Enrique S. Pumar, Ph.D.
IPR Executive Committee
Associate Professor and Chair, Dept. of Sociology
Phone: (202) 319-5941
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Department: Department of Sociology
Dr. Enrique S. Pumar is an Associate Professor of Sociology at The Catholic University of America. His teaching and research interests cover the areas of comparative national development, race and ethnicity, poverty and inequality, higher education, and urban crime.
Dr. Pumar is the author of multiple publications in the areas of political sociology, national development, migration, and crime and security. He is currently editing a book about the Hispanic presence in the Washington metropolitan region. Other publications include "Political Realism" in The Encyclopedia of Globalization (George Ritzer ed. Wiley, 2011) "How Revolutions Justify Themselves," in A Changing Cuba in a Changing World (Mauricio A. Font, ed. CUNY. Bildner Publications, 2010); "Trade, Peace and Democracy: The Evidence from Latin America," in The Economics of Peace and Security Journal (2007); and "The Long and Winning Road in the Sociology of National Development," in The Handbook of Social Problems (Vincent Parrillo, ed.; Thousand Oaks, Sage, 2008).
Dr. Pumar is the Contributing Editor for Sociology to the Library of Congress Handbook of Latin American and a member of the Editorial Board of Sociological Forum. He serves in the Advisory Board of the Smithsonian DC Latino History Project and a member of the Working Group on Human Migration at the Interactivity Foundation. He chairs the Graduate Council of the Eastern Sociological Society. During the 2008-2009 academic year he was elected President of the Washington, DC Sociological Society.