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Eduardo Bonilla-Silva, Professor of Sociology

Eduardo Bonilla-Silva
Contact Info:
Office Location:  259 Social Sciences
Office Phone:  (919) 660-5607
Email Address: send me a message


Ph.D.University of Wisconsin - Madison1993
M.A.University of Wisconsin - Madison1987
B.A.University of Puerto Rico1984
Research Interests:

Currently I am working on two books entitled, Anything but Racism: How Social Analysts Limit the Significance of Race (with Gianpaolo Baiocchi and Hayward Horton) and White Logic, White Methods: Racism and Methodology (with Tukufu Zuberi). I am also working on a project entitled, "We are All Americans! The Latin Americanization of Race Relations in the USA," where I explore the changing dynamics of racial stratification in the United States.

Areas of Interest:

Racial Stratification and
Race Relations

Current Ph.D. Students  

  • Reece, Robert  
  • Arriaga, Felicia  
  • Louise Seamster  
  • Inseo Son  
  • Victor Ray  
  • Rose Buckelow  
Postdocs Mentored

  • John Eason (2008-2010)  
Recent Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Bonilla-Silva, E, What Makes Systemic Racism Systemic?, Sociological Inquiry, vol. 91 no. 3 (August, Accepted, 2021), pp. 513-533 [doi]  [abs]
  2. Bonilla-Silva, E, There is no racism here?: Preliminary notes about racial issues in the Americas, Revista De Humanidades no. 42 (December, Accepted, 2020), pp. 419-443
  3. Bonilla-Silva, E, From bi-racial to tri-racial, in Theories of Race and Racism: A Reader: Second Edition (August, 2020), pp. 652-668, ISBN 0415412536
  4. Bonilla-Silva, E, Toward a New Political Praxis for Trumpamerica: New Directions in Critical Race Theory, American Behavioral Scientist, vol. 63 no. 13 (November, Accepted, 2019), pp. 1776-1788 [doi]  [abs]
  5. Bonilla-Silva, E, Feeling Race: Theorizing the Racial Economy of Emotions, American Sociological Review, vol. 84 no. 1 (February, Accepted, 2019), pp. 1-25 [doi]  [abs]

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