Pablo Geraldo Bastías

Pablo Geraldo Bastías

Graduate Student

Office: 228 Haines Hall


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  • MA, Sociology, UCLA (2019)
  • MA, Sociology, PUC Chile (2015)
  • BA, History, PUC Chile (2010)

Fields of Study

Stratification and Inequality, Quantitative and Computational Methods, Career and Technical Education


  • Gonzalez, K., Geraldo, P., Estay, M., & Franklin, C. (2019) “Solution-Focused Brief Therapy for Individuals With Alcohol Use Disorders in Chile.” Research in Social Work Practice
  • Geraldo, P. (2018) “Secondary Schools’ Vocational Track and the Reproduction of Social Inequality.” National Thesis Award: Thinking the Youth 2015. Santiago, National Youth Institute (in Spanish)
  • Maldonado L., & Geraldo P. (2018) “Fixed Effects Regression and Effect Heterogeneity”. In: Giesselmann M., Golsch K., Lohmann H., Schmidt-Catran A. (eds) Lebensbedingungen in Deutschland in der Längsschnittperspektive. Springer VS, Wiesbaden
  • Geraldo, P. & Salinas, E. (2015) “Primary and Secondary Effects in the Choice of School Track.” Proceedings of 8th Chilean Sociology Congress. La Serena, Central University at Chile (in Spanish)
  • Geraldo, P. (2013) “The Crisis of Chilean Marxist Historiography.” Proceeding of 5th International Congress in Philosophy and Theory of History. Viña del Mar, Adolfo Ibañez University at Chile (in Spanish)
  • Geraldo, P. (2012) “Catholic Church Members during Popular Unity Government.” Simon Collier Seminar. Santiago, History Department, Pontifical Catholic University at Chile (in Spanish)

Awards & Grants

  • Graduate Scholarship (2018-2021), Chilean Commission of Science and Technology Research, CONICYT.
  • Graduate Summer Research Mentorship (2018), UCLA.
  • National Thesis Award: Thinking the Youth (2015). First Place in Graduate Category. Ministry of Social Development: National Youth Institute.
  • Graduate Scholarship (2013-2014). National Commission for Scientific and Technological Research
  • Historical Research Award: Simon Collier Seminar (2011). Honor. History Department, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.
  • Jaime Eyzaguirre Academic Achievement Award (2010). History Department, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile.

Conference Presentations

  • 2019 Schools as Sorting Machines: The Case of Vocational Tracking in Chile. PAA and RC28
  • 2019 A Network Approach to Career and Technical Education in Chile. PAA (Poster)
  • 2016 Causal graphs in social research. 9th Chilean Congress of Sociology
  • 2015 Impacts of High School Vocational Education. International Congress of Education and Poverty
  • 2014 Primary and Secondary Effects in the Choice of School Track. 8th Chilean Congress of Sociology (with Elisa Salinas)
  • 2011 Representations of the Conflict in Allende’s Chile. 19th Congress of Chilean History
  • 2011 The Crisis of Chilean Marxist Historiography. 5th International Congress of Theory and Philosophy of History: Causality in History.


  • Jennie Brand
  • Jacob Foster