Edward Telles, Advisory Board
Edward Telles is Distinguished Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Santa Barbara. His most recent book is Pigmentocracies: Ethnicity, Race, and Color in Latin America (2014). Telles also authored Race in Another America: The Significance of Skin Color in Brazil (2004) and co-authored Generations of Exclusion: Mexican Americans, Assimilation, and Race (2008). He is a collaborator and former director of the Project on Ethnicity and Race in Latin America (PERLA), as well as a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Telles directed the Ford Foundation's human rights program from 1998 to 2002. He was previously a professor at Princeton University and UCLA.