María Vélez

María Vélez

María Vélez

Associate Professor of Sociology, University of New Mexico

Areas of Expertise

  • Racial and Economic Inequality
  • Communities
  • Criminology


  • B.A., St. Mary's University, San Antonio, Texas (1992) Political Science
  • M.A., The University of Texas at Austin (1994) Government
  • Ph.D., The Ohio State University (2002) Sociology

María Vélez was a SRI participant in 2010 and 2011. Her projects were "Assessing the Directionality of Residential Bank Loans and Crime: An Analysis of Seattle Neighborhoods (1981-2000)" and "City Contexts of Incorporation and the Immigration-Neighborhood Homicide Connection: A National Study of Neighborhoods."

María Vélez's CV (pdf)


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