Edgar J Campos

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I am a PhD student whose main areas of interests involve the intertwining of the sport, culture, and politics with special emphasize on Latin America. I am especially interested in the political role that sport has in Latin America and around the world in creating a national culture and group identity.

I am also interested in learning a variety of methods to best answer the questions I have. Methods that I have used in the past include content analysis, ethnography, interviewing, and quantitative methods.

Educational Background & Specialties

Educational Background

  • B.A.: Sociology, California State University- Sacramento, Sacramento, California, 2015.

Curriculum Vitae


  • Culture
  • Political Sociology
  • Latin America
  • Sociology of Sport
  • Historical Sociology
Courses Taught
  • Teaching Assistant SOC 3811: Social Statistics, Summer 2017
  • Teaching Assistant SOC 3811: Social Statistics, Spring 2018
Research & Professional Activities


  • Research Assistant: Kids’ Involvement and Diversity Study (KIDS) Project University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, Supervisors: Doug Hartmann and Teresa Swartz. Duties: Ethnography, interviewing, scheduling interviewing, data entry., Fall 2016 - Present
  • Research Assistant: Undergraduate Media Project. California State University, Sacramento, Supervisor: Todd Migliaccio. Duties: writing literature/reviews, watching film, data entry., Spring 2015


  • Graduate Student Board Member for the The Society Pages : Write Public Engaging Sociological Pieces/Monitor the content flow of the Culture Page, Fall 2016 - Spring 2017
  • Graduate Diversity Committee Member: A grad student member that worked on issues of diversity within the department, Fall 2016 - Spring 2017
  • Graduate Affairs/Admissions Committee Member: helped with organizing and planning visitation weekend for the prospective students, Spring 2017
  • Edelstein Family Sociology Research Fellowship, University of Minnesota, Fall 2016 - Spring 2017
  • California State University Chancellor's Doctoral Incentive Program (CDIP)