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Adrian Cruz

Adrian Cruz
Adrian CruzAssistant Professor
  • CollegeCollege of Fine Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
  • DepartmentSociology
  • Phone(978) 934-4000

Research Interests

Race and ethnicity; immigration; historical sociology; Latina/Latino studies; Asian American studies; working class issues


  • Cruz, A. (2016) "Borderlands: Contested Crossings, Contested People.,"
  • Cruz, A. (2016) "On the Job: White Employers, Workers of Color, and Racial Triangulation Theory.," Sociology Compass 10 pp. 918
  • Cruz, A. (2016) "The union within the union: Filipinos, Mexicans, and the racial integration of the farm worker movement.," Social Movement Studies 15:4 pp. 361 - 373
  • Cruz, A. (2014) "Labour militancy deferred: racial state interventions and the California farm worker struggle," Race & Class 56:1 pp. 43–58
  • Cruz, A. (2014) "The Ties That Bind: Filipinos, Mexicans and the Racial Integration of the Farm Worker Movement,"
  • Cruz, A. (2010) "There Will be No 'One Big Union': The Struggle for Interracial Labor Unionism in California Agriculture, 1933-1939," Cultural Dynamics 22:1 pp. 29-48
  • Cruz, A. (2009) "Race Against Liberalism: Black Workers and the UAW in Detroit," Ethnic and Racial Studies 32:7 pp. 1287-1288
  • Cruz, A. (2007) "An Inevitable Coalition? The Merger of Two Unions and Peoples in the Farm Workers Movement," Conference Papers -- American Sociological Association pp. 1
  • Cruz, A. (2007) "Jos M. Alamillo-Making Lemonade Out of Lemons: Mexican American Labor and Leisure in a California Town 1880-1960," Left History 12:2
  • Cruz, A. (2007) "{Untitled}," Left History 12:1 pp. 175-177
  • Cruz, A. (2001) "," The Battle to be Mayor: A Case Study of Interethnic Conflict in the Lower Rio Grande Valley