Armando Mejia, Lecturer

: PSY-205B
Pronouns: he/him/his

Main Courses:

  • SOC 427 (Social Movements and Activism)
  • SOC 449 (Political Sociology)
  • SOC 356 (Classical Sociological Theory)
  • SOC 357 (Modern Sociological Theory)
  • SOC 420 (Social Stratification)
  • SOC 436 (Racism, Power, and Inequality)
  • SOC 346 (Race, Class & Gender)
  • SOC 341 (Central American and Caribbean People in the U.S)
  • SOC 317 (International Social Problems & Conflict)
  • SOC 100 (Principles of Sociology).

Research & Teaching Interests:

  • Political Sociology; Social Movements and Activism; Urban Sociology and the Planning of Cities; Environment, Public Health, and Justice; Social Stratification and Inequality; Sociology and Politics of Race, Ethnicity, and Immigration; Sociology and Politics of U.S Latino/a/x Populations and Latin America; Comparative Political Economy; Globalization and Development Studies; Social Theory; and Qualitative Research Methods.


  • Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science & Sociology, University of Wisconsin, Madison.
  • M.A., Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison
  • M.C.P., Master of City Planning, University of California, Berkeley
  • B.A., Political Science, University of California, Berkeley


  • Latino Americans and Political Participation (Co-Edited, Sharon Ann Navarro, PhD.). ABC-CLIO Press.


  • Scholarly Intersection Grant, College of Liberal Arts, CSULB: 2019, 2017, and 2016
  • Fund for Latino Scholarship Grant, American Political Science Association, 2015
  • Vilas Travel Grant, University of Wisconsin, 2010
  • Multicultural Teaching Scholar Fellowship, University of Missouri, Columbia, 2007
  • Graduate Fellow, Institute for Research on Poverty, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 2004-2007.