#553927 Overall Influence

Martin Guevara Urbina

Mexican American writer, professor, and researcher


Why is this person notable and influential?

Martin Guevara Urbina was born in 1972 in San Miguel de Allene, Guanajuato, Mexico. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree from Sul Ross State University, a master’s degree from New Mexico State University, and a Ph.D in sociology from Western Michigan University.

He has spent much of his career exploring socioeconomic, ethnic, racial and gender inequalities in the American criminal justice system, and the impact of the war on drugs, immigration, and terrorism-prevention efforts. He has co-written multiple books with Sofia Espinoza Alvarez, such as Immigration and the Law: Race, Citizenship and Social Control, and Hispanics in the U.S. Criminal Justice System: Ethnicity, Ideology, and Social Control. He is an advocate for evidence-based criminal justice policy to affirm the dignity of ethnic and racial minorities in the United States and promote equitable criminal justice policy.

He has taught at multiple institutions such as University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee, New Mexico State University, Howard College, Texas A&M University–Central Texas, and Western Michigan University, and was recognized for his teaching at both Western Michigan University and the University of Wisconsin– Milwaukee.

He is currently Professor of Criminal Justice at Sul Ross State University/Rio Grande College, and continues his research into Latinx criminal justice issues.

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Martin Guevara Urbina is a Mexican-born American author, writer, researcher, professor, and speaker who, as a sociologist and criminologist, works on Latina and Latino issues in the United States.

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New Mexico State University
New Mexico State University

University in the U.S.A.

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Sul Ross State University
Sul Ross State University

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Western Michigan University
Western Michigan University

Public university located in Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

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Influence Rankings by Discipline

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#259 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#2633 World Rank
#64352 World Rank