R.S. Oropesa

Professor of Sociology & Demography
Pennsylvania State University


R.S. Oropesa

Sal Oropesa holds a Ph.D. from the University of Washington. After a stint working in the Chicago division of a worldwide marketing communications empire, he joined the faculty at the Pennsylvania State University where he is currently a Professor of Sociology & Demography and an associate of the Population Research Institute. His research examines the consequences of international migration and assimilation (or the lack thereof) for various forms of ethno-racial inequality. Although this research focuses primarily on Latinos in the United States, his interests extend to Latin America as well.

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Pennsylvania State University
Department of Sociology
201 Oswald Tower
University Park, PA 16802

Email rso1@psu.edu
Phone 814 865-1577
Web Profiles sociology.la.psu.edu/people/rso1