Director of the Center for Mexican American Studies and Professor of Sociology, University of Houston
Phone: (708) 769-2890
Topics of Expertise: Adoption & Foster Care / Children / Latino Families
Pamela Anne Quiroz (Ph.D. University of Chicago, 1993) is Executive Director of the national research consortium, the Inter University Program on Latino Research [IUPLR]. She is also Director of the University of Houston’s Center for Mexican American and Latino/a Studies Center and CLASS Distinguished Professor of Sociology. Her book, Dating, Mating and Relating: Personal Advertising and Romance in Modern Society, is the result of seventeen years of research on modern dating activities. It was published by McFarland Press in 2022. She is also the creator of Latino cARTographies, the country’s first portable, bilingual and interactive digital board that maps the Latino visual artists of Houston (also unveiled in 2022).