Yasmiyn Irizarry, Ph.D.               
I am an Assistant Professor of African and African Diaspora Studies at The University of Texas at Austinwith affiliated appointments in the Department of Sociology, Department of Mexican American and Latina/o Studies, and Population Research Center

My research interests include  (1) sociology of education, (2) race and ethnicity, (3) stratification and inequality, (4) social attitudes, and (5) sexuality and queer studies.  My current research examines issues related to inequality in elementary and high school contexts, racial identity, ascription, and quantitative measurement, the relationship between identity, ideology, and negative social attitudes, and perceptions of prejudice and discrimination among racialized minority groups.