Brown and Gay in LA: Race, Sexuality, and the Educational Experiences of Second-Generation Filipino and Mexican American Gay Men

Location: 
McNeil 150
Date: 
November 8, 2021 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Title: 
Professor of Sociology
Affiliation: 
California State Polytechnic University-Pomona
Speaker Biographies: 

Anthony Ocampo, Ph.D., is a scholar and writer who focuses on race, immigration, and LGBTQ issues. He is Assistant Professor of Sociology at Cal Poly Pomona and a Ford Foundation Fellow. He is the author of The Latinos of Asia: How Filipino Americans Break the Rules of Race, recently featured on NPR Morning Edition. Dr. Ocampo is currently working on his second book, To Be Brown and Gay in LA, which chronicles the lives of gay men of color from immigrant families.

 A native Los Angelino, Dr. Ocampo is a graduate of Stanford University (BA 2003, MA 2004) and UCLA (MA 2006, PhD 2011).