Dr. Steven Osuna, Associate Professor
Phone: (562) 985-4604
- Critical Criminology (Soc. 342)
- Modern Sociological Theory (Soc. 357)
- Sociology of Migration and Immigration (Soc. 358)
- The Transnational Latino Experience in the Caribbean: Imperialism, Reform, and Revolution (CHLS 430 – Cuba Study Abroad Course)
- Racism and political economy, globalization and immigration; policing and criminalization; social theory
- B.A. Chicana/o Studies, CSU Los Angeles, 2005
- M.A., Chicana/o Studies, CSU Los Angeles, 2008
- M.A./PhD, Sociology: Black Studies Doctoral Emphasis, UC Santa Barbara, 2015
- Osuna, S (2021) “Securing Manifest Destiny: Mexico’s War on Drugs, Crisis of Legitimacy, and Global Capitalism,” Journal of World Systems Research, 21(1).
- Osuna, S (2020) “Transnational Moral Panic: Neoliberalism and the Spectre of MS-13,” Race & Class, 61(4).
- Osuna, S (2019) “The Psycho Realm Blues: The Violence of Policing, Disordering Practices, and Rap Criticism in Los Angeles,” Chiricú Journal: Latina/o Literatures, Arts, and Cultures, 4(1).
- Osuna, S (2017) “Class Suicide: The Black Radical Tradition, Radical Scholarship, and the Neoliberal Turn.” In Gaye T. Johnson and Alex Lubin. The Futures of Black Radicalism.
- Osuna, S (2017) “Obstinate Transnational Memories: How Oral Histories Shape Salvadoran-Mexican Subjectivities.” In Alicia Estrada et. al. U.S. Central Americans: Reconstructing Memories, Struggles, and Communities of Resistance.
- Osuna, S (2016) “They’re Not Solving the Problem, They’re Displacing It: An Interview with Alex Sanchez.” In Jordan D. Camp and Christina Heatherton. Policing the Planet: Why the Policing Crisis Led to Black Lives Matter.
- Osuna, S (2015) “Intra-Latina/o Encounters: Salvadoran and Mexican Struggles and Salvadoran-Mexican Subjectivities in Los Angeles,” Special Issue of Ethnicities: Latino Formation in the U.S.: Laboring Classes, Migration & Identities 15(2).