Mo Torres

Mo Torres is a historical sociologist interested in urban political economy, the sociology of race/racism, theories of race and class, and the politics of knowledge production. He is a postdoctoral fellow in the Michigan Society of Fellows and an assistant professor of sociology and public policy at the University of Michigan. His current book project uses mixed and historical methods to explore the politics of post-industrial decline and the production of urban austerity in Michigan from the 1970s to the present. He holds a PhD in sociology from Harvard University, a master’s in public policy from the University of Michigan, and an AB in history and Chicana/o Studies from the University of California, Davis.


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