity and Race in Latin America (PERLA), which he directed. He also wrote Race in Another America, 2004, which won the Distinguished Scholarly Publication Award from the American Sociological Association, the Otis Dudley Duncan Award for the best book in Social Demography and several other awards; Generations of Exclusion: Mexican Americans, Assimilation, and Race, 2008 with Ortiz, also won the Duncan Award, as well as the Best Book Award from the Pacific Sociological Association; he co-edited Just Neighbors? Research on African American and Latino Relations in the United States, 2011 and .
Edward Telles is also a prolific author of research papers, having published over 50 articles and book chapters including many in the discipline’s most prestigious and highly selective journals. Among these are three in the American Sociological Review, four in the American Journal of Sociology, and one each in Demography, Social Forces, and the Annual Review of Sociology.
He was previously professor at Princeton University and UCLA.
Telles, Edward E. and the Project on Ethnicity and Race in Latin America. 2014.
Pigmentocracies: Ethnicity, Race and Color in Latin America. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press.
(In Spanish with a new Spanish edition Foreward, forthcoming as Pigmentocracias, Mexico, DF: Fondo de Cultura Economica.)
(In Portuguese with a new Portuguese edition Foreward, forthcoming as Pigmentocracias, Rio de Janeiro: 7 Letras)
Telles, Edward E. and Vilma Ortiz. 2008. Generations of Exclusion: Mexican Americans, Assimilation, and Race. New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press.
(In Spanish as Telles, Edward E. and Vilma Ortiz. 2011 (With a Foreward by Antonio Izquierdo). Generaciones Excluidas: Mexicanos-Estadounidenses, Asimilacion y Raza. (introduction by Antonio Izquierdo) Madrid: Centro de Investigaciones Sociologicas (CIS). (Number 4 in the CIS Contemporary Classics Collection)
Telles, Edward E. 2004. Race in Another America: The Signficance of Skin Color in Brazil. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press.
(In Portuguese as O Significado da Raga na Sociedade Brasileira, on the web
(In Japanese as Telles, Edward E. 2011. Brazil no jinshuteki fubyodo: tajinshukokka ni okeru henken to sabetsu no kouzou. Tokyo: Akashi Shoten, Co., Ltd.)
(In Spanish as Telles, Edward E. 2016. Raza en Otra America: El Significado del Color de Piel en Brasil. (Introduction by Luis Carlos Castillo) Cali: Editorial Universidad del Valle)
Telles, Edward E. 2003. Racismo a Brasileira. (Early version in Portuguese of Race in
Another America and with a Foreward by Joaquim Barbosa) Rio de Janeiro: Relume Dumara.
Jose Vicente Tavares dos Santos and Edward Telles (eds.) In Press. Global Frontiers in Social Control and Deviance. Springer Press.
Telles, Edward E., Gaspar Rivera Salgado and Mark Sawyer (eds.). 2011.
Research on African American and Latino Relations in the United States. New York: Russell Sage Foundation Press.
JOURNAL SPECIAL ISSUE EDITOR
Telles, Edward E. 2012. Special Issue on Hispanics. Race and Social Problems. Vol. 4. No. 1.
Logics of Social Inquiry, Immigration Princeton:
Immigrant Integration, Ethnicity and Development Workshop, Multiculturalism, Race and Ethnicity, Introduction to Latino Studies