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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

Teaching (Fall 2014):

  • SOCIOL 765S.01, PROSEM: SOCIAL STRAT (TOP) Synopsis
    Soc/Psych 329, M 06:15 PM-08:30 PM
Teaching (Spring 2015):

  • SOCIOL 316.01, COMP RACE/ETHNIC STUDIES Synopsis
    Biddle 086, MW 10:05 AM-11:20 AM
    (also cross-listed as AAAS 246.01, LSGS 316.01)
  • SOCIOL 880.04, SPECIAL TOPICS IN SOCIOLOGY Synopsis
    Soc/Psych 331, M 06:15 PM-08:45 PM
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  
  • TRENITA CHILDERS  
  • AUSTIN ASHE  
  • Inseo Son  
  • Victor Ray  
  • Rose Buckelow  
Postdocs Mentored

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

  1. Racism Without Racists (4th edition out in August 2013) (2013)
  2. “The End of Racism? Colorblind-Racism and Popular Media in Post-Civil Rights America, in Edited by Sarah Turner (Vermont) (2013)
  3. The Invisisble Weight of Whiteness: The Racial Grammar of Everyday Life in America, Ethnic and Racial Studies, vol. 34 no. 12 (Accepted, 2012)
  4. The Sweet Enchantment of Color Blindness in Black Face: Explaining the “Miracle,” Debating the Politics, and Suggesting a Way for Hope to be “For Real” in America, Political Power and Social Theory (Accepted, 2012)
  5. Examining, Debating, and Ranting about the Obama Phenomenon: Introduction to Special Section on Obama”, Political Power and Social Theory (Accepted, 2012)


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