William Vélez


Office: Bolton Hall, Room 746
Phone: 414/229-4809
E-mail: velez@uwm.edu
Vita (pdf)

Winter Break Office Hours (Dec. 12, 2014 - Jan. 25, 2015): By appointment


Ph.D., Sociology, Yale University

Areas of Specialization:

Sociology of Education; Social Stratification; Race and Ethnic Relations; Sociology of Latinos

Teaching Schedule

Spring 2015
Sociol 323-201: Sociological Perspectives on Latino Communities in the United States
Fall 2014
Sociol 423-001: Latino Immigration and Incorporation (pdf)
Sociol 910-001: The Sociology of Inequality (pdf)
Summer 2014
Sociol 150-201:  Multicultural America (pdf)
Spring 2014
Sociol 323-201:  Sociological Perspectives on Latino Communities in the United States (pdf)
Sociol 610-001:  Reproduction of Minority Communities (pdf)

Selected Publications:

Antrop-Gonzalez, Rene F., Garrett, Tomas, and Velez, William. ““What have we learned from our research?: Making sense of the impact of protestant religiosity on the academic achievement of urban Latina/o youth.” International Handbook of Protestant Education Springer. (2012): 417-430.
Velez, William, and Goldsmith, Patrick A. “Transitions to Wage Labor and Postsecondary Education Among Puerto Rican Youth.” Centro Journal 23.2 (2011): 20-37.
Velez, William, Martin, Michael E., and Mendez, Edgar. “Segregation Patterns in Metro Areas: Latinos and African Americans in 2000.” Centro Journal 21.1 (2009): 118-137.