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Mauricio Torres

Mauricio Torres

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Mauricio Torres

Ph.D. Student, Sociology Department

Highest degree earned

MA, Sociology, Syracuse University, 2013
BA, Sociology and Africana Studies, Dickinson College, 2012


Reece Torres is a sixth year PhD student in the sociology department. His areas of focus include race and racial inequality, affect, education, and Hip Hop.  He coauthored, along with Aaron Hoy, Marcus Bell, and Selene Cammer-Bechtold, a book chapter titled Working-Class Graduate Students and theNeoliberalization of Higher Education: A Collaborative Autoethnography.  He is currently working on a piece with Dr. Dalia Rodriguez and Mary Cannito-Coville on affective economies of fear and state sponsored violence as they pertain to the death of Trayvon Martin and the uprisings in Ferguson, Missouri. 

Research Interests

Race and Racial inequality, Affect, Education, and Hip Hop