Nilda Flores-Gonzalez

Assoc Dir & Professor
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
TEMPE Campus


Nilda Flores-González is a professor and associate director of sociology in the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics. Her work focuses on race and ethnicity, children and youth, identity, Latino sociology and education. Her current research explores the effects of racialization on the ways in which Latino youth understand national belonging. Professor Flores-González is the author of "Citizens but not Americans: Race and Belonging among Latino Millennials" (NYU Press, 2017), and "School Kids, Street Kids: Identity Development in Latino Students" (Teachers College Press 2002), co-editor of "Marcha: Latino Chicago in the Immigrant Rights Movement" (University of Illinois Press 2010) and co-editor of "Immigrant Women Workers in the Neoliberal Era" (University of Illinois Press 2013). She has published articles on various topics such as race and Latino identity, youth and social justice, and education and has received funding from the Ford Foundation, the National Science Foundation and the Russell Sage Foundation.


  • Ph.D. Sociology, University of Chicago
  • M.A. Sociology, University of Chicago


Fall 2020
Course Number Course Title
SOC 498 Pro-Seminar
SOC 591 Seminar
WST 598 Special Topics
SOC 792 Research
SOC 799 Dissertation
Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
SOC 498 Pro-Seminar
SOC 598 Special Topics
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
SOC 241 Modern Social Problems
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
FAS 390 Supervised Research Experience