Hello! My name is Camila H. Alvarez and I am an assistant professor of sociology at the University of California, Merced. My areas of expertise are environmental sociology, environmental justice, and critical quantitative methodology. In my research I address the question: How are social inequalities reinforced through environmental problems? My background training in mathematics and passion for numbers draws me to use statistical methods in my research. I contextualize my work using theoretical frameworks from political economy and sociology of race and ethnicity. I have published in Social Problems, Social Science & Medicine, Environmental Justice, Socius, Nature & Culture, and Sociological Perspectives.
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