Amada Armenta is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she specializes in the areas of Race and Ethnicity, Immigration, and Crime and Justice. Amada earned a M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from UCLA, and a B.A. in Political Science from Rice University. She hails from the sunny town of El Centro and has lived and/or studied in Houston, Havana, San Diego, Los Angeles, Nashville, Ithaca, and Philadelphia. She loves traveling, sports, and Dodgers baseball. 


Email: armenta at upenn dot edu