Daniel Olmos

Daniel Olmos
Assistant Professor
(818) 677-4495
Office location:
Santa Susana 310



B.A., Sociology, UC Santa Barbara, 2004
M.A., Sociology, UC Santa Barbara, 2011
Ph.D., Sociology, UC Santa Barbara, 2016

Specialty Areas:

Im/migration, Race & Ethnicity, Labor, Politics, Urbanism, Globalization

Courses Taught:

SOC 307 Ethnic Diversity in America
SOC 410 Urban Sociology
SOC 461 Sociology of Immigration
SOC 433 Sociology of Globalization
SOC 585K Race & Ethnicity (Graduate Seminar) 

Selected Publications and Presentations


Daniel Olmos et al., "Civil Discourse and Social Change: A University-wide, Faculty-led Social Justice Initiative within the Neoliberal University," Journal of Higher Education Policy And Leadership Studies, 4:2 (2023).

Daniel Olmos, "Unsung Heroes or Exploited Workers? Latino Migrant Day Laborers in Post-Harvey Houston and Critical Environmental Justice," Resilience: A Journal of the Environmental Humanities, 9:2 (2022).

Daniel Olmos, “Racialized Im/migration and Autonomy of Migration Perspectives: New Directions and Opportunities,” Sociology Compass, 13:9 (2019).