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Samuel Torres

PhD Student

Photo: Samuel  Torres
Email: 
i005507@unm.edu
Office: 
SSCI #1065

Curriculum vitae

Research Interests

Crime, Law, and Social Control , Race and Ethnicity , Criminology

Research Statement:

I am interested in macro-level predictors of criminal offending as they result in and are a consequence of racial/ethnic socioeconomic inequality, in the United States and elsewhere. Theoretically, I am interested in relative deprivation and social disorganization perspectives.

Profile:

My name is Samuel Torres and I have lived in New Mexico since 2009. I grew up in Fremont, California and moved to Albuquerque to pursue my undergraduate education, where I received my B.A. in Criminology from UNM in 2013. In 2014, I married my wife Kassily and in August of that year began the graduate program in the Sociology Department.