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Edward Flores

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Title: Associate Professor
  • Ph.D. in Sociology — University of Southern California
  • M.A. in Social Research — University of Warwick (UK)
  • B.A. in Sociology — University of the Pacific
  • 2014 — American Sociological Association, Distinguished Contribution to Scholarship Award, Section on Latina/o Sociology
Research Interests:

Professor Flores's recent book, "God's Gangs," examines how religion shapes the gendered negotiations that facilitate exit from gang life. His current research follows faith-based community organizing, for and among ex-offenders, in Chicago and in Los Angeles.

Areas of specialization:

  •     Race
  •     Gender
  •     Religion
  •     Immigration
Graduate Groups: Sociology
Curriculum Vita: PDF icon flores_cv.pdf

"God's Gangs: Barrio Ministry, Masculinity and Gang Recovery" (NYU Press 2014)

Discipline: Sociology