- ETHN 11: Introduction to Ethnic Studies
- ETHN 100: Ethnic America
- ETHN 131: La Raza Studies
- ETHN 132: La Mujer Chicana
- ETHN 136: U.S.-Mexican Border Relations
- ETHN 137: Race and Ethnicity in Latin America and the Caribbean
Chicanos/Latinos(as) in Higher Education; Graduate Education; College Choice; Race, Class, & Gender Inequalities; Intersectionality Theory; Race and Ethnic Relations; Immigration Studies
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Ramirez, E. (2014). "Que estoy haciendo aqui? (What am I doing here?)": Chicanos/Latinos(as) navigating challenges and inequalities during their first year of graduate school. Equity & Excellence in Education, 47(2), 167-186.
Reese, E., Ramirez, E., & Estrada-Correa, V. (2013). The politics of welfare inclusion: Explaining state variation in legal immigrants' welfare rights. Sociological Perspectives, 56(1), 97-130.
Ramirez, E. (2013). Examining Latinos/as' graduate school choice process: An intersectionality perspective. Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, 12(1), 23-36.
Ramirez, E. (2011). “No one taught me the steps’: Latinos’ experiences applying to graduate school. Journal of Latinos and Education, 10(3), 204-222.
Barajas, M., & Ramirez, E. (2007). Beyond home/host dichotomies: A comparative examination of gender relations in a transnational Mexican community. Sociological Perspectives, 50(3), 367-392.
Reese, E. & Ramirez, E. (2002). The new ethnic politics of welfare: Struggles over legal immigrants’ rights to welfare in California. Journal of Poverty, 8(3), 29-62.
Chapters in Edited Books
Ramirez, E. & Mirandé, A., (in press, 2014). Autoethnography/Testimonio, common sense racism, and the politics of cross-gender mentoring. In C. S. V. Turner & J. C. Gonzalez (Eds.), Mentoring Across Institutions, Class, Gender, and Race: Cultivating the Next Generation of Academics of Color. Sterling, VA: Stylus Publishers.
Ramirez, E. (2011). Arizona: Ground zero for the war on immigrants and Latinos(as). In B. Baker, J. L. Figueroa, B. Mosupyoe, & G. Y. Mark (Eds.), Introduction to Ethnic Studies, (3rd ed., pp. 445-460), Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company.
Barajas, M. & Ramirez, E. (2008). Gender and Immigration. In R. C. Wedding & B. Mosupyoe (Eds.), Institutions, Ideologies, and Individuals: Feminist Perspectives on Gender, Race, & Class, (2nd ed., pp. 97-124), Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt Publishers.
- American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education (AAHHE) Faculty Fellowship.
- Women of Influence Certificate of Recognition, Women’s Resource Center, California State University, Sacramento.
- All People’s Recognition Ceremony Award, Multicultural Center, California State University, Sacramento.
- Institute for Social Research, Faculty Research Fellowship, College of Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Studies, California State University, Sacramento.
- University of California All Campus Consortium on Research for Diversity (UC ACCORD) Dissertation Fellowship.
- Outstanding Teaching Assistant of the Year Award, Department of Sociology, University of California, Riverside.
- American Sociological Association (ASA)
- Pacific Sociological Association (PSA)
- California Sociological Association (CSA)
- Association for the Study of Higher Education (ASHE)
- American Education Research Association (AERA)
- National Association for Chicana and Chicano Studies (NACCS)