David Lopez

David Lopez

Professor Emeritus

Office: 106B Haines Hall

Email: dlopez@soc.ucla.edu

Phone: 310-825-8044

Curriculum Vitae

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Ph. D., Harvard University


Immigration and Ethnicity, Latin American studies, sociology of language.


“Social and Linguistic Aspects of Assimilation Today.” The Handbook of International Migration: The American Experience, ed. Charles Hirschman. New York: Russell Sage,1999.

“Who Does What? California’s Emerging Plural Labor Force.” Organizing Immigrants, ch. 3, ed. Ruth Milkman. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2000 (with Cynthia Feliciano).

“Mexican Americans: A Second Generation at Risk.” Ethnicities: Coming of Age in Immigrant America, ch. 3, ed. Ruben Rumbaut and Alejandro Portes. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2001 (with Ricardo Stanton-Salazar).

“Bilinguisme et changement ethnique en Californie.” La Politique de Babel: du monolinguisme d’Etat au plurilinguisme des peuples,” ed. Denis Lacorne and Tony Judt. Paris: Editions Karthala, 2002

“La menace hispanique: l’espagnol menace-t-il l’anglais aux Etats-Unis?” Herodote; revue de geographie et de geopolitique 4e trimester 2004 (with Vanesa Estrada).

“Whither the Flock? The Catholic Church and the Success of Mexicans in America.” Religion, Immigration and Civic Life in America. Ed. Richard Alba, J Josh DeWind and Albert Roboteau. New York: Russell Sage, forthcoming.

“Los Angeles: The Reluctant Immigrant Metropolis.” The Immigrant Metropolis: The Dynamics of Immigrant Intergenerational Mobility in Los Angeles and New York. Ed. Frank Bean and Ruben Rumbaut. New York: Russell Sage, forthcoming.