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Department ofSociology

Enrique Pumar

Enrique S. Pumar

Fay Boyle Professor and Chair

Dr. Pumar is currently affiliated with the Social Mobility Project of the Institute of Public Economics at the University of the Basque Country in Spain. In 2017, he was a Fulbright Senior Scholar at the University of Valladolid in Spain.  In the Fall 2017, Dr. Pumar was named Visiting Lecturer at the Cultural Institute Felix Varela in La Habana, Cuba, a degree granting institution sponsored by the Vatican. The author of over 50 publications, he serves in the editorial board of multiple academic journals and is the Contributing Editor for Sociology for the Handbook of Latin American Studies published by the Library of Congress. Dr. Pumar is a Senior Fellow at SCU Center for Arts and Humanities

In the News

September 2019

Enrique Pumar was interviewd by Univision about Trump’s visit to the Bay Area sparking protests and about his analysis of the impeachment proceedings.

August 8, 2019

Enrique Pumar was a guest expert on CNN numerous times, as well as Univision, discussing racial tensions and the rise of hate crimes in the US. 

January 8, 2019

Enrique Pumar was interviewed on Univision about the risks associated with Trump’s threat to close the Southwestern border.