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Amber R. Crowell

Amber R. Crowell is Assistant Professor of Sociology at California State University, Fresno. Her research interests include racial residential segregation and social inequalities, racial/ethnic relations, social demography, and quantitative methodology. She has previously published research on the macro and micro dynamics of Latina/o locational attainments and residential segregation and is currently studying the social consequences of residential segregation and unstable integration with a focus on educational opportunity gaps. She earned her Ph.D. in Sociology from Texas A&M University in 2014, her M.S. in Sociology from Texas A&M University in 2010, and her B.A. in Sociology with a minor in Mathematics from Texas A&M University – Commerce in 2008. She previously held a postdoctoral research position at the Texas Federal Statistical Research Data Center located at Texas A&M University. She began her faculty position at Fresno State in 2016 and teaches courses in quantitative methods, social inequality, race and ethnicity, and demography. She is involved in undergraduate research, having mentored undergraduate research projects through her college honors program and in collaboration with the REU program at her alma mater, Texas A&M University. She is originally from the Dallas-Ft. Worth metroplex and identifies as Latina multiracial.